Networking is the name of the game
In May 2017, MIXiii-BIOMED, the leading event of Israel’s life science industry, will mark its 16th anniversary. Throughout the years, this conference emerged as the main annual meeting place for representatives of Israel’s healthcare industry with colleagues from around the globe. Anyone looking for innovation in the life sciences should definitely attend this meeting!
Visitors from around the world come to explore the various innovations and experience firsthand the entrepreneurial spirit which is a basis of Israel’s vibrant life science community. Previous successful conferences hosted over 6,000 senior executives, scientists, engineers and investors, including approximately 1,000 participants from over 45 countries.
A focus on aging
This year, aging and age-related diseases are the central themes of the conference, which will be dedicated to diseases affecting the elderly population such as chronic diseases, cancer, neuro-degenerative diseases, diabetes and more. Looking at the future of the healthcare system, participants will address ways to monitor, diagnose and treat elderly patients by utilizing new methods and innovations in fields such as precision medicine, genetics, personal diagnostics and more, as well as explore how digital health and health IT address these fields. In addition, issues of cybersecurity will be raised in association with the use of new age-related technologies. Additional fields that will play a crucial role in aging individuals are medical robotics, regenerative and cell therapies and longevity. All these and more will be presented and discussed as part of the growing interest and resources invested by healthcare systems in addressing issues of aging populations.
Present your company
If your company is active in the one of the following age-related fields, you are invited to submit an abstract to be reviewed for an oral presentation:
- The impact of aging on population health and world economy
- Longevity: Genetics and epigenetics
- Precision diagnostics and medicine
- Regenerative and cell therapy
- Robotics and aging
- Age-related diseases: Cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, diabetes, CHF, hypertension
- Health IT, digital health and cybersecurity
- Continuum of care for the elderly patient
- From academia to industry as related to aging and age-related issues
This year the conference’s group of organizers has been expanded to include various leading international healthcare institutions such as the Cleveland Clinic and the Mayo Clinic, with the objective of enhancing the exposure of the Israeli industry to key global opinion leaders and experts, and allowing local and global attendees to mix and exchange knowledge and ideas. Israel’s leading medical centers, including Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer, Hadassah Medical Center and Rambam Health Care Campus, have also joined the effort.
In addition to IATI and Kenes Exhibitions, and with the aim of continuing to increase the flow of investors in the Israeli biomed industry, OurCrowd, whose sole “raison d’etre” is facilitating financial and joint venture interactions between Israeli and global healthcare players, has also been added as a co-organizer. And finally, Start-Up Nation Central, which connects between global entities and companies and Israeli innovation, has also joined the team.