05 March 2019 | News
The forum attracts application of more than 5,000 industry leaders from 2,000 enterprises and organizations, spanning 20 countries
The first "WuXi Healthcare Forum" opened at the St. Regis Shanghai Jing'an today, gathering together world-class scientists, alongside innovators, entrepreneurs, and investors. The forum attracts application of more than 5,000 industry leaders from 2,000 enterprises and organizations, spanning 20 countries, bring their collective insights to bare on the global challenges facing healthcare - exploring what breakthroughs have been achieved, the present realities and future possibilities.
Driven by cutting-edge technology, favorable polices and rising venture capital, the global healthcare industry is facing unprecedented opportunities, but also, considerable challenges. The WuXi Healthcare Forum provides a platform to aggregate global expertise and is designed to promote international convergence and cooperation.
This two-day forum includes 20 sessions, with a central focus on "medicines for global impact" and "the new healthcare ecosystem". Over 90 guest speakers will deliver cutting-edge insights on global cooperation in the healthcare industry in order to achieve the next disruptive innovation. The agenda addresses the establishment of an innovative ecosystem, the improvement of efficiency in new drug R&D, and the affordability and accessibility of healthcare products.
Alongside the world-class content, the forum features a special CEO roundtable program, which will showcase 200 innovative companies at the precipice of healthcare innovation.
In parallel to the Forum, partners including Huatai Securities, China Renaissance, Fangda Partners, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and Deloitte will hold several side events, where the participants can exchange their ideas on trends in healthcare development and popular investment strategies.