CPHI Webinar Series

Driving Digital Transformation in Pharma

February 24, 2021
4pm CET / 10am EST
What will this webinar address?

Increased adoption of digital technologies can offer a multitude of benefits for pharma companies –from data optimization and analysis to increased productivity in R&D, to sourcing candidates for clinical trials.

How can pharma companies take a more active approach to implementing digital innovation, to help cope with new challenges in the healthcare industry? One approach to speeding up adoption is to engage with start-ups and established technology companies who can bring different expertise and a more agile approach.

This webinar will explore the relationship between Pharma companies and start-ups, as the key to unlocking digital transformation.

Why attend?
  • What can digitalization do for Pharma companies? What are the benefits?
  • Has the Covid-19 pandemic accelerated digital innovation in the pharma industry?
  • Partnering for success –how engaging with start-ups and tech companies can help acquire expertise and accelerate development
  • A review of successful solutions, initiatives and Start-Ups helping to solve healthcare challenges
  • What does the future look like? Can we expect to see increased digital transformation?
Vincent Galand
Founding Partner & Associate Director
Digital Pharma Lab

Engineer and researcher by training, Vincent has 10 years of various experience in the fields of entrepreneurship, digital health, pharmatech and fintechs ecosystems. In 2019, together with Pascal Bécache, Didier Tranchier and Tuyet Bunouf, Vincent launched Digital Pharma Lab*, the first independent PharmaTech accelerator in Europe driving the digitization of the pharma industry.

Formerly, Vincent worked as a scientific diplomat within the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He was appointed at the French embassy in Warsaw where he developed an unfortunate addiction to pierogi. Then, he came back to France and took on various business and tech roles as head of partnerships, operations manager, product owner and director of business development in SAFRAN SA (Aerospace), Ad Scientiam (Digital Biomarkers) and Embleema Inc. (blockchain for real world evidence data). In Paris, he animated a network of healthcare startups at STATION F, the world’s biggest startup campus.

Vincent is professor at ESCP Europe Business School in entrepreneurship, at EM Lyon Business School in Design Thinking and at the Medical Faculty of Grenoble in Digital Health. At the same time, he supports entrepreneurs on their issues related to product-market fit, the business model and public-private partnerships.

He is an alumni of UC San Diego (B.Sc Thesis, oncology), Harvard University (M.Sc thesis, regenerative medicine), Cranfield University (M.Sc, molecular medicine), Grenoble University (M.Eng. health and drug engineering) and the Collège des ingénieurs (Master of Business Administration).

Dr. Rasha Rady
Co-Founder & COO

Before founding CHEFAA, Rasha was an assistant lecturer of paediatrics at Cairo University. She got her PhD in paediatrics, and her speciality was in pediatric haematologyand oncology, where she dealt with chronic patients daily. She decided to get out of her comfort zone and founded CHEFAA with a friend as she believes the digital transformation of healthcare is inevitable, and she wanted to be part of that.

Holger Schmidt
Strategy& Germany

Holger Schmidt is an advisor to executives in the health industry for Strategy&, PwC’s strategy consulting group. He is a Partner at Strategy& Germany, based in Berlin. He is a member of the global Health practice, focuses on R&D and commercial strategy, and works with pharmaceutical, biotech, and medtech companies and providers. He also has cross-industry experience in telecommunications and consumer goods. His experience spans the E.U., U.S., and emerging markets, including Brazil, Russia, Korea, and Australia.

Driving Digital Transformation in Pharma
  • February 24, 2021
  • 4pm CET / 10am EST
  • 60 minutes
  • Free
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