Integrative Human Health Day 2018 - October 4th, 2018

Precision Medicine and Industry 4.0 : the Need of an Integrative Approach? 


This event will take place from 2pm to 8pm in SICHH building, at blueFACTORY.

During this day, the relevance of an integrative approach in order to solve today's challenges in the field of precision medicine and in the industry will be discussed. The debate will be led by experts in the field of medicine, pharmaceutical, R&D, innovation, new technologies and it aims at involving the participants and representatives of civil society.

The topic will be discussed through four Workshops during the first part of the day. Then, results will be presented during the plenary session and finally analysed by the speakers invited at the Round Tables.

At the end of the day, participants will have the opportunity to connect with each other during the Networking Cocktail. 


(version française disponible ici )

Thematic Workshops   (Part 1)

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm | Registration and Check-in

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm | Opening of the Workshops

  • Dr. Jean-Marc Brunner, CEO | SICHH

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm | Thematic Workshops (high interaction with attendees)

Format : attendees will take part in two of the four workshop. They can choose to either attend Workshops 1 and 2 or Workshops 3 and 4. Speeches will be hold in French. 

  • Workshop 1 | Integration and interaction between people in a professional environment | Regula Zwygart and Gabriele Mouttet, Academy Directors | b.Punkt
  • Workshop 2 | Managing digitalization projects with different complexity levels |Dr. Mischa Richli, IT Systems and projects Management | hôpital fribourgeois
  • Workshop 3 | The evolution of education and its adaptation to innovation's needs | Prof. Dr. Daniel Kraus, Lawyer, Deputy & Mediator | University of Neuchâtel
  • Workshop 4 | Challenges encountered by innovative firms during R&D Projects (Topic TBC) | Dr. Stéphane Bernard, Project Management Office Director | Debiopharm

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm : Coffee Break & Visit of Partners' Booths

Conference & Round Tables   (Part 2)

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm | Registration and Check-in

5:00 pm - 5:15 pm | Official Opening of Conference

  • Charles Phillot, Chairman | SICHH
  • Jean-Pierre Siggen, Vice-President, Director of Education, Culture and Sport (DICS) | Canton of Fribourg
  • Dr. Jean-Marc Brunner, CEO | SICHH 

5:15 pm - 6:00 pm | Presentation of the Workshops Results

  • Regula Zwygart and Gabriele Mouttet, Academy Directors | b.Punkt
  • Dr. Mischa Richli, IT Systems and projects Management | hôpital fribourgeois
  • Prof. Dr. Daniel Kraus, Lawyer, Deputy Judge & Mediator | University of Neuchâtel
  • Dr. Stéphane Bernard, Project Management Office Director | Debiopharm

6:00 pm - 6:45 pm : Round tables

Round Table 1 | Thematic Workshops: the Debate continues

  • Isabelle Chevalley | National Counselor
  • Dr. Benjamin Frisch, Medical Applications, Knowledge Transfer Group | CERN
  • Yvan Liard, Site Manager Fribourg, Head of Pharmaceutical Manufacturing | Vifor Pharma
  • More speakers TBA

Round Table 2 | Future Vision of Innovation

  • Marina Carobbio Guscetti | National Counselor & Vice-president of the National Assembly
  • Prof. Dr. Curzio Rüegg, Chair of Pathology | University of Fribourg
  • Claude Clément, CTO | Wyss Center & President | BioAlps Association
  • More speakers TBA

6:45 pm - 8:00 pm : Networking Cocktail and Visit of Partners' Booths


This event is free of charge. Registration is mandatory. 

Part 1 | Thematic Workshops (from 2 pm to 5 pm) :

  • please choose either Workshop 1 and 2 or Workshop 3 and 4

Part 2 | Conferences and Round Tables (from 4.30 pm to 8 pm) :

  • registering for Workshops does not automatically register you for the second part of the event. Do not forget to also register for the Conferences and Round Tables !


Worskhop 1

The first workshop will be co-animated by Regula Zwygart and Gabriele Mouttet. They are leading together b.punk academy and will address the integration topic by looking at the interactions between people in a professional environnement.

Key subjects : Leadership | Collaboration between departments

Regula Zwygart

Academy Director | b.punkt

Mrs. Zwygart leads b.punkt academy and is also responsible for basis and continuous education. As a "mastertrainer", she trains teachers and future teachers. According to her, the individual has to be in the center of thought, emotions and actions. Personal development is key for reaching better performances and outstanding quality.

Gabriele Mouttet

Academy Director | b.punkt

Mrs. Mouttet is the owner of b.punkt academy. She has a deep understanding of the Swiss labour market and coaches numerous firms from Geneva to Zurich. She has a great experience of both the Swiss German and Swiss French cultures, which enables her to effectively collaborate with various parties. According to her, win-win situations correspond to absolute success.

Workshop 2

The second workshop will be animated by Mischa Richli. He works as an Information System Manager at the hôpital fribourgeois and he will share his experiences in managing digitalization projects with different complexity levels  with the participants. 

Key subjects: Project management methodologies (classical, agile) | Stakeholders involvement | Human & technical interoperability

Mischa Richli

Analyze & Strategy - Hospital Information Systems | hôpital fribourgeois

M. Richli is a physician specialized in Hospital Information Systems. He benefits from his experiences as user, project manager and strategic manager to deal with the challenges involved in medical information management and governance. His multiple hats enable him to effectively lead complex projects involving various stakeholders. 

Workshop 3

The third workshop will be animated by Prof. Dr. Daniel Kraus. He is a lawyer and the head of the  Intellectual property and innovation center [PI]2 at the University of Neuchâtel. He will discuss with the participants the evolution of education and its adaptation to innovation's needs.  

Key subjects:  Master in Innovation | Inter-faculties education | Multidisciplinary | Innovation and its multiple profiles

Prof. Dr. Daniel Kraus

Lawyer, Head of the Innovation Law Department | University of Neuchâtel

Prof. Dr. Daniel Kraus is a lawyer, specialised in all the fields of intellectual property. He is the head of a multidisciplinary Master that aims at involving students who do not have a scientific or a technical background in the process of innovation. 

Workshop 4

The fourth workshop will be animated by Dr. Stéphane Bernard, Director, Project Management Office at Debiopharm International SA. He will address the challenges encountered by innovative firms with their research and development (R&D) projects. 

Key subjects:  drug R&D | Innovation projects in the industry | cross functional teams 

Dr. Stéphane Bernard

Director, Project Management Office Debiopharm International SA

With more than 15 years' experience in drug research and development (R&D), he is used to lead and coordinate cross functional, multidisciplinary teams. He has a broad knowledge in pharmaceutical development for small molecule and will share his experience in leading complex  R&D projects in this field.