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3. Digital Health Lab Day

Around 170 participants from universities and industry discussed the latest trends and solutions in the field of digital health at the 3. Digital Health Lab Day on September 16, 2021. Another 150 health professionals, developers, managers, practitioners and researchers followed the keynotes and start-up pitches online. We thank all participants and sponsors for their interest and active participation!

Digital Health Lab Day

Digitization in the health care system is a great opportunity for a high-quality and cost-efficient health care system. How important digitisation really is, becomes clear in view of the coronavirus pandemic. Digital networking in the healthcare sector, contactless consultation and treatment options, artificial intelligence for medical analyses – Digital Health offers solutions that are now more in demand than ever. Make new contacts and help us shape the future of our healthcare system!

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Implementing Digital Health Innovations

The 3. Digital Health Lab Day at the ZHAW on September 16, 2021, impressively demonstrated the diversity of digital solutions for healthcare. However, the event also made it clear that more than just technical know-how is needed to successfully implement innovations.

Read the full report on the 3. Digital Health Lab Day here: Ein digitalisiertes Gesundheitswesen braucht Vertrauen | ZHAW Gesundheit (German)

Under the theme «Implementing Digital Health Innovations», digital solutions, their development and practical application in the healthcare sector were presented and discussed in keynote presentations, workshops, start-up-pitches, and in a sponsor exhibition. The focus was on contactless consultation and treatment options, crosslinking, and artificial intelligence in medical analysis, thereby demonstrating that digitalisation offers a major opportunity for a high quality and cost-efficient healthcare system. The event took place at ZHAW School of Health Professions in Winterthur, the keynote presentations and start-up-pitches were broadcast online.

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Past Digital Health Lab Day

We have discussed the latest trends and solutions in the field of digital health with researchers and practitioners on the 2nd Digital Health Lab Day. The multifaceted topic of digital citizen-based medicine was explored in depth in exciting keynote speeches, numerous interactive workshops, a pitch session for digital health startups and a poster session.

You can find the detailed program of the second Digital Health Lab Day here.

You can find the detailed program of the first Digital Health Lab Day here.


Program Committee

About the ZHAW Digital Health Lab

The ZHAW Digital Health Lab is an association of digital health experts from the fields of biomedicine, health, technology and business. Its aim is to be a leading Swiss and internationally recognised centre of excellence in the field of digital health.  In order to facilitate research, innovation and technology transfer, we develop solutions for the creation of innovations, act as a liaison platform and rely on interdisciplinary cooperation with service providers, industry, health insurance companies, politics and other research partners.

You can read more about our activities here:


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The 3rd Digital Health Lab Day is supported both financially and ideologically by our partners and sponsors. We would especially like to thank them for their commitment and kind support!

If you would like to be a sponsor for this event, please contact Maria-Magdalena Freystätter


ZHAW School of Health Professions
Institute of Physiotherapy
Katharina-Sulzer-Platz 9
8400 Winterthur


+41 (0) 58 934 73 37