Health Innovation Weekend

Health Innovation Weekend: Bridging Vision to Reality is a 3-day intensive & immersive experience aimed at fostering innovation, collaboration, and actionable solutions in healthcare. With a mission to bridge vision to reality, this course provides a platform for senior healthcare leaders to explore practical approaches to innovation and drive positive change within their organizations or outside them.

By bringing together diverse perspectives and experiences, this event aims to catalyze collaboration and inspire transformative action in healthcare, with the ultimate goal of creating positive change in the healthcare landscape.

Target Audience

Senior-level executives and policy makers with at least 10 years of experience — MDs and non-MDs — from Medical Schools, Insurance Companies, Medical Device Companies & Technology Companies specializing in healthcare innovation; Hospitals and Health-related Foundations.

Duration and Venue

The Health Innovation Weekend: Bridging Vision to Reality course will take place from July 12 to 14. 

This Health Innovation Weekend with 23 hours.


Faculdade de Medicina
Sintra Campus
Estrada Octávio Pato
2635-631 Rio de Mouro

Main Contents

  • Entrepreneurship Basics
  • New Healthcare Delivery & Business Models
  • Trends & Innovative Technology in Healthcare
  • Funding & Partnerships in Healthcare
  • Introduction to Design Thinking for Medical Leaders
  • Group Project

Our Speakers

  • David Malta Braga – Life Sciences Investor at Picket Private Equity & Entrepreneur
  • Micaela Seeman Monteiro – Chief Medical Officer for Digital Transformation at CUF
  • Isabel Vaz – CEO at Luz Saúde Group
  • Gonçalo Vilaça – Ventures Operating Partner at Ageas Group Portugal
  • Ana Folque Antunes – Founder and Lead Consultant at We Are Humans
  • João Santos Pereira – Executive Director at Católica Medical School

Organizing committee

  • Ana Rita Constante - Coordinator at Católica-Luz Clinical Academic Centre
  • Daniel Guedelha - Chief of Staff to the President of Global Health and Sustainability at Novartis
  • João Santos Pereira - Executive Director at Catolica Medical School