Press Releases 2018


Angela Merkel, Bill Gates, many ministers and two Nobel laureates at the 10th World Health Summit 2018

03.09.2018. The 10th World Health Summit – one of the world’s most prominent strategic forums for global health – is being held in Berlin from October 14-16, 2018. Speakers this year will include German Chancellor Angela Merkel, ministers from a number of countries, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates. One program highlight will be a joint keynote session of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Grand Challenges Meeting and the World Health Summit on October 16. [...]

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Internationaler Startup-Wettbewerb beim World Health Summit 2018 in Berlin: 10 Finalisten ausgewählt

Pitch und Auszeichnung der besten Ideen am Montag, 15. Oktober 2018 im Kosmos

25.07.2018. Zehn Gesundheits-Startups aus aller Welt präsentieren am 15. Oktober 2018 um 12:45 Uhr ihre Ideen und bewerben sich damit um den Startup-Preis des World Health Summit. Der 1. Preis wird am Abend um 18:30 Uhr übergeben. Zu beiden Veranstaltungen sind Pressevertreter herzlich eingeladen. [...]

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World Health Summit Startup Competition 2018 Welcomes Applications

International Health Startups at the World Health Summit in Berlin

07.06.2018. Ideas, devices and therapies for the future of healthcare - international health startups are encouraged to apply for the World Health Summit Startup Track 2018. From among all applicants, representatives from 25 startups will be invited to attend the World Health Summit 2018 in Berlin (October 14-16). 10 finalists will subsequently pitch their concepts to the jury and international experts from science, politics, the private sector, and civil society on October 15. [...]

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