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Connected health – digital & decentralised data management

February 10 2022 2:00 pm  -  February 10 2022 3:30 pm

Experts agree on improving healthcare with digital transformation, but how can we best deal with the challenges of sharing sensitive patient data? During this event, experts from Futurice, Reutlingen University and the Pharmaledger project will discuss how and why making better use of health data today will help to build the healthcare of tomorrow.

Date: 10 February 2022 at 14:00 – 15:30 CET
Participation is free of charge!


14.00 – 14.05

Welcome & Introduction of Blockstart SME support programme

14.05 – 14:30

Connected Health - Break down silos and identify problems worth solving

Sven-Anwar Bibi, Futurice GmbH, Germany

  • Current challenges to data usage in healthcare
  • Why we need Human Centricity to establish real Connected Health
  • How to build value added services in the healthcare industry
  • Use cases and best practices

14.30 – 14.55

Efficient Immutable Trustworthy - Distributed Ledger Technology at a Glance

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Antonio Notholt, Speaker research group  DLT-Lab, Reutlingen University, Germany

  • Blockchain and DLTs in a nutshell
  • What are the most important  advantages of Blockchain
  • Current applications and applications being developed, researched in branches other than healthcare

14.55 – 15.20

Blockchain-Enabled Healthcare

Bernhard Salb, F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG, Switzerland

  • The Pharmaledger consortium overview
  • Pharmaledger use cases
  • Finished Goods Traceability use case
  • Wrap up and outlook

15.20 – 15.30



Sven Anwar Bibi

Sven-Anwar Bibi has a history in strategy & innovation consulting in the context of analog and digital product and service development. He established and led the Connected Living Venture within PwC IXDS GmbH between 2015 and 2020 together with a team of designers, innovators, and researchers. At Futurice, he heads Germany´s Strategy & Culture Team and the Health Theme. Accountable for account and relationship building with nationally and internationally operating companies (e.g. BSH, Bosch Healthcare Solutions, Smith+Nephew, Vaillant, Vorwerk, SPIE) as well as consulting in the context of digital transformation, he helps companies to answer the strategic questions that impact the design and build of resilient organisations. Since 2002, Sven-Anwar has been involved in teaching and academic research in the DACH and EMEA region, occupying different roles in the academic landscape and leading a consortium during a research project on “Prototyping for Innovation” (ProFI), funded by BMBF/DLR.

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Antonio Notholt

Prof. Notholt is professor for control systemsat theUniversity of Reutlingen and speaker of the research group “Distributed Ledger Technologies Laboratory” DLT-Lab. Prof. Notholt has lead and contributed to several German projects in the field of DLTs. Currently the Project BlockCLASS together with the German electrotechnical commission DKE and Oli Systems aims to push the standardization process of Blockchain technologies in the energy economy. He was born in Mexico City, Mexico and finished his Bachelor studies in 2003 in Monterrey, Mexico. After this, he pursued the European Master of Renewable Energy at Loughborough University, UK, which he obtained in 2004 with distinction. From 2005 he worked as a research assistant in power electronics and control of renewable energy systems at the now Fraunhofer Institute for Energy Economics and Energy System Technology and got the group leadership in 2010. From 2011 he worked as project manager and system architect at the company SMA Solar Technology AG, one of the leader manufacturer of of-grid systems where he was in charge of the development of the SMA Fuel Save Controller and the development of large-scale battery inverters until his change to the University of Reutlingen in 2016.

Bernhard Salb

Bernhard is the Global Supply Chain project manager at Roche Switzerland. He is an engineer and business economist with a broad base of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. After being the Head of Packaging Operations at Roche, he became the Head of Material Sciences and Technology which led him to his current role in Supply Chain Management where he manages complex global projects focusing on evaluating blockchain use cases. Roche joined the European consortium IMI (Innovative Medicines Initiative) PharmaLedger, which includes the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies, universities, medical research organizations, nonprofits, and patient organizations. The goal of IMI’s PharmaLedger project is to deliver an open source, blockchain-based platform for the healthcare sector, using the supply chain, clinical trials, and health data as case studies. Follow him on LinkedIn here!

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