Strategies for Success in the U.S. Digital Health Market:
Workshop at the Charite BIH Entrepreneurship Summit

May 9, 2017, Berlin

In this workshop, co-hosted by the Flying Health Incubator and the German Accelerator Life Sciences, industry leaders will provide relevant insights and guidance for digital health entrepreneurs who want to succeed in the U.S. market.


Welcome Remarks and IntroductionChristian Lautner, Managing Partner, Flying Health Incubator
Christoph Lengauer, CEO, German Accelerator Life Sciences
Analyzing Trends in the Digital Health MarketPhilip Christian, Physician Advisor and Digital Health Strategist

Navigating Regulatory Pathways SuccessfullyJoAnne Bronikowski, Senior Manager of Regulatory Affairs, ICON

Understanding and Overcoming Legal ChallengesMichael McGrail, Partner, Cooley
Fundraising in the U.S.: Opportunities and PitfallsCharlie Cameron, Co-founder, HUB Angels
Jens Eckstein, President, SR One
How Corporate Partners Can Help Accelerate Your BusinessQi Li, Director of Product Innovation, InterSystems

Cutting Through the Noise in Digital Health using Effective PR Strategies

Mario Brkulj, Vice President, MacDougall Biomedical Communications


Christian LautnerManaging Partner, Flying Health Incubator
Annika PiersonHead of Strategy & Operations – GALS Cambridge
Jared SebhatuProgram Director, Germany – GALS Berlin

Application & deadline

The workshop organizers will select a limited number of promising entrepreneurs to participate. If you would like to apply, please email your company’s non-confidential slide deck to: gals(at)

The application deadline is April 15, 2017.

About the hosts

FLYING HEALTH Incubator offers an exclusive environment for digital health startups to grow their digital diagnosis and therapy tools to marketability. Located in the vibrant center of Berlin, we work with highly motivated founders on digital biomarkers & software-as-a-drug solutions. Our goal is to maintain and improve human health through digital medicine. Only serious health enhancement will lead to company growth and increase a company’s valuation. More at:

The German Accelerator Life Sciences (GALS) is an initiative of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), with the goal of helping German startups and young companies succeed in the global marketplace. GALS offers mentoring by industry experts and experienced leaders, strategic advice, and operational support, tailored to each company’s goals. GALS is located in Cambridge, MA, a global hub for life science innovation.