what is it?

A dynamic, outcome oriented forum for C-suite and board level executives from the worlds of pharma, health technology, finance, and government dedicated to finding solutions to the health industry’s most pressing challenges through debate, dialogue and collaboration. We aim to be the Davos for Life Sciences.

why we're doing this

The health industry is in desperate need of radical new ideas and deeper collaboration between leaders, innovators and disruptors to address the modern challenges it faces, and take advantage of huge opportunities technologies can bring.

Day One of the Forum convenes for the benefit of all stakeholders responding to industry challenges in the following areas:

  • Shaping the Future of the Healthcare Business Model
  • Shaping the Future of Finance, Funding and Investment
  • Shaping the Future of Healthcare Leadership
  • Shaping the Future of Expediting R&D
  • Shaping the Future of Deal Making
  • Shaping the Future of Reimbursement
  • Shaping the Future of Digital Healthcare Integration

Day Two of the Forum is a dedicated life science investment showcase for companies seeking to raise capital or profile amongst investors brought together through Biotech and Money’s and Jefferies LLC’s combined investor network - the Inv€$tival Showcase.

Participation in World HealthEx Forum is by invitation for the following stakeholders:

  • Executives and heads of global pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical technology companies developing technologies, treatments, cures and prevention to health issues for the benefit of patients
  • The new generation of innovators and entrepreneurs developing the technologies and systems the shape healthcare over the coming decades
  • Technology and service provision critical to the future of health and healthcare
  • Government and regulatory decision makers
  • Investors in life sciences who are funding the healthcare ecosystem

The objective of World HealthEx Forum is to engage and connect these stakeholders to advance key agendas in life sciences:

The Industry and Business Agenda
To shape the evolution of industry ecosystems and business models by engaging industry leaders with their peers to develop effective, fair and profitable systems to operate, and to encourage and expedite innovation in healthcare.

The R&D Agenda
Faster more efficient international collaboration in research and development to get drugs to patients faster, with a move towards delivering cure and prevention rather than just treatment solutions to health issues.

The Investment Agenda
To be a catalyst for dialogue, debate to help lead growth in healthcare investment by striving to forge a fundamentally better way to promote and facilitate investment, financing, partnerships and deal making in healthcare.

The Future Agenda
To be a vanguard of change by collectively sharing ideas, innovations and discoveries, especially those in the latest technologies both within and outside the sector, that will reshape the healthcare system.

what are the goals?

  • Bring together the world’s most influential and powerful change makers involved in shaping the future of health
  • Foster opportunities for collaboration, knowledge exchange and relationship building through intimate Chatham house rule discussion forums, bilateral meetings and blue sky keynotes
  • Generate tangible outcomes from the the discussions (reports, follow up initiatives, etc) that can lead to positive change for the sector
  • We aim to move the needle in the search for creative ideas to deliver benefits to patient and health stakeholders.

What are the benefits?

World HealthEx Forum has three core benefits:

  1. It is a forum that is strong on engagement and peer-to-peer sharing of experience and knowledge. With such a wealth of talent and experience gathered round the table, genuine learning and idea generation is paramount. Everyone participates. No-one is simply adelegate.
  2. The forum is a vehicle for not just new ideas, but for genuine positive and actionable outcomes – both for the CEOs present, but also for the sector as a whole.
  3. It connects leaders across healthcare subsectors with industry leading investors, encompassing a therapeutics focused investment showcase within the biggest week of European healthcare investment.

Bringing together 250+ c-suite executives and their partners from >$1bn PHARMA to industry innovators and disruptors, government and payers, World HealthEx Forum connects multidisciplinary global healthcare leaders.

success of healthex

The unique HealthEx model of Chatham House Rule discussion of C-level executives, case study review, working groups and a strong focus on actionable outcomes is a proven success. We have run 5 highly successful such forums with fantastic feedbacks.

The forums have already created tangible, meaningful outcomes, including:

  • A significant Healthcare Investment in the UK Industry report that has helped educate every major investor about the myths and realities of healthcare investment.
  • Support and contributions came from such stalwarts as the Minister of Life Sciences, top industry investors and the top corporates in the sector. 
  • The recently published Biotech and Money Investor Survey garnering opinion from over 150 institutional, private equity and venture capital and private healthcare investors including 15 in-depth interviews with leading investors in the sector.