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AGENDA

OPENING
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9:30 - 9:40 (CET)

Welcome to the Virtual Life Sciences PLMIF 2021

Speaker(s):
  • Annelie Uvhagen (Director Life Sciences, TECHNIA)
  • Magnus Falkman (Chief Executive Officer, TECHNIA)
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9:40 - 10:00 (CET)

Virtual Universes Accelerating Sustainable Innovation

This is the decade to deliver on the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Incremental change is no longer an option.
Speaker(s):
  • Alice Steenland (Chief Sustainability Officer, Dassault Systèmes)
LIVE TALK SHOW
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10:00 - 11:00 (CET)

Interactive Live Talk Show: Establish Compliant Design Control for Smoother Product Registration

Get together with industry experts for a live discussion on the challenges the Medical Devices industry constantly faces. Discover how the challenges are addressed with the latest solutions and best practices that are ensuring quality and compliance throughout Medical Device lifecycles.
Speaker(s):
  • Smita Bhattacharjee (Business Development Executive, TECHNIA)
  • Sandra Larsson (Business Consultant, TECHNIA)
11:00 - 12:00 (CET)

Break: Go Explore the Resources & Networking

SPARKING INNOVATION
Discover how to tap into your creative side and come up with fresh ideas. Efficiently spark innovative thinking that results in new products, new processes and new services.
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12:00 - 12:30 (CET)

Systematic Innovation Management – The Principles for Achieving Sustainable Innovation Performance

Why do most innovation initiatives plummet, and how can we make them more resilient and sustainable?
Speaker(s):
  • Gunnar Storfeldt (CEO and Senior Innovation Strategist, Amplify)
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12:30 - 13:00 (CET)

Innovating Together Supports Growth

Non-profit organization Testa Center supports the Life Sciences industry by providing access to expertise, equipment, and facilities for biological production. In her presentation, Lotta Ljungqvist will discuss how growth can be supported by innovation in a collaborative environment.
Speaker(s):
  • Lotta Ljungqvist (CEO, Testa Center)
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13:00 - 13:30 (CET)

Driving Innovation with Internal Expertise

Cytiva’s mission is to advance and accelerate therapeutics. Innovation is essential in this market and Dirk Voelkel will share how Cytiva is accelerating the impact innovation projects by empowering small co-founder teams.
Speaker(s):
  • Dirk Voelkel (CTO, VP Innovation, Cytiva)
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13:30 - 14:00 (CET)

Panel Discussion: Sparking Innovation

Moderator(s):
  • Rehan Chaudry (Business Development Executive, TECHNIA)
Panelist(s):
  • Dirk Voelkel (CTO, VP Innovation, Cytiva)
  • Gunnar Storfeldt (CEO and Senior Innovation Strategist, Amplify)
  • Lotta Ljungqvist (CEO, Testa Center)
ACCELERATING INNOVATION WHILE STAYING COMPLIANT
Innovation is the fuel of our future. However, for Life Science companies the considerable rise in regulatory complexity is a challenge that keeps many leaders rethinking the right approach and looking at challenges such as EU MDR as an opportunity to innovate and modernize information management practices.
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14:00 - 14:30 (CET)

PLM, The Sheep With 5 Legs

Elekta present their roadmap for remaining in compliance in an increasingly demanding landscape of regulatory and environmental requirements, while at the same time being more resilience and continuing to drive innovation.
Speaker(s):
  • Daan Hofman (Director Business Architecture, Elekta)
  • Laurens Krijgsman (Project Manager, Elekta)
  • Philip Arber (Engineering Manager, Elekta)
  • Dave Stannard (Enovia Product Manager, Elekta)
  • Maciej Jung (Elekta)
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14:30 - 15:00 (CET)

More Time on Innovation, Less on Administration

… or changing the mindset of an end-user community. With an increased business complexity due to a growing product assortment as well as new regulatory and supply chain requirements, Mölnlycke took a step back and reviewed the ways of working with lifecycle management. This started a journey that changed a lot.
Speaker(s):
  • Anders Johansson (Director R&D Excellence, Mölnlycke)
  • Smita Bhattacharjee (Business Development Executive, TECHNIA)
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15:00 - 15:30 (CET)

Wake Up and Smell the Coffee!

Learn more about the challenges posed by Medical Device and In Vitro Medical Device Regulations. Discover how to manage this additional regulatory complexity by improving product documentation.
Speaker(s):
  • Peter Löwendahl (Senior Advisor Quality and Regulatory Affairs, Hoff & Lowendahl)
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15:30 - 16:00 (CET)

Panel Discussion: Accelerating Innovation while Managing Regulatory Complexity

Moderator(s):
  • Rehan Chaudry (Business Development Executive, TECHNIA)
Panelist(s):
  • Daan Hofman (Director Business Architecture, Elekta)
  • Anders Johansson (Director R&D Excellence, Mölnlycke)
  • Smita Bhattacharjee (Business Development Executive, TECHNIA)
DRIVING SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION
How can you cut resources without losing productivity? Sustainability-driven innovation goes beyond designing green products and packaging. It means improving business operations and processes to become more efficient, with a goal of dramatically reducing costs and waste.
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16:00 - 16:30 (CET)

Accelerating Sustainable Innovation with the 3DEXPERIENCE Lab Program

Speaker(s):
  • Frédéric Vacher (Head of Innovation, 3DEXPERIENCE Lab, Dassault Systèmes)
  • Gèraldine Gandveau (Marketing and Communication Manager, 3DEXPERIENCE Lab, Dassault Systèmes)
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16:30 - 17:00 (CET)

Structured Document Management – Improving performance of document processes

Learn how structured documentation can improve technical report production timescales and reduce wasted effort in duplication of data and traditional authoring processes.
Speaker(s):
  • Ken Hayward (BIOVIA Chief Technology Officer, Dassault Systèmes)
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17:00 - 17:30 (CET)

Subject-specific Finite Element Models to Identify Patients at Risk of Osteoarthritis – Toward Clinical Use

In this presentation, Paul Bolcos will showcase why PLM would be a great asset in academic research and illustrate how simulations can be integrated with the PLM cycle. He will present a few FE modeling approaches from his Ph.D. work as well as from colleagues, focusing on methodology development, verification/validation, and automation for large-scale use.
Speaker(s):
  • Paul Bolcos (PhD Applied Physics & Abaqus Application Engineer, TECHNIA Simulation Centre of Excellence)
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17:30 - 18:00 (CET)

Panel Discussion: Driving Sustainable Innovation

Moderator(s):
  • Rehan Chaudry (Business Development Executive, TECHNIA)
Panelist(s):
  • Frédéric Vacher (Head of Innovation, 3DEXPERIENCE Lab, Dassault Systèmes)
  • Ken Hayward (BIOVIA Chief Technology Officer, Dassault Systèmes)
  • Paul Bolcos (PhD Applied Physics & Abaqus Application Engineer, TECHNIA Simulation Centre of Excellence)

About the Life Sciences PLM Innovation Forum

Join world-leading experts in Life Sciences and Product Lifecycle Management on our joint mission to make product creation sustainable.

The TECHNIA Life Sciences PLM Innovation Forum brings together Medical Device and BioPharma industry leaders from across the world to share pioneering knowledge, debate and discuss the most pressing issues of our time. From IoT devices enabling remote health-monitoring, to artificial intelligence problem-solving and testing for real time release – the Life Sciences sector is taking leaps and bounds into Industry 4.0.

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