This workshop provides an excellent platform for technology leaders from industry and the research communities in Singapore and Switzerland to speak on emerging topics, including groundbreaking technologies applied in implantable parts and systems, microfluidic lab-on-chip, trends in micro systems in hearing instruments, stem cell imaging systems, diagnostics, inhaling systems, advanced photonics for medical technology, diagnostics instrumentation, wearable medical devices and applications of bio-MEMS in life sciences.
Jointly Organised by
Swissnex Singapore, Institute of Microtechnology (IMT), University of Neuchatel and SIMTech.
9.00am Welcome Address
Dr Suzanne Hraba-Renevey, Executive Director, Swissnex Singapore
Mr Stephen Wong, Director, SIMTech Industry Development Office
9.15am Applications of Bio-MEMS in Life Sciences by Prof Nicolaas de Rooij
(IMT, University of Neuchatel, Switzerland)
9.45am Microfluidics Research Foundry - A Platform for Prototyping and
Pilot Production of Polymer Microfluidic Devices by Dr Wang
Zhiping (SIMTech, A*STAR)
10.15am Tea Break & Networking
10.45am Trends in Micro Systems in Hearing Instruments by Dr Thomas
Hies (Siemens Medical Instruments)
11.15am Stem Cell Monitoring by Bio-imaging by Dr Steve Oh (BTI, A*STAR)
11.45am Challenges and Opportunities of Inhaling Systems by Mr
Joseph Hess (Microflow Engineering SA, Switzerland)
12.15pm Buffet Lunch and Networking
1.30pm Advanced Photonics for MedTech - Medical Diagnosis at the Speed
of Light by Prof Peter Seitz (Swiss Centre of Microelectrnoics and
2.00pm Current and Future Trends in the Field of Diagnostics by Dr Oliver
Elsenhans (Roche Diagnostics Ltd, Switzerland)
2.30pm MEMSWear - Wearable Medical Devices by Associate
Professor Tay Eng Hock, Francis (NUS, IBN, A*STAR)
3.00pm Implantable Microsystems, the Future of Electrical Simulation
by Dr Rogier Receveur (Medtronic Inc, Switzerland)
3.30pm Wrap-up / Tea Reception
Who Should Attend
Industry professionals, including entrepreneurs, directors, managers, engineers, researchers and students interested in the market opportunities and technology trends in medical technologies.
Registration for this workshop is free of charge inclusive of refreshments and lunch. Pre-registration is required and seats are confirmed on a first-come, first-served basis.
For technical enquiries:
Dr Wang Zhenfeng, Email: zfwang@SIMTech.a-star.edu.sg
For registration and general enquiries:
Alice Koh, Email: alicekoh@SIMTech.a-star.edu.sg
Please click here for a copy of the location map of SIMTech.