27 - 30 January 2020

Dubai World Trade Centre

What are the Innov8 talks?

The Innov8 Talks, taking place at the Innovation Hub in the Plaza hall, is a dedicated programme to showcase the latest healthcare innovations in a series of sessions.  With a dedicated theme, each day will revolve around the 'pitches'; 8 companies presenting for 8 minutes to our panel of experts.  Come and attend the sessions to see who will be the best pitch of the day, and to learn more about the latest products changing the healthcare industry. 

Each day will be opened by an important keynote speaker discussing topics ranging from genomics, artificial intelligence and the digital transformation of the NHS. Following the pitches will be important industry sessions from leaders in the field, both regional and international. Stay for the afternoon and hear featured talks by CEOs, academics, global board of directors and more!

Themes of each day:

  • Day 1: Future of Care and Treatment
  • Day 2: Disease Prevention and Management
  • Day 3: Patient Engagement and Monitoring
  • Day 4: Patient Safety & Quality

Panel of experts & investors.

Akbar Moideen Thumbay, VP – Healthcare Division, Thumbay Group, United Arab Emirates

Dr Mohammad Al Redha, Director, The Executive Office for Organizational Transformation, DHA

Marwan Abdulaziz, Executive Director, Dubai Science Park, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Saqr AlHemeiri, Chief Innovation Officer, Ministry of Health and Prevention, United Arab Emirates

Mohamed Hamdy, Head of Venture Capital, Dubai Future Foundation

Mubaraka Ibrahim, Director of IT Department, Ministry of Health and Prevention

Daniel Amir Raduan, Head of Digital Health, Etisalat

Keynotes @ Innov8 Talks

Hear from industry leaders.

The industry leaders are all set to share their knowledge about how the healthcare ecosystem is changing.

Topics covered include the impact of AI and how it will benefit the industry.


Summer Nasief, Director of Healthcare, Middle East & Africa, Microsoft

Mark O’Herlihy, Head of Health for EMEA, IBM Watson Health

Noel Gordon, Chairman, NHS Digital, NHS, London, United Kingdom

Dr Milton Chen, CEO and Founder, VSee, San Jose, California, USA

8 innovators presenting for 8 minutes per day.

Day 1: Future of Care and Treatment

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Tissue Guard



Day 2: Disease Prevention and Management

B3 Digital Solutions 





UE LifeSciences



Day 3: Patient Engagement and Monitoring

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Clinical Design

Ariane Medical Systems



Rapid Response Revival 



Day 4: Patient Safety & Quality



Dhonor Healthcare






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