October 7th 2021, Berlin

Berlin Summit timenline


Thursday, October 7th 2021

(9.00 - 17.00 CEST)

Berlin Summit location

Hybrid format

Berlin | Playfield Digital Hub (Hall of Fame) | Skalitzer Str. 85/86, 10997 Berlin
+ Online format

Netzwerk und Partnershaften


City of Berlin

Asia Berlin Forum e.V.

We organised this event with the aim of connecting stakeholders from the healthcare sector, with participants and speakers ranging from corporate leaders and KOLs to startup founders and R&D representatives. All our guests have a considerable interest in the Chinese and European healthcare market. Through keynotes speeches and panel discussions, the summit addresses emerging healthcare trends and discusses Sino-European healthcare collaborations

What to expect and why it's worth getting involved

Agenda and confirmed speakers

Doors Open

9:30 am - 10:00 am
Welcome reception / speech


Dr. Gottfried Ludewig
Head of Digitalization at the Federal Ministry of Health

Nan Chen

First Secterary, Scientific and Technology Affairs Office of Chinese Embassy in Germany

Yuhua Wu

12th standing Committee member of Shanghai CPPCC

Michael Schumann

Chairman of the Board of Directors at German Federal Association for Economic Development and Foreign Trade

Sonia Amend

Summit moderator

10:00 - 10:50
Panel 1: Digital health regulations as a chance for international companies

Dr. Markus Leyck Dieken
CEO at gematik GmbH

Marek Rydzewski


Lina Behrens

Managing Director at Flying Health

Stan Sugarman


Dr. Valerie Kirchberger
CMO at heartbeat medical

10:50 - 11:05
Keynote 1: Greater Bay Area - Asia's Future Healthcare Hub No. 1 

Dr. Daniel Frerichs 费 瑞 翔
Director Europe at Huangpu

11:05 - 11:55
Panel 2: Sino-European Healthcare Collaborations, success stories and best practices

Dr. Daniel Frerichs 费 瑞 翔
Director Europe at Huangpu

Dr. Ruby Wang

China Head of Health, Policy & Partnerships at Foreign Office, UK

Verena Kantel

China Speaker at German Health Alliance

Dr. Kai Uwe Bindseil

Cluster Manager at HealthCapital Berlin Brandenburg

Fiona Hui Hui 惠 慧

Founder of Hui Media GmbH

11:55 am - 1:30 pm
Lunch & Networking Break

13:30 - 14:20
Panel 3: How data is transforming the landscape of healthcare providers?

Monika Rimmele

Head of Digital Transformation at Siemens Healthineers

Dr. Evelyne Yehudit Bishop

Associate chief physician at Renji Hospital; Prof. of medics at Shanghai University of Medicine and Health

Maximilian Greschke

Founder and CEO at Recare

Dr. Lara Maier

Medical Director at Caspar Health

Dr. Djordje Nikolic

CEO & Founder at consus clinicmanagement GmbH

Hieronimus Nickl

Managing Director at Nickl & Partner Architects

14:20 - 15:10
Panel 4: Post-Covid developments in healthcare

Prof. Oliver Hayden

Director of TranslaTUM 

Dr. Monika Fischler

Senior Manager M&A at Sartorius

Prof. Dominik Böhler

Professor for Digital Health at Deggendorf Institute of Technology


Dr. Zhong Yu

Founder and CEO at Meridian

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Caroline Diekmann
Medical Doctor at Charite

15:10 - 15:25
Keynote 2: Sino-European Collaboration: Creating a dialogue for SMEs to overcome common challenges

Alexander Kulitz

Member of the German Parliament and Board Member of China Brücke

15:25 - 16:15
Panel 5: Landscape of healthcare startups and VC, a comparison between Europe and China

Björn from Siemens

Founder & CBO at caresyntax

Dr. Marco Huesch

Senior Advisor at

Henry Cai

Chairman of AGIC Capital

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Sophia Neisinger

Medical Doctor at Charite Berlin

Eckhardt Weber

Managing partner at heal capital

Min-Sung Sean

Min-Sung Sean Kim

Managing Partner at Digital Health Ventures (DHV)

16:15 - Open End
Networking session

Topics to be addressed

Netzwerk und Partnershaften

Market entry for digital health companies and implications for future healthcare cooperation and investment activities

Sino European Health Summit

Exploring new healthcare practices, doctor-patient communication and patient journeys

Sino European Health Summit

Developments of digital health, use of health data and implications for global health policies

Sino European Summit

Digital Healthcare Laws ( such as DVG & DiGA): What are the key takeaways one year after the implementation of the law? And what are the opportinities for foreign companies?

Sino-European Healthcare Collaboration 

Digital health solutions and patient 2.0

Post-Covid Developments

Policy Frameworks


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