FAPIC Workshop "Point of Care Device Commercialization"

14th November 2016 - MEDICA Trade Fair facilities - Düsseldorf, Germany

The FAPIC consortium  organises a workshop dedicated to Point of Care Device Commercialization  in the frame of the MEDICA Trade Fair on 14th November 2016 at 1:00 pm.

The workshop aims at bringing together the main POC system developers and particularly those involved in European networks and consortia. Numerous projects are currently running that involved clinical validation and commercialization of POC device and the present workshop intends to be a place to share knowledge, questions and solutions raised to solve valorization issues.

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01:00 Opening remarks
Christophe Marquette - FAPIC Project Coordinator - Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1
Session 1: Clinical trials within EU-funded projects
Birte Kretschmer - EU project FitforHeath - Eurice GmbH
Clinical trials in H2020
Session 2 : Clinical validation
John Hays - EU project DIAGORAS - Erasmus University Medical Center
Considerations for infectious disease POCT clinical testing
Inge Gyssens - FAPIC Project  - Hasselt University / Radboud University Medical Center
Clinical evaluation of the diagnostic systems in severely ill patients
Michael Lorenz - FAPIC Project - Molzym
Experience from clinical evaluation of molecular pathogen diagnostic device
Session 3 : Technical validation, regulation
Benjamin Corgier - FAPIC Project - AXO Science
Strategy for IVD product development, validation and commercialization
Andrew Bradley - FAPIC Project - Bee Robotics
Point of Care Instrument Validation (Robotics)
Session 4: Marketing and strategy in the POC field
Henne van Heeren – EU project Poc ID - enablingMNT
Microfluidics as an enabler for Medical Diagnostics
Session 5: Round table discussion
4:00 Closing remarks

Scope and target audience

The scope of the workshop is:
-    Clinical validation in EU POC project
-    Instrument validation prior POC commercialization
-    Marketing and strategy for POC commercialization
-    Regulatory validation of POC system

The invited speakers come from academia, industry, research and medical centres.
The workshop appeals to a wide range of R&D scientists and engineers, medical doctors,
product developers, active in microsystems technology and applications in diagnostics.

Practical information and registration modalities

Date and time:
Monday 14th November 2016 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm
Congress Center South (CCD South) – Room 27

The participation to the workshop is free but you need a valid ticket to Medica as the workshop venue is on the premises of the trade fair.
Indicative 1-day ticket price for the Medica trade fair: 20 € online / 60 € on site
Due to a restricted number of seats, we will accept your participation on a first-come first-serve basis.

Online registrations are now closed.


For any question, please send an email to contact@fapic.eu