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CMS Global Life Sciences & Healthcare Festival 2021 – Virtual

Van derden

29/11/21 -

Join CMS for this year’s CMS Global Life Sciences & Healthcare Festival 2021 – Virtual from 29 November to 2 December.

Day 1: Artificial Intelligence in Life Sciences and Healthcare: New business models in a changing legal environment

  • Business models for AI driven services in the pharma, medtech and insurance industries
  • A new legal framework for AI: The draft EU regulation and its effects on the Life Sciences industry
  • How industry adopts AI and addresses (legal) opportunities and challenges


  • Justus Wolff, Manager Digital Health, Syte
  • CMS sector specialists

Day 2: Tipping points – when new technologies become approved products

  • Looking at the issues that may arise following first in class approvals
  • Considering RNA vaccines, SiRNA and electroceuticals


  • Marcus Dalton, VP, Curevac
  • Gwynedd Warren, VP and Head of Legal, Galvani
  • Ali Mortazavi, CEO, E-therapeutics
  • CMS sector specialists

Day 3: Sustainability across the Life Sciences and Healthcare sector

  • How could this be implemented in practice in life sciences companies/organisations?
  • Sustainability in the healthcare & life sciences sectors


  • Bruno David PhD, HDR, Ex-Director Phytochemistry & Biodiversity – “Green Mission” – Pierre Fabre Research Institute
  • CMS sector specialists

Day 4: Emerging technologies – challenges faced by companies operating in a new technology area

  • A look at the many challenges faced to bring deep-brain stimulation systems to market
  • A perspective on the solutions and opportunities available for start-ups and SMEs as they enter the market
  • Delving deeper into experiences relevant to succeeding when growing a company based on an emerging technology


  • André Mercanzini, CSO and Co-Founder of Aleva Neurotherapeutics
  • Sasja Heijman, Senior Account Manager Life Sciences & Health, InnovationQuarter
  • Martin Münchbach, Managing Partner Pureos Bioventures
  • CMS sector specialists

Registration for the Festival is free.  Recordings of each day will be available on demand afterwards.


We will close each day with a 30-minute networking session for you with members of the Global CMS Life Sciences & Healthcare Sector Group.

We do hope you will be able to join us for the Global Festival!

Webinar series

  • 29 November – Global Life Sciences & Healthcare Festival 2021 – Day 1
  • 30 November – Global Life Sciences & Healthcare Festival 2021 – Day 2
  • 01 December – Global Life Sciences & Healthcare Festival 2021 – Day 3
  • 02 December – Global Life Sciences & Healthcare Festival 2021 – Day 4