Nordic health companies to attend Teachsauce Bangkok summit

Five Nordic companies within the health sector (two from Denmark, two from Finland and one from Sweden) will be represented at the 2018 edition of Thailand’s tech start-up event Techsauce Global Summit as part of its Health Tech stage.

Susie A. Ruff, CEO and Executive Adviser of RUFF & Co. Business Innovation from Denmark co-curates this stage (together with Dr. Sakunee Niranvichaiya, CEO, Chiiwii LIVE and Techsauce) with the idea to showcase Nordic solutions, know-how and experience in the field of health tech and health innovation.

Susie A. Ruff at Techsauce summit 2017 in Bangkoki

Techsauce takes place in Bangkok 22-23 June at Centara Grand, where more than 5,000 participants will gather to hear the latest about tech developments and for networking between experts, start-ups, corporates and venture capitalists from SEA and around the world.

With their substantial experience in Healthcare and Healthcare Innovation, Susie A. Ruff and Dr. Sakunee Niranvichaiya will lead the participants through an exciting full-day program focusing on the opportunities and issues for Tech in Healthcare.

“Co-creating the Health Tech Stage with Techsauce and Dr. Sakunee gives the opportunity to share Nordic experiences and results in the use of new technology and deep tech in the Healthcare sector. The Nordic countries have a stronghold in Health Tech and combined with our user-driven and needs-driven approach involving patients and citizens in the development process of products and services for healthcare we have come far. We are very happy to share this in Southeast Asia by bringing in several great Health Tech companies from the Nordics,” says Susie A. Ruff who has been working in the field of Health Innovation for the past nine years. Her experience and expertise is, among others, based on her work as Director for Centre for Health Innovation covering 8 hospitals in the Copenhagen Area and advice and assistance to Health Tech start-ups and SME’s.

The representatives of the Nordic tech knowledge and solutions participate as speakers and panellists at this year’s edition’s new Health Tech Stage. The Nordic companies are: OpenTeleHealth and Ruff & Co. Business Innovation from Denmark; Peili Vision and GoodLife Technology from Finland; and Moonwhale from Sweden.

The Health Tech Stage will address the following topics:
• Needs driven Healthcare and Health Tech – why is it so important to focus on citizens, patients and healthcare professionals needs
• New Tech for Health: Use of Blockchain, Virtual Reality and more applied in Healthcare.
• How do we design Health Tech for ageing population?
• Collaboration between corporates and Start-ups and SME’s: What are investors looking for?
• The future of Health Tech in the Healthcare context
• Data in Healthcare

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