Clinical Innovation Partnerships 2019 Conference

The Conference for Clinical Operations and Procurement Leaders Driving Clinical Innovation

Berlin, Germany

What is Clinical Innovation Partnerships?

With growing demand to create patient-centric, cost-effective and time-efficient clinical trials, Clinical Innovation Partnerships is the only conference bringing together 120+ Clinical Operation and Procurement decision makers.

Walk away with practical insights on how to reap the benefits of AI, blockchain, virtual trials and create clinical trials of the future.

Top 3 Reasons to Attend

Learn How To
  • Gain more cost-control and visibility over your clinical trials
  • Exploit digitalisation tools to design patient-centric trials
  • Increase patient recruitment and retention
  • Manage partnerships across your sponsor-CRO-investigator-patient ecosystem
  • Leverage new disruptive AI, Blockchain and innovative technologies
Learn from the Best
  • Learn from 40+ Senior Clinical Operations, Innovation and Procurement speakers
  • Benefit from interactive, small-group discussions
  • Address specific challenges with your senior clinical ops peers
  • Attend workshops, drill-down round tables and intimate breaks & receptions
  • Engage with leading pharma companies, giving you more new perspectives
  • Meet with technology providers to deliver more savings and innovation to your business
  • Enjoy informal networking with exhibition activities
  • Make new contacts with senior clinical trials professionals

Hot topics in 2019:

  • Virtual Clinical Trials
  • AI & Blockchain
  • Innovative Partnerships
  • Patient Engagement
  • Data
  • Procurement Partnerships
  • ePRO
  • IRS

Our Speakers

  • Nadir Ammour, Global Head of Clinical Digital Innovation, Sanofi R&D
  • Catherine Mela, Head of Clinical Sample and Bioanalytical Sciences, AstraZeneca
  • Jennifer Coppins, Associate Director CTL Global Development Operations, Theravance Biopharma US
  • Kai Langel, Director of R&D Operations Innovation EMEA, Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies
  • Wolfgang Seibold, Head of Clinical Operations Germany, Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Hanne Kusk Jacobsen, Global Director of Clinical Operations Study Management Innovation, Lundbeck
  • Alain Bindels, Head of Clinical Innovation Facilitation, Roche
  • Dr. Raphaele Mary, Former Director Capability, Quality & Strategy, Global Clinical Operations, BMS
  • Hans-Juergen Arens, Contract Clinical Services Director EMEA & LatAM, Fresenius
  • Adama Ibrahim, Senior Clinical Operations Lead, Biogen
  • Catherine Jervis, Global Alliance Leader, Global Pharma Procurement - Scientific Sourcing (GPPS), Roche
  • Rosalinda Graci, Clinical Program Manager - HIV, Gilead
  • Jeff Pilot, Senior Clinical Project Manager, Norgine
  • Nicole Noyens, Clinical Innovation Director EMEA, Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies
  • Angelo Trotta, Connected Health Solutions & Operations, Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies
  • Varun Grover, Senior Development Business Operations, Gilead
  • Tim Cave, Former VP - Head Strategic Planning and Digital Practices, GSK
  • Pasi Piitulainen, Head of Global R&D Procurement, Actelion Pharmaceuticals
  • Estrella Garcia, Head of Global Clinical Operations, Almirall
  • Amy Froment, Director Global Clinical Operations Service, Regeneron
  • Brendan McGuirk, Senior Category Manager, Regeneron
  • Gareth Lewis, European Director of Clinical Operations, Ono Pharma
  • Viatcheslav Rakov, Medical Head Nephrology, VP, Vifor Pharma
  • Robert Corbe, Global Trial Manager, Isofol Medical
  • Philipp Badorrek, Head of Clinical Airway Research Department, Fraunhofer ITEM
  • Victoria Abbott-Fleming, Patient Advocate, Burning Nights CRPS
  • Mehdi Benchoufi, Assistant Professor, Centre d'Epidemiologie Clinique, APHP, Universite Paris Descartes-Sorbonne Paris Cite
  • Lise Sylvest Helledi, Senior Project Manager & Chair Clinical Trial Intelligence, Novo Nordisk


Hotel Palace Berlin
Europa Center, Budapester Str. 45 10787
Berlin, Germany
Tel: +49 30 2502-0


The Hotel Palace is located in the vibrant heart of the capital centre between the Ku'damm and Zoological Garden, and just a few stations away from the Brandenburg Gate. The "Leading Hotel of the World" offers 278 rooms and suites, a sophisticated Club Lounge with skyline views, two bars, the Michelin-starred restaurant "first floor" and the 800 sqm Palace SPA with fitness, pool and sauna.

Should you require accommodation for the duration of Clinical Innovation 2019, we have arranged an exclusive discount with the Hotel Palace Berlin of EUR175 per single and EUR195 per double occupancy room per night including breakfast and German VAT.

Book your group rate for Clinnical Innovation Partnerships 2019 here

We would advise you book sooner rather than later as rooms are offered on a first come, first served basis. The special rate is valid only until 16th July.

Please note, we do not take responsibility either for reserving your travel or accommodation or for any subsequent cancellation.