"Innovation in Healthcare from Research to Market" conference
Antonio Tajani, Vice President of the EC in charge of Industry and Entrepreneurship, John Dalli, Member of the EC in charge of Health and Consumer Policy, and Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, Member of the EC in charge of Research, Innovation and Science, participated in the 2nd "Innovation in Healthcare from Research to Market" conference. This event was co-organized by the DG "Research and Innovation", "Enterprise and Industry" and "Health and Consumers" of the EC. During the two days conference and eight work sessions many topics which concern the development of innovation in the health sector were discussed. The objective of this 2011 edition was to produce an analysis of the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats (SWOT) for innovation in healthcare and make specific recommendations that were addressed to policy-makers and stakeholders.