Copenhagen Health Tech Summit 2023
Introducing the first annual Copenhagen Health Tech Summit! Marking an important milestone in the roadmap towards adoption of health tech solutions at scale, we invite you to take part in a deeply engaging program focused on real-life needs and solutions for a better, global healthcare future and a more digital health.
10. May 2023 • Copenhagen Denmark

Eigtveds Pakhus, Strandgade 25D, 1401 Copenhagen Denmark

Why join?

This highly interactive event will feature a full conference program with talks and panel debates, immersive workshops and focused networking sessions. What you can expect:

The Ecosystem
Meet and network with the Danish and global health tech ecosystem! We bring together public and private stakeholders, entrepreneurs, investors and experts to break down barriers and empower healthcare.
Current Health Technology Trends
Take a deep-dive into how digital health is evolving. What are the current trends and what solutions exist for delivering better, smarter healthcare?
The Startup Perspective
What are the challenges faced by health tech companies in Denmark and globally? How can startups succeed in collaborating with public and private organisations? How do you scale and grow into a global business?
The Healthcare Perspective
Examine with us how and why healthcare systems across the world need to adopt digital solutions, to face the challenges of aging populations, lack of healthcare professionals and increasing numbers of chronic patients.
The Hermit - Adoption Awards
Our impactful annual award that highlights the crucial partnerships needed for Health Tech adoption. We want to bring the hidden adoption heroes in the spotlight. The bold, the perseverent, those making health tech work the on the floors of the healthcare system.
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Networking area
Networking breakfast
Kickstart your day and the Summit with a healthy breakfast, and take the opportunity to meet and network with your fellow attendees.
Main stage
Welcome & Opening remarks
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark, Health Tech Hub Copenhagen
To be announced
Learnings from a large-scale implementation project
Kim Veber Carlsen (Head of Unit, Center for IT, Medico og Telefoni, Capital Region of Denmark)
KEYNOTE Join us on a journey through the implementation of Epic - the world's largest electronic health record. What are the learnings from this large-scale implementation project, and what happens when culture meets innovation?
Journey of a doctrapreneur
Marco Bo Hansen, MD, PhD (CMO, Saninudge), Egon Toft,, (Head of research, Aalborg University Hospital), Anna-Karin Edstedt Bonamy, MD, PhD (CEO, Doctrin), To be announced
PANEL DEBATE We see a rise in healthcare professionals turning entrepeneurs, developing (digital) solutions to problems faced in their professional life. But how can we ensure that the resulting solutions come outside the setting they were born in, and can be scaled across regions and borders - and into successful businesses?
To be announced
Networking area
Lunch & Networking
We take a short lunchbreak from our main stage program.
Main stage
Trust the AI: building confidence in digital solutions to provide better care
Andreas Cleve (CEO, Corti), Freddy Lippert (International Chief Medical Officer, Falck)
KEYNOTE Artificial Intelligence is a valuable tool for providing better patient care, but only if we can enable healthcare professionals' trust computer decisions? Learn from this fireside chat how health tech AI company Corti is helping Falck provide better ambulance services in Region H in Denmark.
To be announced
Steven Collens (CEO, Matter)
Health Tech Adoption Awards
Join us for the Health Tech Adoption Awards awardshow! Find out which health tech adoption successes are awarded The Hermit, celebrating the unsung heroes of health tech adoption.
Short break
Breaking down barriers: how can healthcare organisations, corporates and startups work together?
Simon Max Bloch Lajboschitz (Co-founder & CEO, Khora), Harri Tatti (Senior Sales Executive, EMEA Healthcare, Amazon Web Services), To be announced
PANEL DEBATE Getting solutions out of the ward: new solutions that are born in hospitals often never leave the unit they were born in. How can hospitals, health tech startups and corporations collaborate to create and scale solutions that work? What are the roadblocks to successful adoption and how can we overcome them?
To be announced
Reimbursement and approval of digital health solutions: the next big hurdle
Jesper Grønbæk (Founder & CEO, Health Tech Hub Copenhagen)
KEYNOTE Digital healthcare solutions need to be used at a large scale. To enable this, we need a system for approval and reimbursement of digital solutions in the Nordics. Inspired by the models that are (being) implemented in Germany and France today DiGA, we have an unmissable opportunity to provide better health, while ensuring quality.
Approval of digital health: a European perspective
To be announced
PANEL DEBATE What work is being done on a Nordic/European DiGA-like market access system currently, and what needs to be done? Exploring the needs and roadblocks for approval of digital health solutions across borders.
Closing remarks
To be announced
COMING SOON Sign up for immersive workshops and breakout sessions. Limited seats available.
Steven Collens

Steven Collens is CEO of MATTER, the premier healthcare technology incubator and innovation center. MATTER has worked with more than 800 healthcare technology ventures since launching in 2015, and the company partners with dozens of industry-leading companies, health systems and universities. Steven previously held roles at the investment firm, Pritzker Group, and the global medical products company, Abbott. He holds an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and a BA from Washington University in St. Louis.

