INVEST Digital Health Preview: The Role of Digital Twins in Life Sciences

INVEST Digital Health, a conference from September 20-23, in collaboration with Medical Alley, will bring together innovative investors from across the healthcare spectrum, prominent industry players and the most promising startups in the digital health sector. This year it will be virtual due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

The conference will highlight aspects of digital health from the role of digital twins in the life sciences, the reimbursement of remote patient monitoring, the ethical considerations of AI in healthcare and more in a series of panel discussions.

Click here to see the full agenda.

Also on Tuesday, September 23, join the MedCity and Medical Alley Association teams after the pitch session on Remo for virtual networking from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Central Time.

The panel discussion “The role of digital twins in the life sciences” is planned for September 23rd.

As the pandemic has accelerated the adoption of digital technologies in healthcare overall, the life sciences sector is also working with digital twin technology. Whether in drug development, manufacturing, or clinical trials, companies are experimenting with this new, emerging technology.

The moderator of the meeting is Andy Greenberg, Managing Director, NA Digital Health Lead, Life Sciences, Accenture

The speakers include:

  • Sandrine Dessoy, Digital Innovation Lead, GSK
  • Charles Fisher, Ph.D., Founder and CEO, Unlearn.AI
  • Steven Levine, PhD, Senior Director of Virtual Human Modeling, Dassault Systèmes
  • Alberto Pascual, Director, Data Science & Analytics, IDBS

In addition, there will be the Pitch Perfect competition, in which digital health startups will present their products and services in front of investor jury teams. Tracks for the Digital Health Startup Pitch Contest include:

Home health – Startups in this category are those that use digital diagnostics, app-based care management or personal care at home to accelerate the move from the hospital or clinic to the home. Click here to view the track’s finalists and judges.

Chronic disease management and value-based care – Startups in this category are trying to cut costs and improve outcomes for patients with chronic conditions, including behavioral health. Click here to view the track’s finalists and judges.

Technology to increase the efficiency of payers / providers – Startups in this category help to reduce both the administrative and the operational effort for payers and providers.

INVEST Digital Health sponsors include: Komodo Health, Ford Hutman Media, Fredrikson & Byron, Workpath and Bio-T.

If you have any questions about INVEST Digital Health, please contact the event manager Laura Kittredge at

Photo: Dmitrii_Guzhanin, Getty Images


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