Official Program 

Berlin November 4th

Berlin November 5th

Munich November 6th

Munich November 7th


Nordic Healthcare solutions in Germany

Location: Nordic Embassies, Berlin

Digital healthcare ecosystem

Location: Flying Health

Planning and financing of hospitals in Bavaria

Location: Oskar von Miller Forum

Public / private partnerships in research and innovation

Location: TranslaTUM


Official opening of Krankenhaus Karawane

  • María Erla Marelsdóttir
    Ambassador of Iceland
  • Svein Berg
    Managing Director, Nordic Innovation

Keynote: The Nordic Healthcare consensus – view upon Nordic healthcare from German perspective

  • Prof. Dr. Volker Amelung
    Bundesverband Managed Care e.V., Berlin

Workshop introduction given by Matthias Kretzler, BKK Dachverband, Berlin

Workshops on emergency care and smart hospitals


Welcome and introduction of the participants 

  • Flying Health and Next Generation Healthcare 
    Introduction to Flying Health Ecosystem and the shifts in healthcare systems globally 

Introduction to the German Healthcare system and digital trends

Market Access Strategies in Germany

  • Introduction to potential routes to market and examples 

Best practices from the Nordics – Company presentation and information on the Nordic market

Official opening and introduction

  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Werner Lang, Director, Oskar von Miller Forum

The Bavarian Hospital Landscape – Planning and financing

  • Representative from the department of hospital care, Bavarian State Ministry of Health and Care, Munich / Nuremberg

Panel discussion on the hospital of the future – impuls and specific need for action


  • Andreas Diehm, Deputy Managing Director, Bayerische Krankenhausgesellschaft e. V.
  • Ekkehard Ellmann, Divisional Management of Hospitals, AOK Bayern
  • Marie-Luise Creutzburg, Patient Advocate at München Klinik, Neuperlach
  • Matthias Meierhofer, Meierhofer AG
  • Mona Truelsen, Nordic Innovation

Purchasing processes of hospitals

  • Jennifer Kleinhans, Director Procurement & Supply Chain Management Internation, Sana Einkauf & Logistik GmbH 

Welcome and setting the scene

  • Prof. Dr. Gerhard Kramer, Vice President for Research and Innovation
    Technical University of Munich

Funding opportunities for Nordic-German Collaboration – From Seed to Project Funding

  • Dr. Mikhail Antonkin, Health Research & Biotechnology, Bavarian Research Alliance

  • Ulrik Olsen, Innovation Centre Denmark

Best Practice: Succesful Nordic-Bavarian R&I collaborations and EU-funded Innovations

  • Dr. Silke Huber, Biomax Informatics AG, Planegg (EUROSTARS)
  • Dr. Christian Zakian, HelmholtzZentrum München, Institute of Biological and Medical Imaging
  • Prof. Henning Boje Andersen, Technical University of Denmark / Dr.-Ing. Thomas Linner, TUM

Coffee Break

Horizon 2020 – R&I opportunities for Health, Hospitals and Intergrated Care in 2020

  • Saila Rinne, Head of Policy Sector, Unit H3-eHealth, Well-Being and Ageing, DG CONNECT, European Commission

Outlook to Horizon Europe – The upcoming European Framework for R&I

  • Kim L. Kryger & Jan Skriwanek, Danish and German National Contact Points (NCPs)

Lunch Break


Workshops on digitalization and personalized care

Panel discussion
Keynote given by Magnus Heunicke, Danish Minister of Health


  • Anne-Kathrin Klemm, BKK Dachverband e.V.
  • Boris Velter, Gesundheitsstadt Berlin 2030
  • Jan Neuhaus, Deutsche Krankenhausgesellschaft e.V.
  • Mona Truelsen, Nordic Innovation
  • Stefan Krojer, Zukunft Krankenhaus-Einkauf 

Sum-up of the day

Get together / networking

Introduction of a Flying Health hospital partner: Sana Digital

  • Integration of digital solutions and projects with startups 

Final Q&A
Open discussion 

Site visit to hospitals in Munich incl. workshops

  • München Klinik Bogenhausen & Klinikum rechts der Isar der Technischen Universität München


Nordic-Bavarian get-together with all participants and external guests

  • Keynote by Claudia Küng, Health Care Bayern e.V., München

Networking and Matchmaking – Find your partner over a beer

Tour of the TranslaTUM / Meet the Scientists / 1-1 Meetings

Travelling to Munich by train

15:00 – End of program

To participate as external guest for the program on November 7th, please sign up here 

If this sounds interesting to you and your business is specialized in providing services or products to the hospital sector, join the Krankenhaus Karawane for a unique opportunity of promoting your business in a Nordic synergetic coorperation towards the German health care market. 
25 Nordic companies are expected to participate, so there is a limited capacity.

Price: 2750 EUR