Join us in an in-depth exploration of digital innovation in clinical trials. In five super inspiring sessions we will get to grips with the latest technologies and innovative applications across the entire clinical trial life cycle and value chain. Together we will carve a path forward for life sciences companies, CROs and providers, identifying opportunities for advancing science and delighting both our patients and investigators, starting today and with a clear eye to the future.
Digital Innovations in Clinical Trials
Online event, FIVE 2-hour sessions
Introduction to the program
Toward patient-centered precision trials
Platform/Adaptive Trials design
Recruitment & marketing platform
Matching using health records and integration in clinical decision support
Matching using claims data
Matching using communities, mobile apps and crowdsourced data
Tools for finding patients earlier
Role of AI in recruitment & matching
Advances in data types, sources, measurement techniques, data exchange and analytics
Genomics and omics
Novel blood testing & biosample capture technologies (including home-based)
RWD/RWE, from EHRs to social determinants of health
Sensors & digital biomarkers: wearables, mobile sensors & apps, home-based sensors, kiosks, etc
Patient reported data, ePROM, ePREMs
AI in imaging and pathology
Blockchain & data integrity tools, data exchange/sharing platforms
Advances in analytics & analytics platforms
Clinical Operations platforms for managing enrollment, compliance, quality, productivity…
Patient Engagement, patient feedback approaches and digital tools for maximizing retention (including immersive & metaverse tech)
Digital tools for managing decentralized & Hybrid Trials
Trial registration, reporting and disclosure
Knowledge dissemination, medical education, clinical decision support
(Continuous) Patient feedback approaches
Data visualization & immersive technologies for engaging audiences
Trust & Transparency
Conclusion of the program
Prof Dr Koen Kas
Prof. Dr. Koen Kas is a healthcare futurist & delight thinker, entrepreneur, professor of molecular oncology & digital health, and renowned international keynote speaker. He published his vision in 2 books. ‘Sick no more’ describes how we will transition from reactive sickcare to proactive healthcare. ‘Your guide to Delight’ is a roadmap towards that future introducing our personal digital twin that will keep you, and your company, relevant and “young”.
He is founding CEO of Healthskouts. Healthskouts deliver the inspiration, insights & connections needed to help eradicate disease & make healthcare delightful. Healthskouts curates the public database of certified digital health Apps & devices, digital therapeutics, and Software as a medical Device.
Koen is a guest professor at Ghent University in Belgium. He is Chairman of the European Cancer Prevention Organisation; Co-chair of the Digital Twin Consortium healthcare workgroup; Advisor of the Digital Therapeutics Alliance; Ambassador of Health House and VITO’s We Are project on decentralized health data; Jury of the Prix Galien; and sits on the advisory board of 5 emerging (digital) healthcare companies and 2 investors/startup accelerators.
Koen was CSO Oncology at Thrombogenics (now Oxurion), where he spun out Oncurious and developed a novel drug for pediatric brain cancer. Before this, he was founder and CSO of Pronota, building a protein biomarker discovery platform and pipeline of four diagnostic programs. Prior to that, he was the director of drug discovery at Galapagos. Previously he set up and directed the cancer drug discovery program at Tibotec (now Johnson & Johnson). He started his career elucidating the molecular basis of two types of cancers.
Healthskouts is a leading digital health advisory company, helping our clients create the future of healthcare. Combining expertise in digital, biology and medicine, we are known for our insightful research, engaging talks and creative workshops, all put to work to help you create, sharpen, evangelize, scale up & execute your digital health strategy in any therapeutic area.
Extensive professional network in the healthcare ecosystem, including hospitals, medtech and pharma sectors.
Deep knowledge of healthcare systems and healthcare innovations, both digital and biological. Trusted by global life sciences companies, hospitals, payers and other corporates as advisor, analyst, and provider of inspirational keynotes and concepts for novel products and services.
Designer and facilitator of health-related innovation processes, workshops and events. Developed a unique “Delight Thinking” methodology and organized numerous innovation events and hackathons, leading to the creation of at least 7 successful health companies.
Influential international role as co-chair of the Healthcare & Life Sciences Working Group of the Digital Twin Consortium and advisor of the Digital Therapeutics Alliance. Startup advisor to several pioneering healthcare companies, a startup incubator and an investor.
Ambassador for health tech experience zone Health House and for We Are, a pioneering citizen-centric data platform in Belgium.