Values & Technology in Medical Innovation

Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 14:30 to 18:00

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The new Católica Medical School, ofUniversidade Católica Portuguesa, will start its teaching activities in September 2021.

The School’s vision is to drive Values-driven Medical Innovation – offering a transformative learning system for 21st century medicine anchored in global service. 

To launch the School – and in the context of the critical issues and opportunities facing society as the world emerges from a devastating pandemic – Católica will host a major conference on Values & Technology in Medical Innovation on 20 May 2021.

The conference’s opening speaker will be the Chairman of GAVI and former President of the European Commission, Jose Manuel Barroso. Three one-hour panels will then cover:

  • Access to Medicines
  • How are the Digital Age and Technology Influencing Medicine
  • How can public/private partnerships meet the growing healthcare challenge

Other speakers will include senior officials from the European Commission, the European Medicines Agency and the World Health Organization; CEOs and leaders of international pharmaceutical and technology companies and hospital groups; leading academics and Medical School Deans.

The Conference will take place in a hybrid online and in-person format (the latter on the premises of Universidade Católica Portuguesa) on the afternoon of May 20.

Registration and detailed programme here.