We further wanted to know what was being done already to support and promote this transnational cooperation
“Both the Swiss and Brazilian innovation agencies are promoting collaboration between the two countries. From applied research and product development to clinical trials and market access, this collaboration between the two countries offers a lot of opportunities to create innovations adding value to the economy and society.”
—Gwenael Hannema, Co-founder & CEO at InnoSpina
“The synergy between Brazil and Switzerland can be seen among companies that sell products and services. The combination of Swiss innovation with Brazilian creativity has created many business opportunities and important solutions for both countries. I have observed several startups that are successfully internationalizing their processes between these countries promoting product development and commercialization.”
—Ana Caronlina Pengo Brito, CEO at Bioscience Medical
Post-event interviews: The main takeaways according to our speakers
During the two days of the congress, more than ten medtech experts talked to us about many interesting topics like minimally invasive robotics for surgery, additive manufacturing technologies in the medical field and 3D virtual simulation.
After the event, we asked them in short interviews what they’d learned.