Basel BOOM Summit accelerates health technology

The BOOM Summit at Messe Basel in April 2024 will be a completely new kind of healthcare conference, say its organizers. The first edition will be dedicated to trends in health technologies that are set to significantly change the healthcare sector.

The BOOM Summit in April 2024 will be dedicated to trends in digital health technologies.
The BOOM Summit in April 2024 will be dedicated to trends in digital health technologies. Generic image: Gerd Altmann/Pixabay

The inaugural BOOM Summit will take place in April 2024. The venue will be the events hall at Messe Basel. According to a statement, the event will be dedicated to trends in digital health technologies. It will be “a highlight of the European healthtech calendar”, as well as provide an open forum for the discussions and strategies that are set to transform the healthcare sector.

The event is organized by DayOne, an initiative of Basel Area Business & Innovation, the investment and innovation promotion, and the Kenes Group, a leading global provider of medical conferences. The main partner is the Basel-based MCH Group, which is supporting the BOOM Summit as part of its strategy to position Basel as a leading hub for life sciences events. “The aim of the BOOM Summit is to promote collaboration and innovation in the field of healthcare technology," commented Caoimhe Vallely-Gilroy, conference manager at DayOne.

The event is aimed at all professionals as well as entrepreneurs, investors and political decision-makers. The program includes expert panels, technology presentations, start-up pitch sessions and interactive workshops. According to Dr. Leslie Anne Fendt, who is responsible for an advanced digital health project at Roche in Basel, the BOOM Summit will “bring together the best and brightest minds in healthcare technology and hopefully ensure that the latest and most exciting technologies can flourish”. 

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