General Assembly Medical Cluster
16. June 2015
Bellevue Palace, Berne

Swiss Medtech Day
17. June 2015
Kursaal Berne, Berne

Point of contact
Doris Loretan
Tel. +41 31 330 97 79

Partner organisations:

Location Partner:

General Assembly Medical Cluster & Swiss Medtech Day

⇒ Program

The Swiss Medtech Day consists of the general assembly on 16. June 2015 and the conference on 17 June 2015.

General assembly & networking dinner
Date: 16 June 2015, from 16:15 onwards
Venue: Hotel Bellevue Palace, Berne
Importance of the Swiss medical technology industry
Federal Councillor Johann N. Schneider-Ammann

Medtech Switzerland as an important growth engine for multinational companies
Juan-José Gonzalez, President EMEA, DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson

Presentation Life Science Nation Report
Dr. Benoît Dubuis, President of Bioalps

Limited seating at the networking dinner. Registrations by members of the Medical Cluster will be prioritized.
Swiss Medtech Day
Date: 17 June 2015, 9:00-17:00
Venue: Kursaal Berne, Berne

The Swiss Medtech Day will bring together for the first time all stakeholders in Swiss medical technology: industry, academia, government and authority. At the core of the conference are three workshops on topics which are currently attracting great interest. Conference languages are German, French, and English.
Swiss medtech: Challenges and perspectives
Claude Clément, CTO of Wyss Center for Bio and Neuro Engineering, Geneva

Managing regulatory affairs complexity in an international environment
Dr. Christian Münster, Global Regulatory Affairs, Carl Zeiss Meditec AG, Oberkochen

Innovation - the art of ignoring borders
Marcel Aeschlimann, Managing Partner, Creaholic SA, Biel

Cooperation with Global players
Beat Lechmann, Development Manager Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine, DePuy Synthes, Solothurn
Joachim Brand, Head of Instrument Operations, Roche Diagnostics International AG, Rotkreuz

Parallel workshops on three topics
Market access
Working with Global Players

ATTENTION: Kindly be informed that the workshop "Innovation" has been sold out, hence a registration for the workshops "Market access" as well as "Working with Global Players" is still possible - We appreciate your understanding.

Program committee
  • Dr. Roger Abächerli, Schiller AG
  • Dr. Gerhard Bauer, Institut Straumann AG
  • Joachim Brand, Roche Diagnostics International AG
  • André Burch, Biotronik AG
  • Gino Burro, Zühlke Engineering AG
  • Peter Höst, Medela AG
  • Beat Lechmann, DePuy Synthes
  • Axel Maltzen, Medartis AG
  • Eric Perucco, MedBrainTec GmbH
  • Hansjörg Riedwyl, ISS AG, Integrated Scientific Services
  • Martin Schmidt, Jossi Orthopedics AG
  • Andy Tonazzi, konplan systemhaus ag

  • Dr. Karoline Mathys Badertscher, Head of market surveillance, member of the board of directors, Swissmedic
  • Silvio Frey, Head of Marketing and Sales, Business Area eHealth, Post CH AG
Participation fees – General assembly

General assembly  CHF 0.-
Networking dinner  CHF 150.-

Participation fees – Swiss Medtech Day

Members of the Medical Cluster CHF 380.-
Members of partner organisations   CHF 440.-
Non – members CHF 500.-
Start-up (less than three years old) CHF 150.-

We would kindly ask you to register until Friday, 12 June 2015, by clicking here.

General information:
The Bellevue Palace Hotel offers participants of the Swiss Medtech Day reduced accommodation fees.

Single room standard CHF 319.-
Single room deluxe  CHF 353.-
Double room standard  CHF 427.-
Double room deluxe      CHF 509.-

Rates are net per room and night. Participants are requested to book their accommodation directly with the Belleuvue Palace Hotel. In order to profit from these rates, we would kindly ask you to mention “Swiss Medtech Day” when booking.
Event Informations
starts at 16.06.2015 - 16:30 h
end 17.06.2015 - 17:00 h
Category Medical Cluster 
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