Life Sciences and Healthcare Partner (Foreign Lawyer) Erwan Barre invited as a moderator for the MedTech SME Workshop organised by the Asia Pacific Medical Technology Association

Life Sciences and Healthcare Partner (Foreign Lawyer) Erwan Barre invited as a moderator for the MedTech SME Workshop organised by the Asia Pacific Medical Technology Association

RHTLaw Taylor Wessing Life Sciences & Healthcare Partner (Foreign Lawyer) Erwan Barre was invited as a moderator for a MedTech and Digital Health panel discussion at the MedTech SME Workshop 2017, organised by the Asia-Pacific Medical Technology Association (APACMed).

The 3rd edition of this event featured an information-packed programme tailored to the needs of medical device and IVD start-ups, digital health ventures, mid-sized MedTech R&D and manufacturing businesses, as well as research institutes, investors and service providers. Participants were given guidance and deep insights into the opportunities and challenges presented in the medical technology industry.

Erwan moderated a panel discussion on the topic “Investment into MedTech & Digital Health in Asia” and shared his expert knowledge on the mergers and acquisition scene. The panellists comprised:

  • Philip Kowalczyk, Senior Director of New Business Development Asia Pacific at Johnson & Johnson Medical
  • CJ Chen, Head of Strategic Initiatives for Emerging Asia at Baxter
  • Ong Jeong Shing, Investment Director for Venturecraft
  • Colin Tan, Chief Operating Officer of EndoMaster

The one-day workshop was attended by over 100 C-Suites, directors and business development professionals from start-ups, SMEs and major organisations including Abbot and the Health Sciences Authority.