6 February 2024

Registration & Networking

At your arrival, we invite you to explore a world where collaboration, creativity, and research meet. Registration opens at 7:30 a.m., with a breakfast and networking.

Opening Remarks & MEDTEQ+ Updates

As a pan-Canadian consortium for industrial research and innovation in healthcare technologies, The MEDTEQ+ mission is to accelerate the development of innovative technological solutions to improve people’s health and quality of life. However, it is by joining forces across the entire healthcare ecosystem that we can get these technologies into the hands of users. For over a decade, MEDTEQ+ has been committed to creating unifying events to facilitate collaboration between industrial, institutional, and healthcare provider partners, thanks to the financial support of the Quebec and Canadian governments, as well as the private sector. Discover the organization’s priorities for the coming years; the concrete actions to be implemented to meet the needs of Canadians in the years ahead.

A World of Possibilities Accessible to All! How Can we Develop Inclusive & Accessible Healthcare Technology?

During this keynote, the various issues surrounding healthcare systems in Quebec and around the world will be discussed. The conversation will showcase the issues and challenges, as well as the guidelines we need to follow to improve people’s health. How can technological development be part of the solution? What are the obstacles to technological integration? How can we ensure that healthcare technologies are ethical, inclusive, and accessible?

The World of Preventive Healthcare: The Role of All Players & Social Innovation!

This panel will discuss the importance and contribution of all players helping to improve the health of populations. How can health technologies have a real impact in a preventive context?

Pierre-Alexandre Fournier
CEO − Hexoskin
Philippe Gribeauval
CEO − Centre intégré de santé et des services sociaux de la Montérégie ouest ( CISSSMO )
Break & Networking

Take a break while expanding your professional network. Exchange ideas with healthcare innovators and make valuable connections. It’s a great time to nurture connections and stimulate new collaborations. 

Precision Medicine: Navigating Healthcare Transformation With Industry Leaders

Join us to discover how industry leaders are converging to revolutionize healthcare through precision medicine. Discover how digital health and software as medical devices will shape the sector, optimizing care trajectories and unlocking a new era of personalized, patient-centric solutions. A conversation that will redefine the future of healthcare – where innovation meets precision, and patients are at the heart of every breakthrough.

Case study: Boehringer Ingelheim and Greybox


Lunch & Networking

Enjoy a lunch and networking period to meet the MEDTEQ+ team, account managers and partners! 

An Infinite Universe of Possibilities: From Outer Space to Remote Regions

Explore an infinite universe of possibilities in this captivating session that stretches from remote regions on Earth, all the way to outer space. Immerse yourself in discussions that push the boundaries of innovation, revealing unexplored opportunities and creative solutions to the challenges faced by caregivers, organizations, and remote populations alike.

Revolutionizing The Global Healthcare Technology Sector: Trends, Challenges & Opportunities

The expert panelists will be discussing the latest innovations in healthcare, the impact of artificial intelligence, the benefits of precision medicine, emerging trends in virtual reality, and many other technologies that are transforming the global healthcare network.

AgeTech: Technological Innovation for The Ageing Population

Canada is one of the countries that will be most affected by population aging. By 2035, more than ¼ of the population will be over 65. The impact of an aging population will be significant not only on healthcare systems, but also on the entire working population, who will be called upon to act as caregivers. How can technologies improve the quality of life of our seniors, how can we support community organizations, how can we support the network to enable seniors to remain active and independent for as long as possible?

Break & Networking

Take a break while expanding your professional network. Exchange ideas with healthcare innovators and make valuable connections. It’s a great time to nurture connections and stimulate new collaborations. 

Investment: A Complex Universe. How to Create Leverage to Support the Commercialization of Healthcare Innovations!

This panel will have the experts l discuss the various levers for supporting the development of innovations, and the obstacles to financing technologies and bringing them to market. Sound advice to support innovators, academic and research collaborators, and healthcare professionals alike.

Networking Cocktail

The MEDTEQ+ Innovation Summit will end a networking cocktail. Opened to all participants to continue exchanging ideas, establish lasting links with key players in the healthcare industry, and celebrate a day rich in discoveries and opportunities.