On the 11th of October, PBN, one of CONNECTINGHEALTH’s project partners, co-organized their national conference “The future in the health sector – Szombathely2030 Conference” together with the municipality of Szombathely. During the event, PBN successfully hosted the first two future workshops of CONNECTINGHEALTH on the topics of Digital Pharma and Therapeutics and on Telehealth and Patient monitoring.
PBN, one of CONNECTINGHEALTH’s project partners, co-organized a national conference in Szombathely, Hungary together with the municipality of Szombathely. The name of the conference was “The future in health sector – II. Szombathely2030 Conference”. As highlights of the health sector, PBN managed to invite national experts, such as Dr Árpád Rab (researcher for future technologies) and Zoltán Pályi (digitalisation technology centre leader, EGIS Pharmacy).
Important actors of the future technologies in the health sector had a dedicated section not only to introduce their company, but also to offer solutions and ideas for the upcoming years towards the digitalisation of this very important sectors. Companies, such as Aladdin Medical’s CEO, Sensomoniq Technologies Kft.’s CEO, Gábor Dorogi Centipede Labs’ CEO, Balázs Bakó project portfolio manager and Thomas Antalffy founder of Smart Respiratory gave insight into their views and ideas.
Later, a start-up idea competition started, where the competitors had 3 minutes speeches to come-up with innovative ideas strongly related to the future of the health and digitalisation sector. The ideas were very promising, and the jury prepared questions in relation to CONNECTINGHEALTH. Questions were asked such as how they could help the traditional health sector to prepare for the digitalisation? How could they find financial backgrounds for their ideas? How they think the digital pharmacy will influence the future of the health sector? How important they think the international audience is and how they think they can achieve to have international audience?
The first 3 winners of the competition were decided by the professional jury.
Other very promising ideas were presented and PBN is planning to involve some of the start-ups for the CONNECTINGHEALTH interviews and for field research areas.
During the conference, PBN hosted the first two future workshops of CONNECTINGHEALTH on the topics of Digital Pharma and Therapeutics and on Telehealth and Patient monitoring.
Overall, the event was very successful, it was attended by 150 visitors and 8 start-ups came to compete. The event was opened by the Mayor of Szombathely.