Dorthe Boe Danbjørg
Vice President
Danish Nurses Organisation

Dorthe Boe Danbjørg is a nurse and holds a PhD in health science. She is vice president of The Danish Nurses Organisation. Dorthe has been working with innovation and technology in healthcare for the last decade. She is the author of a new book on technology in nursing.

Camilla Noelle Rathcke
Danish Medical Association

Camilla divides her working time between her duties as chairman of the Medical Association and clinical work with patients who suffer from hormonal diseases. She has a strong commitment to ensuring that digitization, which is inevitable in a modern healthcare system, takes place in the best possible way for patients and healthcare professionals. Camilla has, among other things, been a member of the Siri Commission, which focused on the societal implications of AI.

Maria Damborg Hald
Public Sector Lead
Microsoft Denmark

Maria Damborg Hald is Public Sector Lead in Microsoft Denmark, where she leads the work with the continued development and digitization of the public sector in Denmark. She started at Microsoft Denmark in 2020 and came from a role as Deputy Director General at Agency for Public Finance and Management - Ministry of Finance. She has a deep experience and knowledge of digitization in the public sector, and in her previous public sector senior management roles she has, among other things, lead a number of large cross government IT transformation programs.

Valentin Bejan
Scaling & adoption advisor
investor & health tech expert

Advising on digital health implementation & scaling. Co-founder of Health Tech Hub Copenhagen where he drove the adoption of clever, responsible health tech. Former Head of Innovation at Momentum Mental Healthcare. Worked on prevention models and expanding care outside of the clinics.  As a top-tier management consultant, helped health and tech clients on four continents.

Jesper Algren
Head of Center for
Innovation in Aarhus

Jesper is leading the cross organizational innovation in the City of Aarhus. He focuses on heightening the innovation capacity within the organization, to foster new solutions and business models that can help solve the large societal challenges. Jesper holds a Master in Information Technology and an executive education from Harvard Business School, focused on tech entrepreneurship, Business development and strategy.

Martin Vesterby
MD. PhD., Health Tech Adoption Partner
Health Tech Hub Copenhagen

Connecting T-shaped professionals that possess skills and knowledge to innovate the healthcare sector: Martin has set his eyes on trying to diagnose the healthcare sector and find in what way it’s relevant to treat it with digital solutions. Not to apply solutions just because it’s doable but to work on what’s usable. He helps the sector adopt evidence-based solutions that bring value to patients, society, and the business behind.

Jesper Grønbæk
Founder & CEO
Health Tech Hub Copenhagen

Jesper was trained as an economist and management consultant, then helped software companies grow & scale for a decade, before mortgaging his house and being a software entrepreneur  himself. Four years ago, Jesper devoted all his working time and effort to health tech, since he is intrigued with the possibilities of what the right health tech solutions can do for people, patients, staff, and the economy.

Anna-Karin Edsted Bonamy

Anna-Karin Edstedt Bonamy is the CEO of Doctrin, a Swedish healthtech scale up founded in 2016, that helps digitalizing the patient journey. Doctrin is a B2B SaaS company, and its platform has been used in 6 million consultations by leading healthcare providers in Sweden, Norway, Czechia, and the UK. Before joining Doctrin in 2017, Anna-Karin worked more than 15 years in healthcare, as consultant pediatrician and associate professor at the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm.

To be announced
More speakers coming soon

Watch this space!

The Organisers
Health Tech Hub Copenhagen
  • About us
We believe every person should have access to good health. We work with startups, businesses and governments to make adoption of health tech possible at scale. By changing professional barriers into trusted relationships, we help make it possible to fast-track new solutions that reach far beyond the borders of our region. See more
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark
  • About us
The Trade Council is the part of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs that assists companies in realising their ambitions within export, innovation and growth. Each year, The Trade Council helps around 3,000 companies to expand their export activities and enter new markets. CPH Health Tech Summit - The Trade Council
How to join?

The Summit is free of charge to attend, but you need an access code to register.

The conference is hosted by Health Tech Hub Copenhagen and Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark - The Trade Council.
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  • Head of Comunications & Events
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