Berlin, Germany | October 20th - 22nd, 2013

WHS Startup Track: Finalists Announced

The competition was very high - but there can be only 10 WHS Startup Track 2016 finalists.

They work on steering wheelchairs via smart glasses, healing wounds with cold plasma and connecting people and data globally.

Meet them on Oct. 10 and attend their live-pitch >>>

Welcome Messages from the WHS High Patrons

We are happy to enjoy the high patronage of Angela Merkel, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, François Hollande, President of the French Republic and Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission.

Find here their insightful
Welcome Message for the WHS 2016 >>>

World's Leading Minds in Global Health

5 Ministers, 2 Nobel Prize laureates, CEOs, Presidents, experts at translating research from bench to bedside - you will meet them all at ‪the WHS 2016‬.

Order your ticket today and become a part of the WHS Network.

WHS 2016 Speaker-List >>>

WHS Night 2016

After two days of intense work at the WHS 2016, take an evening to relax at the WHS Night, right next to Brandenburg Gate.

Highlight of this event will be the WHS Startup Track Award Ceremony: German Federal Minister of Health Herman Gröhe will award the winner and finalists.

WHS Night >>>

WHS 2016 Speakers include:

Hermann Gröhe
Federal Minister of Health, Germany

Marisol Touraine
Minister of Social Affairs and Health, France

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ethiopia

Adalberto Campos Fernandes
Minister of Health, Portugal

Elizabeth Blackburn
Nobel Prize laureate (2009) / President, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, USA

Rolf M. Zinkernagel
Nobel Prize laureate (1996), Switzerland

Alain Berset
Federal Councillor and Head of the Federal Department of Home Affairs FDHA, Switzerland

Emmanuelle Charpentier
Director, Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology, Germany

Frans van Houten
CEO, Royal Philips, Netherlands

Matshidiso Rebecca Moeti
WHO Regional Director for Africa

Jutta Allmendinger
President, WZB Berlin, Germany

Suresh Kumar
Head, Government Relations US ad interim, Sanofi, USA


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