Wisconsin “Where Biotech, Health & Data meet”

  • 9. April 2024
    11:00 - 14:00

BiohealthRoundtableRegBannerCologneThe Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is visiting three German cities as part of its delegation trip. The event closest to us is in Cologne on April 9th. You’ll have the opportunity to meet WEDC and Wisconsin health care companies and learn more about the state’s biohealth ecosystem.

Biohealth companies and institutions interested in transatlantic business opportunities are invited, as well as experts and company representatives from the fields of diagnostics, laboratory automation, analytics and medical technology or digital medicine, and biohealth companies already located in the USA.


  • 10:30 Registration Opens Meet members of the Wisconsin delegation
  • 11:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks Missy Hughes, Secretary of Economic Development, State of Wisconsin
  • 11:15 Meet Wisconsin: Wisconsin’s Unique Biohealth Ecosystem Opportunities and Networks Where Biotech Meets Medical and Data Katy Sinnot, Vice President of Global Trade and Invest, State of Wisconsin
  • 11:30 Shared Opportunities – From Personalized Medicine to Data-Driven Diagnostics Roundtable Discussion
    Missy Hughes, Secretary of Economic Development, State of Wisconsin
    Stefan Peikert, Director Europe WEDC Office Berlin
    Jeffry Veenhuis, President & CEO, Surfacide Manufacturing Inc.
    Phil Spivey, CEO, Dedicated Computing
  • 12:30 Q&A, Closing Remarks and Takeaways Next Steps – How Wisconsin supports European businesses in the U.S.
  • 12:50 Networking Buffet Lunch Informal and pre-arranged Meetings with the Wisconsin Delegation Meet members of the Wisconsin delegation in pre-arranged meetings (if interested, please inquire about matchmaking when you register for the event)
  • 14:00 Event Concludes

More information about the event and Wisconsin’s Biotech industry is available here (pdf). Online registration is available by clicking here.



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