City of Cologne Smart Healthcare & Insurtech UK Mission

Meet key Cologne stakeholders to land and expand your business in Europe

12 October 2023, 1200 -1630 BST

Koln Business


GTM Global in association with KölnBusiness, UK DBT & GTA HealthTech


12 October 2023
1200 - 1630 BST


Insurance Hall 20-21 Aldermanbury, London EC2V 7HY
Virtual meets options on Zoom from 1530


F2F networking, Interactive Panel Session & 1-2-1 F2F follow ups

Expand your e-Health & Insurtech Business Across the Europe - from Cologne

With the German smart healthcare market projected to reach USD 33.09 billion by 2027, now is the time to connect F2F in London to key stakeholders from its Cologne hub!

Designed specifically for UK owner-managed precision medicine, med-tech devices, pharma and insure tech businesses, this interactive panel and 1-2-1 connector event will give you game-changing advice on;

  • EU Clinical Trials – meet the team from Clinical Trials Centre to test and launch in the EU.
  • Soft-Landing Services – engage with Insurlab Germany unique Accelerator Programme.
  • Partnerships – build commercial relationships with key Insurance channels in Cologne.
  • Investment & Funding – meet Ensure Growth Capital, Cologne’s new funding agency.
  • Success Story – find out how other UK businesses have grown in Cologne.
  • Regulatory – hear from Cologne legal and experts about company set up & compliance.
  • Government Support – get in the ground help from Cologne Business and UK DBT.

Why Should You Attend

  • Soft-landing Support – from KölnBusiness and UK Department for Business and Trade
  • Partnerships – collaboration with influential Cologne based Insurance networks, accelerators, and incubators
  • Finance – access to Cologne based investor networks
  • Clinical trials – access to Cologne based teaching hospitals and accreditation through their clinical trials
  • Compliance – advice on appropriate regulatory EU business frameworks

Event Agenda

  • 1200: Registration, networking & finger food buffet & drinks
  • 1300: Panel presentation. Short & snappy 5-minute presentational slots moderated by Mark Stimpfig from KölnBusiness, Insurlab Germany, Ensure Growth Capital, CTC, Osborne Clark, DBT, GTA & Mindy Daeschner
  • 1330: Q&A moderated by Chris Howie, where delegates can ask questions to the expert panellists
  • 1400: 1-2-1 break-out sessions – where UK key scale-ups can have 1-2-1 sessions with each of the panellists
  • 1530: 1-2-1 virtual sessions – where UK key scale-ups, who cannot make the F2F sessions in London, can have 1-2-1 virtual sessions on Zoom with each of the panellists
  • 1630: close

Event Speakers

Key regional expansion experts

Daniel Lidón

Foreign Investment Advisor, Koln Business

Daniel is a Foreign Investment Advisor at Koln Business, Economic Development Agency. He supports international companies and startups with their relocation to Cologne.

Amadeus van Lier

Foreign Investment Advisor, Koln Business

Amadeus is a Foreign Investment Advisor at Koln Business, Economic Development Agency. He supports international companies and startups with their relocation to Cologne, including finding the right premises, connecting with other interesting entrepreneurs or getting the necessary permits to get the business started.

Nicole Aranibar Chavez

Foreign Investment Advisor - Health & Life Sciences, KolnBusiness

Nicole is a Foreign Investment Advisor at Koln Business, Economic Development Agency.

Venus Amon

Trade and Investment Adviser, DIT

Venus is a Trade and Investment Adviser at the DIT, specilising in insurance sector. She leads on the sector’s business engagement and develops sector propositions for the Insurance sector including Insurtech.

Adrian Schneider

Partner, Osborne Clarke

Adrian advises both national and international companies on matters of IT law, data protection, cyber security and copyright law, notably in legal matters with a strong technical focus.

Chris Howie

Director of Life Sciences, GTM Global

Chris has over 30 years of experience in key sectors such as MedTech devices, Pharma, Bio Pharma, CRO and Academia. He has great access to mission-critical clinical trial and evaluator channels as well as funding, investment, government, and regulatory bodies and networks.

Glen Adam

Director of Marketing, EIP Limited

Glen is an accomplished marketeer with over 25 years of experience in Tech and the Group Lead for the Tech London Advocates InsurTech Working Group. He’s Marketing Director for EIP Limited, a leading InsurTech100 company, and previously held several senior roles in Vodafone in both their UK and Global Consumer business units.

Endrik Limburg

Project Manager, Clinical Trials Centre Cologne

Endrik Limburg is a Project Manager at the Clinical Trials Centre Cologne with more than 15 years of work experience with a strong focus on project consulting and planning. At the Clinical Trials Centre Cologne, he is responsible for all the processes associated with planning and preparation of clinical trials.

Sebastian Pitzler

Managing Partner, Ensure Growth Capital

Sebastian is Managing Partner at Ensure Growth, specialised venture capital fund that aims to invest in maturing startups in the field of InsurTech, Tech for Insurance and adjacent technologies/ ecosystems. Previously, he was head of the ERGO Digital Lab in Berlin and was responsible for setting up and expanding this innovation laboratory in the Berlin start-up scene.

Robert Richstein

Program Manager, Insurlab Germany

Robert is a Programme Manager at Insurlab Germany, the platform that connects the insurance and InsurTech world with each other.

Mindy Daeschner

E-health Practitioner, Daeschner Consulting

Mindy is an E-health Practitioner, offering consulting services, commercial strategy, problem solving and storytelling for businesses focused on transformation of healthcare provision, delivery of technology products, services and exit strategies.

Malcolm Joy

Lead Partner, Frazier & Deeter UK LLP

Malcolm is the Lead Partner of Frazier & Deeter UK, a firm providing advisory services to mid-market businesses, with expertise in supporting cross-border businesses. In addition to leading the firm’s growth in the UK, Malcolm is responsible for tax advisory services and transaction advisory services. Malcolm is also the Global Leader of Transfer Pricing Services at Frazier & Deeter.

Thomas Wells

Senior Manager - R&D, Frazier & Deeter UK LLP

Thomas is a Senior Manager - R&D at Frazier & Deeter UK, a firm providing advisory services to mid-market businesses, with expertise in supporting cross-border businesses.

Events Sponsors & Partners

Regional Partner Network
Koln Business
Osborne Clarke
Frazier & Deeter
TLA Insurtech
EIP Limited

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