Symposium 2019-08-22T11:06:02+02:00

Inspired by differences.

A Day dedicated to medical technology innovators to network, share ideas and open minds.
Featuring a faculty of internationally recognized entrepreneurs.

B.E.S.T. INNOVATION SYMPOSIUM 2019 (IRCAD-IHU) is a multidisciplinary event open to entrepreneurs, clinicians,  scientists, engineers, fellows and students interested in the field of medical technologies.

The B.E.S.T. innovation symposium 2019 program includes Lectures about innovation in Medtech and Minimally Invasive Surgery given by key opinion leaders and a Social networking event.

The official symposium language is English.

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Medical Innovation.

Join us to explore the world of medical innovation. Seize this unique opportunity to interact with world renowned leaders, entrepreneurs and innovators.


How to participate?

Attend the B.E.S.T Symposium

Attend the B.E.S.T.

Symposium chairs.

Prof. Jacques Marescaux

Professor of surgery
Founder and President of IRCAD
Founder and CEO of IHU Strasbourg

Prof. Silvana Perretta

Professor of surgery
Director of education
at IHU Strasbourg

Dr. Bernard Dallemagne

Professor of surgery
Fellowship program director at IRCAD & IHU Strasbourg

Prof. Lee Swanström

Professor of surgery
Innovation director of IHU Strasbourg


Prof. Benoit Gallix

Professor of Interventional Radiology
IHU Strasbourg

Dennis McWilliams

Life science entrepreneur and innovator
Founder and former president of Apollo endosurgery

Bruno Martinaud

Innovative entrepreneur
Director of the Technology Venture Master Program at Ecole Polytechnique Palaiseau

Kurt Azarbarzin

Innovative entrepreneur
Chief Technology Officer at CONMED Corporation

Prof. Stefano Stramigioli

Professor of Advance Robotics

Sam Eletr

Serial entrepreneur

Prof. Luisa De Cola

Professor of Supramolecular and Biomaterials Chemistry
Institut de Science et d’Ingénierie Supramoléculaires (ISIS)

Eugene Skelton

Innovative entrepreneur
Founder & Managing Director of Movement Industrial Design Ltd.

Florent Chandelier

Innovative entrepreneur
Chief Technical Officer of Imagia Cybernetics