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Austrian Life Science Day 2024

04.06.2024 - 04.06.2024
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When: Tuesday, June 4, 2024, 9:30am to approx. 5pm
Where: Aula of the Medical University of Graz, Graz/Austria
Further information & registration:

The 2nd Austrian Life Science Day, organized by Styria on behalf of LISA, offers insights into one of the most forward-thinking topics in the healthcare sector. "Health Care Data" takes center stage in presentations, panels, short talks, and B2B sessions. Leading Austrian projects and international flagship models will be showcased. Look forward to exchanging ideas with stakeholders from medicine, research, and business, and take advantage of partnering opportunities with like-minded individuals. 

The event is supported by funds from the aws program LISA - International Marketing, the FFG, WKO, ICS and CANCOM Austria. In addition, LISAVienna, MTC Medizintechnik Cluster, Innovation Salzburg, ecoplus NÖ and Standortagentur Tirol are partners in this endeavor.

Highlights of the agenda

  • “Leveraging Health Data for Healthcare Improvement and Life Science Sector Growth – the Finnish experience”
    Petri Lehto, SINTRA
    Petri will discuss Finland's visionary recognition of health data as a pivotal domain within the Finnish Life Science Strategy a decade ago. 
    He will elaborate on the deliberate efforts made to cultivate an environment conducive to the utilization of health data, which has propelled Finland to the forefront of this sector within the European Union.
  • “EHDS2Pilot - First experiences from piloting concepts and technologies for European Health Data Spaces”
    Petr Holub, Chief IT Officer BBMRI-ERIC
    The presentation will spotlight EHDS2's innovative role in facilitating data sharing for secondary purposes like research and policy-making. It will examine the initiative's breadth of data coverage and anticipated technological implementations,including the DCAT AP for robust data documentation and advanced access management systems.
  • “EHDS and Research Data at Medical Universities - Strategies, Concepts and Challenges”
    Georg Göbel, National Node Director Austrian Biobank Network BBMRI Austria”
    The Austrian Medical Universities of Vienna (MUW), Graz (MUG) and Innsbruck (MUI) are currently jointly working on Health Data Hubs for an improved secondary usage of health data aligned with European and Austrian regulations. In this presentation the main issues and approaches including challenges and questions to be solved will be presented.
  • “The Smart FOX flagship project -Data donation as a key to improve clinical research in Austria”
    Klaus Donsa, Senior Scientist at AIT Austrian Institute of Technology
    In Smart FOX, real-world demonstrations highlight the integration of ELGA-standardized health data with Colorectal Cancer and Heart Failure registries, examining the healthcare continuum, exploration of patient-based data donations and outcomes, and streamlining patient recruitment by linking industry services with the data donation registries.
  • How Austrian public agencies can support innovation, research and entrepreneurship in the health sector
    Representatives from the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) and aws will explain the various funding opportunities for companies in the life science industry both through presentations and personal discussions.

Your Contact:

Liesa Doppler, LISA
Pascal Mülner, Styria