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Workshop "Medical Devices in Portugal: Turning Knowledge Into Products"

Joint innitiative of the MIT-Portugal Program and the Health Cluster Portugal

What
When Jun 21, 2010
from 01:30 pm to 05:20 pm
Where Centro Cultural Vila Flor, Guimarães
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The MIT Portugal Program and Health Cluster Portugal will hold a workshop on Medical Devices in Portugal: Turning Knowledge into Products, on June 21st, 2010, at the Centro Cultural Vila-Flor, Guimarães.

The workshop will address creation of new business opportunities and improving healthcare by bringing together R&D capacity, the expertise of healthcare providers and the know-how of medical device manufacturers.

Registration is free, yet mandatory: register by 17 June via email at info@healthportugal.com, in order to confirm your place in the event.

 

Program

13:30 - Reception and coffee

14:00 - Opening remarks and general information

              Olga S. Carneiro (UMinho, MPP coordination)

Medical Devices at MIT Portugal Program (MPP)

14:10 - DACHOR – Multybody Dynamics and Control of Hybrid Active Orthoses

              Miguel Silva (IST / MPP)

14:25 - New Technological Solutions for Smart Cardiovascular Medical Devices

              Luís Rocha (UMinho / MPP)

14:40 - Wireless patient monitoring

              Ricardo Simões (UMinho / MPP)

14:55 - Discussion

15:10 - Coffee break

15:30 - Health Cluster Portugal (HCP) and Technology Transfer

              Joaquim Cunha (HCP, Executive Director)

15:45 - Round Table on Technology Transfer
              Moderator: Joaquim Cunha
              António Soares | AGA, Business Development Manager
              Joana Feijó | Critical Health, New Business/R&D Manager
              Manuel Rito | Hospital Privado de Guimarães, Clinical Director
              Olga S. Carneiro | UMinho, MPP coordination
              Pedro Barosa | Ceramed/Altakitin, CEO Altakitin
              Victor Herdeiro | Unidade Local de Saúde de Matosinhos, Administrator

17:10 - Closing remarks

              António M. Cunha, Rector, University of Minho

 

Download the Program [PDF, 439 kb]