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Basel, Switzerland, 10/15/2018 - The Medtech & Pharma Platform is proud to announce the 5th anniversary of the annual event, entitled “Global perspectives and trends at the intersection of pharma and medtech” - Medtech-Pharma.com.
The event is taking place in Basel, Switzerland, on 16-17 October 2018
The MPP annual event, organized by the Medtech & Pharma Platform international industry association, is the leading conference in the sector of combined products, bringing together key stakeholders from medtech and pharmaceutical companies with the aim to encourage cross-sectoral collaboration, foster innovation and enhance synergies.
Keynote speakers Michael Doherty of Foundation Medicine and Charles Bridges of Actelion will open the conference with insights into innovations at the intersection of pharma and medtech. Their presentations will be followed by a panel discussion featuring Matthew May of the European Patients’ Forum, who will bring the patients’ perspective on these innovative products.
Over the two days, six sessions will focus on current topics relating to pharmaceuticals, medical devices, in-vitro diagnostics and combined products. Internationally acknowledged experts will discuss regulatory trends, innovative technologies, combined products development, digital health, and management of patient data.
Ms Fürst-Ladani, President of the MPP association and CEO of SFL Regulatory Affairs & Scientific Communication commented: “We are proud to celebrate the 5th anniversary of the MPP annual event with an engaging program that gives attendees the opportunity to exchange knowledge and connect with international industry and regulatory experts. I am excited about the large number of senior professionals from international pharmaceutical and medtech companies attending the event this year”.
In addition to the program, table top exhibitions and 1-on-1 partnering meetings will take place during the conference breaks, to facilitate networking and business partnerships among participants.
The next year’s Medtech & Pharma Platform annual event will take place on 24-25 October 2019 in Basel, Switzerland.
About The Medtech & Pharma Platform (MPP)
The Medtech & Pharma Platform (medtech-pharma.com) is an international industry association enhancing the synergies between medtech and pharmaceutical companies. MPP provides a forum for both industries to exchange knowledge and to collaborate in technology and regulatory areas.
Whilst the MPP Association has a global vision the initial focus of its activities is at European level. By engaging in political dialogue, MPP helps shape a proportionate regulatory framework for combined products in Europe, with an ultimate goal to reduce time to market, improve access to innovative products and better match patients' needs.
The Medtech & Pharma Platform is a not-for-profit association in accordance with Articles 60 et seq. of the Swiss Civil Code.
The MPP Association is registered in the EU Transparency register, ID 234427831877-10.
The MPP Association is governed by its General Assembly and the Board of Directors, composed of industry representatives. The secretariat carries out the daily activities of the MPP association.