Boston: the hub of success in the U.S. healthcare market | Alira Health Seminar Series

Alira Health brought a distinguished group of speakers and panelists together last week discuss the opportunities and challenges for Italian and Spanish firms looking to expand in the U.S., and how Boston, Massachusetts has become a hub of healthcare innovation and a great place to find success stateside.

“I was honored to help facilitate new relationships between Farmindustria, Confindustria Dispositivi Medici, Accio, CataloniaBio & Health Technology, MassBio, MassMedic, and the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center. These partnerships will bring much value to their members on both sides of the Ocean.  I am proud that Alira Health can assist in connecting markets and enabling transformation in the international Healthcare ecosystem,” said Gabriele Brambilla, CEO, Alira Health.

Gabriele Brambilla, Chief Executive Officer, Alira Health, and Chairman, MetroWest Life Sciences Network opens the Milan event.

Daniela Delledonne, Vice President, Confindustria Dispositivi Medici and Brian Johnson, President, Massachusetts Medical Device Industry Council (MassMEDIC) shake hands during the Memorandum of Understanding ceremony, signifying the ongoing cooperation between the Italian and U.S. medical device associations.

Luba Greenwood, Board Member, MassBio, and Strategic Business Development and Corporate Ventures at Verily, a Google company

Speaker Luba Greenwood, Board Member, MassBio, and Strategic Business Development and Corporate Ventures at Verily, a Google company. 

The Milan event concluded with a panel discussion featuring industry leaders from across Italy. 

Travis McCready, President & Chief Executive Officer, Massachusetts Life Science Center, speaks to a full house in Barcelona. 

Melqui Calzado, General Secretary, Catalonia Bio and Health Technology

Our Barcelona guests were treated to a post-event networking hour at the Cotton House Hotel terrace.

A special thank you to our presenters and panelists: 

Italy, May 20:

Presenters

  • Travis McCready, President & Chief Executive Officer, Massachusetts Life Sciences Center
  • Brian Johnson, President, Massachusetts Medical Device Industry Council (MassMEDIC)
  • Luba Greenwood, Board Member, MassBio, and Strategic Business Development and Corporate Ventures at Verily, a Google company
  • Giorgio Bruno, Board Member, Farmindustria
  • Daniela Delledonne, Vice President, Confindustria Dispositivi Medici
  • Byron Kalogerou, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery

Panel

  • Marcin Sieczek, CEO at HTL-Strefa, Inc., CSO at HTL-Strefa S.A
  • Matteo Lai, Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder, Empatica, Inc.
  • Danilo Piroli, Chief Financial Officer, Chiesi
  • Vittorio Puppo, President and Chief Executive Officer, Bracco, U.S.
  • Franco Stevanato, Chief Executive Officer, Stevanato Group

Barcelona, May 21:

Presenters

  • Travis McCready, President & Chief Executive Officer, Massachusetts Life Sciences Center
  • Brian Johnson, President, Massachusetts Medical Device Industry Council (MassMEDIC)
  • Aurea Rodriquez, Director of Innovation, Accio
  • Angel Alonso, CEO of VecMedical & Vice President of CataloniaBio & Health Technology

Panel

  • Yolanda Casa, Managing Director, NeuroElectrics
  • Carlos Buesa, Chief Operating Officer, Oryzon
  • Albert Zamora, Chief Operating Officer, Virtual Body Works (Formerly of Bionure)
  • Joel Jean-Mariet, Managing Partner and Co-Founder, Ysios Capital

 

Finally, thank you to our generous sponsors who made this event possible.