SEMI Virtual Summit Focuses on Microtechnology-Enabled Solutions to Healthcare Challenges

      VLSI's Select Industry News
      22nd-Jun-2020    61   

    BERLIN, Germany ─ June 22, 2020 ─ The latest healthtech innovations driven by microelectronics will be presented at the SEMI Virtual Healthtech Summit, Europe's first online event to explore the critical role of semiconductors in solving the world’s most pressing healthcare challenges including COVID-19. Registration is open for the July 16, 2020, summit.

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    The unprecedented impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed the healthcare and medical technology communities to new operational levels. From industry leaders to agile start-ups, the global technology community has answered the call by accelerating time-to-market of innovative solutions for faster point-of-care testing. Designed to stem the spread of COVID-19, the solutions are reshaping the healthcare industry.

    Global Healthtech Challenges and Solutions

    The SEMI Virtual Healthtech Summit will showcase microtechnology-enabled devices aimed at overcoming COVID-19 and highlight the critical importance of collaboration between the global healthtech and microtechnology communities for greater pandemic preparedness. Experts from the following industry leaders will present.

    MedTech Europe will kick off the summit with a review of global healthcare challenges precipitated by the pandemic and the healthtech community’s response.

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    Yole Développement will explore the pandemic’s impact on the diagnostics industry and the use of microfluidic technologies in battling COVID-19.

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    imec will present novel solutions for remote care vital sign monitoring and new automated data processing applications to streamline the response of the medical community.

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    OnSemiconductor will introduce technologies powered by innovative semiconductor solutions to improve lives and enable life-saving medical devices for COVID-19 patients.

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    For more details, please visit the summit agenda and speaker details and connect with SEMI Europe on Twitter or LinkedIn @SEMIEurope (use #HealthTechSummit).

    European MedTech Advisory Council

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    Companies applying microelectronics innovations to medical devices and healthcare solutions are invited to register their interest on SEMI’s medtech programs and initiatives, and our Nano-Bio Materials Consortium (NBMC). For more details, please contact Cassandra Melvin, Director of Operations, SEMI Europe at cmelvin@semi.org.

    About SEMI

    SEMI® connects more than 2,400 member companies and 1.3 million professionals worldwide to advance the technology and business of electronics design and manufacturing. SEMI members are responsible for the innovations in materials, design, equipment, software, devices, and services that enable smarter, faster, more powerful, and more affordable electronic products. Electronic System Design Alliance (ESD Alliance), FlexTech, the Fab Owners Alliance (FOA) and the MEMS & Sensors Industry Group (MSIG) are SEMI Strategic Association Partners, defined communities within SEMI focused on specific technologies. Visit www.semi.org to learn more, contact one of our worldwide offices, and connect with SEMI on LinkedIn and Twitter.

    Press Contact

    Serena Brischetto, SEMI Europe
    Email: sbrischetto@semi.org

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    Domain: Electronics
    Category: Semiconductors