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APACMed Board Chairman, John Collings, will officially kick off the forum providing an overview of the Forum, elaborate on its theme, and introduce the concept of the three E’s. Through insightful reflections, he will share a roadmap for the forum, offering valuable perspectives on advancing innovation in the healthcare sector.
Bringing in the Patient Perspective
In her role as President of the Brain Tumour Society (Singapore), Melissa brings patient representation to this session, sharing a heartfelt and sincere narrative of the potential, challenges, and even pitfalls of medical innovation. It’s a compelling story that sheds light on the profound influence of MedTech innovation on patients’ lives.
As the global CEO of a MedTech giant, Thomas will elucidate the significance of innovation and the three E’s in the MedTech industry, also providing valuable insights into Roche’s unique innovation strategy, its evolution and implications for patients and talent.
Sharing candid insights into the significance of innovation in MedTech Industry, Lance reflects on Roche’s innovation strategy, including both its triumphs and tribulations. Both speakers jointly highlight the critical role that industry plays in shepherding medical innovation.
Step into the forefront of medical innovation with Dr Jordan in this enlightening session. Discover the vast potential of medical innovation as he provides a glimpse into the future with forward-looking predictions and how we can unlock innovation’s potential by upgrading human capital.
This fireside chat delves into the implications of Innovation for the MedTech industry. A senior executive shares insights on their company’s balance between innovation and real-world adoption, aligning with the three E’s model. The subsequent dialogue between Jordan and the industry leader explores whether we’re pushing medical innovation too far in the Asia Pacific, and discusses practical approaches to aligning human skills with innovation, identifying key opportunities and risks.
Explore the Asian MedTech perspective with Terumo, a unique multinational rooted in the region. Sato San will take us on a journey through Terumo’s evolution, charting its progression from its origins in Asia to its current global stature, uncover essential elements that contributed to success in the Asian context, emphasizing the pivotal role of talent.
Innovation is at the heart of MedTech, exploring new frontiers and revolutionizing the landscape of patient care.
Our Panel session on “Medical Innovation: Fulfilling Our Promise” will explore the complexities surrounding medical innovation in this thought-provoking panel discussion. Industry leaders will dive into the transformative power of innovation, the ecosystem’s readiness to embrace MedTech innovations and its impact on healthcare workforce, patients and healthcare industry as a whole.
Embark on the journey of embracing innovation and human potential in this dynamic panel session.
Join the MedTech industry leaders addressing the challenges of embracing innovation, its impact on human potential, delving into what innovation signifies for each participating organization and industry’s pivotal role in advancing innovation.
Commencing with an overview of MedTech Innovator Awards, this session will feature compelling pitches from top-selected start-ups. The session will also witness an enlightening dialogue with industry leaders, sharing their cutting-edge product/services, providing valuable insights into the collaborative dynamics shaping the MedTech landscape.
Begin Innovation Day by with an overview of the day’s agenda and expectations, insights from the APACMed Start-up Committee, and the significance of community engagement in fostering innovation.
MedTech Innovation Build vs Buy Landscape
Expect a deep dive into industry trends, enlightening case studies, and valuable insights in a comprehensive presentation on the MedTech innovation build-vs-buy landscape in the Asia Pacific. In addition, a snapshot of insights observed from the APACMed matchmaking database will be released.
Embark on an insightful journey with a Start-up founder sharing
the remarkable story of Gauss Surgical, a patient monitoring start-up and its evolution into a fully-integrated business unit of Stryker.
Following the presentation will be a fireside chat exploring the intricacies of the journey and provide valuable insights for start-ups looking to make that corporate pitch.
Engage in a dynamic panel discussion that delves into the “Realities of Matchmaking in the Asia Pacific”. Our expert panelists will share insights, experiences, and best practices, providing a comprehensive exploration of the challenges and successes within the region’s matchmaking landscape. Discover key strategies for community activation and gain practical insights to enhance your approach in the diverse and dynamic Asia Pacific market.
Experience the convergence of ideas and solutions at the Inaugural APACMed Corporate Challenge Statement. Witness curated start-up matchmaking with 5-minute compelling pitches from each start-up, followed by Q&A session, dedicated time for fostering meaningful connections and collaboration within the MedTech ecosystem.
John Collings is a senior-level leader with more than 20 years of experience in the medical technology and pharmaceutical industry. He started his career with Stryker in 2016, and he was appointed to President of Stryker Asia Pacific in 2020 after assuming leadership roles with increasingly expanded responsibilities.
John is focused on driving and developing high-performing teams across the region. Having lived and worked in seven different countries, John embraces diversity and inclusion. This lays the foundation in developing mission-driven, diverse and inclusive teams that has been key to Stryker’s success. Together with Stryker’s customers, the dynamic team delivers customer-centric and differentiated innovation that drives optimal patient outcomes.