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Business Breakfast: EU Funds & Healthcare Innovation

Friday, Apr 08, 2022 From 09:30 to 12:00


Note: this is a purely physical event and will not be streamed online. 

Introducing Healthcare Innovation Hub Initiative


  • The aim of this event is an expert discussion of key stakeholders on a model of better use of EU financial and program resources for healthcare
  • To find a suitable model of mutual information, coordination and cooperation in the development, acquisition and implementation of projects and involvement in EU projects
  • To raise awareness about the needs of healthcare to introduce innovations with the aim to improve the overall availability of innovations supported by examples from abroad
  • To stimulate a professional discussion and to provide relevant recommendations to appropriate institutions 

Main topics of discussion:

  • How do we currently use the EU programs and funds to support healthcare modernization and innovation compared to other countries?
  • How to improve the information flow of these opportunities?
  • How to set up a functioning institutional network to make better use of innovation
  • What needs to be done for a more extensive allocation of EU financial resources to the Slovak healthcare system?


9:30-10:00: Breakfast

10:00-10:10: Welcome speech by the moderator 

10:10 - 10:40: Ľudmila Majláthova, EC Representation in Slovakia (TBC)

  • presentation of opportunities for EU projects and EU financial resources
  • comparison of the Slovak Republic and other EU countries within programs and EU funds for healthcare

10:40-12:00: Moderated discussion:

  • ĽUDMILA MAJLÁTHOVÁ - EC Representation in Slovakia 
  • IVA KLEINOVÁ - Director for National Strategy for Research and Innovation, Government Office of the SR
  • RÓBERT BABEĽA - State Secretary of the Ministry of Health of the Slovak Republic 
  • BORIS MASLOVIEC - Director of Health, Recovery Plan Section
  • PETER BALÍK - General Director of the Section for Innovation, Strategic Investments and Analyzes (HUB) at MIRRI
  • VIKTÓRIA ĎURAJOVÁ - Project Manager for Research & Development, FNsP F.D. Roosevelta Banská Bystrica
  • RICHARD FIDES - Grape PR, Moderator (TBC)


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