Paul Stoffels delivers keynote at HealthTech Summit on 23 March

MEDVIA and Smart Hub Flemish Brabant are pleased to announce the launch of the HealthTech Summit website, with a preliminary program and list of speakers! HealthTech Summit will take place on 23 March in Leuven

The conference formerly known as Life on Chip is being relaunched in 2023 as HealthTech Summit: Meeting at the Crossroads of Healthcare Innovation. Co-hosted by MEDVIA and Smart-Hub Vlaams-Brabant, together with several partners, HealthTech Summit is a global conference on cross-over innovation in healthcare.

Taking place on 23 March 2023 at the Provinciehuis in Leuven, HealthTech Summit will bring together national and international experts and VCs in medtech, biotech, digital health and patient care to examine the current state and the future of collaborative innovation.

Speakers at HealthTech Summit include:

  • Paul Stoffels, CEO of Galapagos, the world-leading biotech company focused on discovering and developing innovative medicines
  • Hans De Haard, CSO of Argenx, a pioneer in immunology therapies
  • Denise Silber, founder of Basil Strategies and of the Doctors 2.0 & You conference, a global thought leader on strategic digital health
  • Pascal De Langhe, director of SCK CEN, the nuclear research institute developing innovative applications for personalized and less invasive cancer therapies


Topics that will be key at HealthTech Summit include:

  • Value-based healthcare
  • Personalized medicine
  • Disruptive innovations
  • Blockchain technology
  • E-health

HealthTech Summit also offers matchmaking, thanks to a partnership with B2Match. Sign up in advance to meet personally with companies who could turn out to be the perfect partner for your innovation.

Combined with ever-growing biological insights and technological revolutions, innovation leads to ground-breaking applications that accelerate and transform the healthcare system. But this must be done with together with providers and patients in order to create the most impact. The hybrid HealthTech Summit will put patients at the center of the discussion.

Registrations will open in January. Sign up to receive a notice when it’s time to register!

HealthTech Summit is hosted in partnership with Flandersbio, BioWin, Antleron, EIT Health, VIB and imec

26 December 2022
Written by Lisa Bradshaw