San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Please Join us for a night of networking and a Keynote presentation from Germany's renowned Prof. Dr. med. Dr. jur. Christian Dierks discussing US MedTech Going to Germany- Business Setup in NRW from a Medical and Legal Perspective
Prof. Dr. Christian Dierks is founding partner of Dierks + Bohle
a leading life science and health care law firm in Germany with 30 lawyers highly specialized in these fields. Besides being a formally qualified attorney for medical and social law he is a general practitioner as well. He leads the pharmaceutical and medical device practice group within the firm focussing on legal advice in clinical trials, marketing authorization, pricing and reimbursement, tender law, anti-trust issues and compliance. He teaches as a professor for health services research at Charity Berlin. He is Secretary General of the German Society of Medical Law and was President of the society from 2000 to 2008. Dierks + Bohle is also a member of the legal council of the German Pharmaceutical Association BPI, the Ethical Medicines Industry Group, UK and EUCOPE. Chambers Europe 2015 "Leader in their Fields" of Healthcare and Life Science (Germany) winner.
Germany is the largest market for medical products in Europe and the third-largest in the world.
The German State of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) is not only the largest market of medical and life science products and devices in Germany, it is also one of the most important regions for R&D, technological development and industry in the medical sector in Europe. Many of the most innovative products have their origin in NRW and the know-how and technological lead are secured by research and education at the very highest level.
The presentation will give first-hand information on requirements and opportunities for US companies regarding the entry into the European and German Medical and Healthcare Market with NRW as a gateway.
6:00 p.m. Registration
6:30 p.m. Welcome Remarks
Dr. John D. Gatto, President & CEO, NRW.INVEST (NORTH AMERICA) LLC
6:45 p.m. Keynote Presentation:
US MedTech Going to Germany: Business Setup in NRW from a Medical and Legal Perspective
Prof. Dr. med. Dr. jur. Christian Dierks, Partner, DIERKS + BOHLE Attorneys at Law and Secretary General of the German Society for Medical Law
7:30 p.m. Dinner | Networking Reception
This seminar is organized by NRW.INVEST GmbH in Dusseldorf, Germany; NRW.INVEST LLC in Chicago with the friendly collaboration of:
DIERKS + BOHLE, COMPAMED, Greater MSP, and Minnesota Trade Office