Implementing a best-in-class product lifecycle management process in a value-based healthcare environment by e­ffectively streamlining upstream and downstream activities and analysing the end-user feedback to identify the evolving market trends and enhance forecasting whilst complying to the new European regulations to improve speed to market.

About the Event:


The European medical device and diagnostic industry is rapidly evolving, and regulations are becoming tighter than ever. As a result, the role of the product manager has become more important than ever, as medical device companies aggressively pursue product innovation and excellence in a value-based healthcare market.

With regulatory and resource constraints, product managers must manage product timelines and ensure regulatory compliance while simultaneously identifying future trends across the device industry to remain relevant and enjoy continued success in developing and releasing medical technologies.

Staying abreast of the customers’ needs and preferences is vital to development of innovative devices whilst staying competitive. From end-to-end, product managers must seamlessly execute each step in the device lifecycle right from strategic methods used to ​​​​​​​gather and use market intelligence, the involvement of product managers in the early stage development, aligning of upstream and downstream activities, up to ensuring regulatory compliance to improve speed to marke

The 2nd Annual European Medical Device and Diagnostic Product Development and Management Meeting will bring together product management professionals from across the medical device industry, providing executives with an unrivalled opportunity to network, exchange ideas and discuss solutions to the many challenges in the evolving healthcare market. Through highly interactive sessions, case studies and group discussions, the meeting will address ongoing concerns in the product lifecycle and highlight practical, strategic measures to secure continued product success.

The Key Highlights of The Meeting Are:


1. Learn from industry experts about the best strategies to streamline product lifecycle management process in a value-based healthcare environment.

2. Gain insights on the transformation to digitalization - Developing a risk based approach to ensure long term product success.

3. Assessing the impact of GDPR, New EU MDR and IVDR on product management processes.

4. Successfully aligning upstream and downstream activities to improve product management's impact on the bottom-line.

5. Learn how to analyse the VOC to identify evolving market trends and enhance forecasting.

​​​​​​​6. Learn how to create a value-based business case by leveraging and efficient product pricing structure​​​​​​​.

Who Should Attend


Executives that will find this program of greatest relevance are those currently working in product management and development for medical device companies. Job titles of those executives that will find this program to be most applicable to their job functions include:

  • Product Management

  • Lifecycle Product Management

  • Chief Technology Officers

  • Product Development

  • Portfolio Management


Key Speaker List


EDWARD YAGER, Associate Director Global Product Management, ZIMMER BIOMET

Chief Technology Officer, SIME DX

Director, R&D Portfolio Management Office, CONVATEC

Global Senior Product Manager Patient Monitoring, Team Lead OB & Neonatal Monitoring, PHILIPS

Global Product Manager, Hemodialysis Systems, B. BRAUN GROUP

CAD/CAM & CS Solutions Regional Product Manager for EAMER, CARESTREAM DENTAL

Professor of Medical Technology, UNIVERSITY OF PFORZHEIM

Senior Director Product Management, JOHNSON & JOHNSON DIABETES CARE

Head of Product Management, IDIAG AG

UWE DECKERT, Director Marketing and Product Management, WISSNER-BOSSERHOFF

Product Manager, 3SHAPE A/S

Head of Strategic Marketing Unit | Activity and Sports Medicine, OTTOBOCK SE & CO. KGAA


And many more...

To access the full speaker list, please request the agenda here

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