HYPOSENS Final Event, at Innova Health Congress 2019

Next October 29th, we will celebrate the final event of HYPOSENS H2020 Project entitled “Breast Cancer and MedTech insights: shaping the future“, within the Innova Health Congress Madrid 2019.


State of the art in Breast Cancer

10:00h Breast cancer insights & management*

10:30h Hyposens: putting together optics and nanoparticles for a better lymph node diagnosis in breast cancer

  • Dr. Alfredo Martínez – Group Leader, Oncology Area, Fundación Rioja Salud & Board of Directors, Spanish Society of Histology and Tissue Engineering

11:00h 3D Biopsy for Tomosynthesis

  • Ms. Rosa Sitjà – Business Development Manager Medical Devices at Idneo

11:30h“Orthotopic patient-derived xenografts as pre-clinical models for breast cancer”

  • Dr. Alberto Villanueva – Co-founder and Scientific Director of Xenopat. Head of the Chemoresistance Group within the ProCURE program of the Catalan Institute of Oncology

12:00h  SesionTo be confirmed*

12:30h  Molecular features in cancer diagnostic and therapy with nanomedicines: from bench to bedside

  • Dr. Pablo Botella Asunción – Researcher at Instituto de Tecnología Química (UPV-CSIC)

From Lab to Market

13:00h Market analysis for new technologies in the healthcare sector

  • Dr. Montserrat Solé, Project Manager & Tech Transfer/Innovation consultant at KIM

13:30h IP in the health sector

  • Mr. Luis Soriano – Intellectual Property Strategy Consultant at ClarkeModet.

14:30h Lunch

15:30h Fostering public-private collaborations to improve R&D in breast cancer therapy and diagnosis

  • Dr. Francesc Mitjans – Director Health & Biomedicine Business Unit at Leitat

16:00h Regulatory environment for medical devices

  • Dr. Louise Olliver –  Regulatory Affairs Consultant; & Director Senior Expert at Obelis

16:30h Round Table: Innovative methodologies and emergent projects in the health sector

  • Moderating Expert: Dr. Manel Balcells – President in Consell Assessor Department of Health (Generalitat), Commission of Health at Leitat and Director of CIMTI.cat
  • LivingLabs: facilities dedicated to end user mediated business creation
    • Dr. Miriam Corredor – Senior Project Manager
  • CIMTI, enhancing the value of health and social innvoation.
    • Dr. Elisenda Casanelles – Chief Operation Officer
  • Life Supporting Technologies (UPM)
    • Ms. María Teresa Arredondo – Directora
    • Mr. Giuseppe Fico –  Health Area Coordinator & Senior Researcher


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Breast Cancer and MedTech insights: shaping the future