Innovation Think Tank Start-up Network (ITT-STN) Event – June 9th, 2021

Siemens Healthineers Innovation Think Tank has recently announced the launch of Innovation Think Tank Start-up Network (ITT-STN) in collaboration with Siemens Healthineers Technology Accelerator, with the goal of facilitating commercialization and incubation of promising ideas in healthcare with the ITT global infrastructure at Siemens Healthineers, partner universities, hospitals and investor ecosystems.

Start-ups coming out of Innovation Think Tank are strong signs of entrepreneurship culture and open mindset of the ITT-Fellows worldwide. Start-ups and aspiring entrepreneurs, students, researchers, ITT Certification program alumni are welcomed to apply for the first ITT-STN event hosted by Innovation Think Tank, Siemens Healthineers Turkey in collaboration with Volitan Global on June 9th, 2021. To register for the event, please fill out this registration form. The agenda of the first ITT-STN event will be as follows:

Agenda GMT+3, June 9th 2021

14:00 – 14:15 Welcome & Introduction

14:15 – 14:25 Opening Speech by Enis Sonemel

14:25 – 14:50 Keynote Speech by Walter Maerzendorfer, on “Innovation in Healthcare”

14:50 – 15:40 Panel: “Healthcare and Life Sciences Innovation Ecosystems and Best Practices in Turkey”, moderated by Ufuk Eren

Panelists: Ata Akin, Berkin Toktas, Akin Altunbas, Arzu Firlarer, Dilek Akgün

15:40 – 16:50 Exhibition Start-up Event

16:50 – 17:05 Speech by Juergen Simon, on “How Start-ups can work with MedTech Corporations”

17:05 – 17:20 Award Ceremony including feedback speeches and closing remarks.

The ITT-STN event offers guidance on technologies and business models interesting for MedTech Start-ups; expert coaching on dedicated fields, and access to the investment ecosystem partners. The selected teams will be also given the opportunity to present their projects at eITT ( We hope you will join us on June 9th, 2021.