The afternoon long conference brought together over 90 leaders in healthcare innovation including clinical experts, distinguished academics, financial investors, and corporates who discussed the challenges faced in healthcare innovation and how to exit healthcare solutions strategically.
Kurt Hertogs, Platform Innovation & Incubator Strategy Leader, Johnson & Johnson Innovation presented novel ways to identify and nurture innovation. Other topics discussed ranged from venture capital investments and living examples of companies who have experienced the process of growing through innovation. Accompanying J&J were GIMV (venture capital), University of Gent (Tech Transfer) and Life Science company Celyad.
“The speakers were well received, each highlighting different elements of bringing ideas and innovation to value and exchanging ideas on how to connect to stakeholders in the healthcare industry” said Ernst Elhorst, Managing Director for CMC Consulting Group.
“The IMD Alumni Club Belgium has been delighted to co-operate for M&A and Innovation in Healthcare with CMC Consulting Group and J&J Innovation. The speakers of this outstanding event provided interesting insides on the innovation processes successfully used within their organizations, whether they were coming from the academic world, private firms or from Venture Capital Funds. The feedback gathered from the great number of participant has been utmost positive. We are grateful for the valuable contribution of all stakeholders for the great success of this event” said Georges Noel, President of the IMD Business School Alumni Association, Belgium.
To learn more about CMC’s services for healthcare innovators, contact Giacomo Basadonna at +1 (508) 720 9803 or Ernst Elhorst at +31 35 694 0999.
About CMC Consulting Group’s Medical Affairs Division (MAD)
Since 2014, the MAD Team has advised healthcare companies with: Clinical Support for Product Development, Clinical Strategy & Due Diligence, Healthcare Economics, Clinical Investigations, and Regulatory Strategy Advisory. Led by Giacomo Basadonna, M.D., Ph.D. CMC Consulting’s Medical Affairs Division has developed a team of healthcare advisors who work with our clients throughout the timeline of their projects from proof of concept to market implementation.
About CMC Consulting Group
The CMC Group is an international advisory firm providing integrated transaction services, management and medical affairs consulting and contract research to companies in the life science industries. This integration provides clients a seamless interface between strategy and implementation and incorporates a range of perspectives designed to optimize engagement outcomes. With offices in the United States, Asia and throughout the EU, the firm complements global industry knowledge with rich local market insight.