Philips Innovation Services recently joined the Medtech & Pharma platform as a member. The Medtech & Pharma Platform (MPP) is an international industry association dedicated to enhancing synergies between medtech and pharmaceutical companies. The MPP provides a forum for both industries to exchange knowledge and to collaborate in technology and regulatory areas. Other members include Novartis, Ypsomed and Edwards Lifesciences.
Joining this platform is fully in line with the strategy of Philips Innovation Services to establish long-term partnerships with organizations in the field of pharma and medtech. Philips Innovation Services aims to contribute to the development of complex combined products at the intersection of pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and digital healthcare applications. In addition, by its membership, Philips Innovation Services can contribute to the engagement with relevant European stakeholders to collaborate on a proportionate policy framework, with an ultimate goal to improve access to innovative combined products.
Philips keynote speaker at the annual conference
On October 24 and 25, the annual conference of MPP will take place in Basel. Hans Hofstraat, Vice President and Research Program Manager at Philips, is one of the keynote speakers and will talk about digital healthcare solutions – from big data to clinical impact. In the presentation, examples will be given of digital healthcare solutions, and their impact will be discussed in terms of the Quadruple Aim.