Biotech Chat – Medical Devices, October 3, 2017, AI1153 at EPFL

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Dear colleagues,

Are you interested to learn more about career opportunities for Life Scientists in medical device companies?

 

If so, you should join our upcoming Biotech Chat dedicated to medical devices – an event organized by the BioScience Network Lausanne (BSNL)!

>>> Register here

BSNL Biotech Chats are career and networking events where experts and peers can exchange their ideas and experiences in an informal setting. They offer a unique opportunity to get first-hand insights into various professions in Life Sciences, which may help to discover your own prospective career paths.

During this Biotech Chat on medical devices you will have the opportunity to listen to the talks and network with the following two outstanding speakers:

Julie Foster, Vice President of the Cardiac and Vascular Group at Medtronic

Julie Foster is Vice President of the Cardiac and Vascular Group Europe, Middle East and Africa at Medtronic. While working at Medtronic for more than 25 years, she has gained extraordinary insights into Medtronic’s various businesses and the medical technology industry in general. As a global leader in medical technology, services and solutions, Medtronic improves the health and lives of millions of people each year. Founded in 1949 as a medical repair company, Medtronic is now among the world’s largest medical technology, services and solutions companies, employing more than 85,000 people worldwide, serving physicians, hospitals and patients in more than 155 countries.

Gangadhar Garipelli, Senior Neuroengineering Scientist at MindMaze

Gangadhar Garipelli is a senior neuroengineering scientist and inventor, who obtained a Ph.D. in brain-computer interfaces research at EPFL in 2011. Driven by the unmet needs of brain health, he has been designing, developing and clinically validating virtual reality mediated solutions for motor rehabilitation in neurological impairments at MindMaze. In the last couple of years, several hundred patients have already used part of the developed technology. Furthermore, to provide better clinical treatments for stroke victims, MindMaze has raised $100 million in funding to create virtual reality hardware and software .

The event will take place on Tuesday, October 3 2017 from 18.30-20.00 in room AI 1153 at EPFL.

To access the venue, please enter from the backside of the AI building (Avenue J.-R. Perronet), as front doors require card authorization (see attached map)

Each Biotech Chat is followed by an apéro to give you a chance to discuss and network with the speakers and the participants.

For organizational reasons, please register here to attend the event.

We are looking forward to meeting you there!

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