Healthcare Entrepreneurship at CURAC 2016

We are proud to announce a healthcare entrepreneurship track at  CURAC 2016 (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Computer- und Roboterassistierte Chirurgie) The track is co-organized by start-up owners, healthcare entrepreneurs and investors of early health care ventures will be held. The session will provide motivation and demonstrate a path forward to bring the great scientific results of the community to the next level. This track is composed as follows:

Part I – Innovation Idea Pitch (Friday 30.9.2016 - 11:30-12:45)

Present (5min presentation + 5min QA) your business idea to entrepreneurs and investors for feedback and advice towards your planned venture. The presentation will be treated confidential and without  public audience. If you convince the jury, a direct personal coaching for  next steps and further development of the business case is offered (see Part III below). To enter the pitch, contact Diese E-Mail-Adresse ist vor Spambots geschützt! Zur Anzeige muss JavaScript eingeschaltet sein! and make sure to send your presentation slides by August 30, 2016   (subject “CURAC – business case") to him. Cover the following topics: 

  • What is the need/clinical problem
  • What is the solution to this
  • How big is the market for the solution
  • Who are we
  • How do we realize this

Feel free to use illustrations, graphics, annimations, movies to answer the above questions. By September 15, 2016 we will inform about your participation together with further details. 

Part II - Podium Discussion (Friday 30.9.2016 - 13.45-15:00)

  1. Personal experience from research to a business (Joerg Traub, SurgicEye) 
  2. Challenges in the Market development in soft tissue navigation (Matthias Peterhans, CAScination)
  3. From research to international navigation market leader (Timo Krüger, Fiagon) 
  4. Investment Readiness of an Idea (tbd, High-Tech Gründerfonds)
  5. Moderated discussion with all participants 
  6. Announcement of business case winner 

Part III - Personal Coaching

Jury members will provide the best 3 teams with a personal coaching right after the podium discussion, to help you provide you and your idea with the required resources to further conduct your venture.

Disclosure: All discussed ideas and content of the innovation idea pitch and the personal coaching are confidential and treated as such by all jury members. None of the submitted and presented material will be copied, reused and distributed in any way and remain 100% confidential ownership.

News & Dates

CURAC Annual Conference 2018
13.- 15.09.2018, Leipzig


Nächste Veranstaltungen:

New Horizons: The Future of Medical Ultrasound
17.01. -18.01.2018, Charité, Berlin