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Inaugural Med Tech World jumpstarts tech innovation in medical sector

Inaugural Virtual symposium embraces the changing face of medicine, addressing the opportunities and challenges driving this million-dollar sector

SiGMA Group is excited to announce the launch of Med Tech World. The virtual conference, with the partnership of Malta Business, will run alongside the Med Cann event on the 20th – 21st October. Both conferences will take place as virtual summits in 2020, with physical editions planned for 2021.

Co-locating this event will leverage the company’s long-standing expertise in other verticals, such as quantum, IOT, fintech, blockchain and AI, offering insightful, data-driven content created exclusively with the medical community in mind. 

“Adapting smart technologies has been crucial to the development and evolution of the way we work and think; the Med Tech World digital summit promises to introduce an exciting new era of tech to the healthcare industry,” said SiGMA Group founder, Eman Pulis. 

Delegates can expect an event with a focus on new and emerging technologies in medicine and health care, with topics centred around personalised medicine, bio-printing, and augmented reality. With so many countries realising the potential for exponential growth, Med Tech World will address the opportunities and challenges driving this million-dollar forum –  embracing the potential for technological innovation to change the face of medicine in this global sector.

The conference agenda will focus on a number of thought-provoking topics, with the agenda including; Patient-focussed tech, such as telemedicine, wearables, voice technology and precision medicine, Med-tech innovations, including robotics in the operating theatre, AI, nano-technology, and smart implants, Regulation and business, with a nod to a Medical device directive, patenting devices in the EU, Medical device clinical trials, and notified bodies.

Supported by Digital Health Malta, the conference will also be geared towards digitised healthcare, including healthcare SILOs, deep learning, patient confidentiality, and cybersecurity, while the afternoon will focus on innovations such disposable brain sensors, smart inhalers, bio printing artificial organs, and digital tattoos, as well as a look at future trends such as gamification and health insurance, regional collaborations and 5G and medical data.

Guest speakers include, Hon.Deo Debattista, the Parliamentary Secretary for Consumer Rights, Public Cleansing and Support For the Capital City, Government of Malta, and Prof. Anthony  Serracino-Inglott, Chariman Malta Medicines Authority.

The launch of the Med Tech Symposium will also bring additional focus to the technology behind the medical cannabis industry, with the event attracting legislators and policy makers, medical professionals, investors and industry peers from across the world, all looking to forge exciting new opportunities in this high-growth sector.

Technology has always been at the forefront of SiGMA Group’s focus, with the company embracing digital innovation through the AIBC Summit, which specialises in the emerging tech sector. Additionally, its June event – SiGMA Deep Tech, catered solely to techies and CTOs, placing deep technology front and centre of its agenda

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The inaugural edition of Med Tech World highlights leading innovations in emerging tech for the European medical ecosystem. Leading experts will address the opportunities and challenges the industry faces – debating hot-button issues revolutionising the face of medicine and patient care. From deep learning and surgical robotics, to bio-printing and augmented reality, as well as regulatory issues such as patents and clinical trials, Med Tech World brings medicine into the future.

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