LISAvienna event tip: Roche Open Innovation Day

LISAvienna is happy to collaborate with Roche Pharma in Austria and invites you to participate in the company’s first Roche Open Innovation Day on September 27, 2023. Up to five informal one-on-one meeting slots are available. Apply by August 25, 2023.

Roche in Austria is curious about your (digital) health products and services that enable patients and health care providers to improve prevention, diagnosis, treatment, monitoring and management of health. Our main fields of interest are oncology, neurology, infectiology, immunology, rare diseases, ophthalmology, cardiology and metabolism.

We are eager to learn more about you in an informal exchange and offer you insights from a global life science player’s perspective. Our experts are looking forward to sharing their know-how with you and to provide advice to further improve your innovative solution or service.

We invite you to apply for a meeting slot at the first Roche Open Innovation Day to be held as a face-2-face meeting at the Roche Training & Education Center (TEC) in Vienna, Austria, on September 27, 2023, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

How to apply?

In preparation for our informal discussion please provide us with:

  • A short presentation (no more than 10 slides) outlining key information about your company / team and core partners, your technology, main features and purpose of the solution, problems it solves for patients and / or the healthcare ecosystem and any supportive scientific and market research data
  • 3 key questions you would like to have answered during our session

All information submitted must be non-confidential. We meet with only 3-5 companies in a day, with the intent of having a one-on-one informal conversation.

Please e-mail your files to philipp.wittmann(at)

Important dates

  • Apply by August 25, 2023
  • Receive update on whether your team has been selected for a meeting by September 6, 2023
  • Meet Roche experts in Vienna on September 27, 2023

Meeting place: Roche Training & Education Center (TEC), Engelhorngasse 3, 1211 Vienna, Austria

About Roche in Austria

Roche is one of the leading suppliers of pharmaceuticals, in-vitro diagnostics products and diabetes management systems and services in Austria and has around 400 employees and three entities in Vienna (Pharma, Diagnostics and Diabetes Care). For more than 125 years, Roche has been developing innovative therapies and diagnostics for a wide range of chronic and life-threatening diseases that help transform healthcare.

Improving people's lives through diagnostic, therapeutic & digital solutions - that's what Roche's 100,000 employees around the world are all about. Many of the innovations developed decades ago still bring great benefits to millions of patients today. The World Health Organization (WHO) list of essential medicines includes 32 Roche products – a top figure.

The company has partnerships with numerous forward-thinking organizations that share one thing in common: a belief that cutting-edge science and technology will improve human health and well-being. Together we are actively shaping the step into a digital future and support the digital transformation of the healthcare system for the benefit of patients in Austria.

Additional information is available online at


Philipp Wittmann
Healthcare System Partner
Roche Austria GmbH
1211 Vienna, Austria

Elvira Kainersdorfer
Technology expert life sciences
Walcherstrasse 11A
1020 Vienna, Austria

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