Past Events – 2016 Wisconsin Biohealth Summit

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HARNESSING THE CONVERGENCE OF BIOHEALTH INNOVATORS TO TRANSFORM THE FUTURE OF HEALTHCARE.


Save the Date! Wisconsin Biohealth Summit 2017

 October 10th, 2017 | Overture Center, Madison, WI


Event Summary

THE POWER OF CONVERGENCE:

As bioscience, manufacturing, medical device, and IT industries continue to grow, we find that these fields all over the world have begun to converge into a new generation of healthcare solutions.

BioForward's 2016 Biohealth Summit was held on Tuesday, September 27th at the Overture Center for the Arts in Madison, WI. BioForward’s annual Summit featured panel discussions around the convergence of once segregated industries in healthcare, the Cancer Moonshot 2020 initiative and what state companies are doing to fight cancer, as well as Wisconsin-based businesses showcasing how they are at the forefront of personalized medicine and the challenges and opportunities they face in the state of Wisconsin. The 2016 Wisconsin Biohealth Summit highlighted discovering the convergence of our many, diverse sectors of science, technology, and healthcare with over 330 attendees and 27 industry experts speaking throughout the day.

See the full program from the 2016 Wisconsin Biohealth Summit summit here. 

See the 2016 Wisconsin Biohealth Summit press release here. 

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KEY TAKEAWAYS:


  • Exploring the future of health solutions from basic research to life-changing technologies

  • Highlighting the value of the biohealth industry and its impact in the state of Wisconsin

  • Defining how Wisconsin is established in the future of biohealth and healthcare

THEME: CONVERGENCE OF BIOHEALTH INNOVATORS


  • Discussing local, national, and global trends in biohealth and healthcare

  • Outlining Wisconsin assets that map to these trends and convergence of multiple industries

  • Statewide collaborations, assets, and success stories of biohealth convergence in Wisconsin, i.e. manufacturing to medical de-vice sector

Thank You to Our Sponsors!


Accenture
Promega
Abbvie
UW-Madison, Office of Corporate Relations
MG&E
Dohmen Life Sciences
VWR
Kraemer Brothers
Phrma
Findorff
Perkins Coie
Hausmann
Aldevron
Thermo Fisher
GE Healthcare
AdvaMed
Illumina
Michael Best & Friedrich
University Research Park
WARF
Intense Engineering
Exact Summit Sponsor
Covance
WEDC