Annual Conference

Bringing the best of the DayOne Initiative together

5th Annual DayOne Conference: Shaping the future of health

The DayOne Conference 2020 took place on November 12, fully online, in close collaboration with the BioData World Congress and presented by presenting partner Arcondis and supported by Innosuisse.

For the fifth time Basel Area Business & Innovation brought together the best of its healthcare innovation initiative: hot topics, open debates, smart insights, bright ideas, high energy personalities and tangible expertise. At the DayOne Conference, all is set up to inspire and engage the growing community of healthcare innovators poised to shape the future of health.

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    This year was another successful year. Read the report and take aways from this year’s conference here.


2020 Program

Session 1: The patient centric approach and four bright ideas



by host Thomas Brenzikofer, Basel Area Business & Innovation and presenting partner Arcondis

09:15 Patients first

the DayOne health hack experience

09:45 4 bright ideas

– How to build a health data ecosystem: Nishant Sinha, Director, Analytics and Cognitive – Cross Industry, Deloitte Consulting
– Value based healthcare – or per aspera ad astra: Carolina Aguilar, INVALUE/Dot2Dot
– Validation center: fast track for digital health: Jens Eckstein, Univ. Hospital Basel
– Personalized nutrition and health extension: James Bauly, DSM

10:30 Executive talk

with Thomas Szucs, Professor University of Basel and President of the Board Helsana and speakers

11:00 Break
Session 2: How to make it happen
11:30 Entrepreneurs talk and panel

with Alexandra T. Greenhill, Founder Careteam (Canada) and Siva Ramamoorthy, serial entrepreneur and investor (India)

12:15 How to create a digital health venture

the DayOne approach

12:30 Lunch break and open innovation team building
Session 3: The healthcare innovation journey experience
13:30 Design thinking exercise

supporting 25+ project champions to start their venture journey

16:00 The grand finale

journey pitches, participants feedback and … surprise

17:00 Virtual networking
18:00 End of conference


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Thomas Brenzikofer

Manager Community and Events, Healthcare Innovation - DayOne

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