Innovaud Connect are events on invitation only, organised by Innovaud, on specific and very tangible innovation themes. These events are limited to 30, maximum 40 attendees to foster networking.

The goal is to encourage dialogue between all participants (experts, startups, SMEs, investors, research institutes..) in order to building up their relations to accelerate their business.

Cybersecurity in the healthcare industry

The healthcare industry is now the one most targeted for cyberattacks. In 2017, the industry suffered over 32,000 attacks per day per organization – compared with 14,300 in other industries, according to figures from the cybersecurity experts at Fortinet.

First-hand perspectives on in-company innovation

Every company should build and nurture its own innovation culture. That comment, from Mathieu Menet, Innovation Lab Manager at LEMO, points to the challenge faced by small businesses in leveraging their innovation potential in today’s increasingly global, fast-paced markets.

Design and innovation

Today’s companies succeed only to the extent that users engage with their products and services. With these words, Daphna Glaubert, an architect and researcher at HEIG-VD, summed up a major challenge all modern businesses face. Her comments also point to the key role that design plays in the innovation process.

Eye Health

Over the past 30 years, the proportion of people with visual impairment and blindness has reduced worldwide. However, it is estimated that the growth of the population will triple the number of people with vision impairment. By 2050, there could be 115 million blind people, already 38,5 million in 2020.