Switzerland-Taiwan Medtech Leader’s Forum


Time: 22nd November 2019
Venue: Parterre Rialto
Birsigstrasse 45, 4054 Basel, Switzerland

Following the successful biotech leader’s forum in Taipei last year, ETBA is hosting this year the Switzerland-Taiwan Medtech Leader’s Forum in Basel, Switzerland to facilitate the business collaboration between Taiwan and Switzerland. With a special focus on Medtech industry, this half-day forum will start with two inspiring keynote speakers Dr. Brian Chen and Mr. Jörg Baumann who will give an overview of the local industry landscape, in both Taiwan and Switzerland, before moving to more focused presentations which will cover the Medical Device Regulation (MDR), AI in life science, and business collaboration between these two countries.

This event is, above all, a great opportunity to expand business network and develop international business activities between Switzerland and Taiwan.


Time Topics Speakers
12:45 – 13:00 Door opens / Registration
13:00 – 13:10 Welcome Notes Linus Kao, PhD
Europe-Taiwan Biotech Association
13:10 – 13:20 Opening – Taiwan’s Tremendous Trade and Investment Opportunities Jesse Ng
Board Member
Swiss-Asian Chamber of Commerce
13:20 – 13:40 Keynote 1 Medtech Landscape in Taiwan, Challenges and Opportunities Brian Po-Hui Chen, PhD, CFA
Executive Director
Daiwa Corporate Investment
13:40 – 14:00 Keynote 2 Medtech Landscape in Switzerland Jörg Baumann
General Counsel & Deputy Managing Director
Swiss Medtech
14:00 – 14:20 Panel / Q&A
14:20 – 14:40 Coffee Break
14:40 – 15:00 New Medical Device Regulation (MDR) in EU – Challenges on Medical Device Software Ittipan Kanluan
Regulatory Affairs Expert
CE plus GmbH
15:00 – 15:20 AI won’t replace humans; it will free us up to add more value to society Michael Egger
Head of Adoption Services
Pharma Informatics
F. Hoffmann-La Roche

Dr. Gang Mu
Informatics Head
Pharma International Data and Analytics Chapter
F. Hoffmann-La Roche

15:20 – 15:40 A successful Business Partnership Between Swiss and Taiwanese Companies Luigi Trovato
Senior Device Manager
Novartis Pharma AG
15:40 – 16:00 Panel 2 / Q&A / Closing
16:00 – 17:30 Apéro and Networking

Please mind that the agenda is subject to change! (Last update: 29th September 2019)

Supporting partners

Regular ticket price: 150 CHF
Earlybird price: 125 CHF (limited amount)

Note: The tickets are not refundable once sold. On-line ticket sale will end on 19th November 2019.
請注意: 門票售出後無法退票。線上售票截止日期: 11月19日
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