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Health 2.0 Berlin meetup

There is one last-minute speaker update for tomorrow's meetup:

Unfortunately, Ben won't be in Berlin this time. But we got Dr. Ralf Belusa to talk about his venture Thanks Ralf and see you all tomorrow!

Dr. Ralf Belusa

HalloDoctor shows you which Treatment, Medication, Nutrition or Sport will support you in getting healthy.

Dr. Ralf Belusa is Senior Director at zanox and founder of HalloDoctor. He is a passionate QuantifiedSelf and Life-Extension Specialist, business and Start-up advisor, current-hobby-hacker & occasionally also public speaker, packed with a Dr. rer. med., M. Sc. Systems Engineering, Dipl.-Ing. Degree and tons of hands-on online experience.


Hello healthcare innovators,

we are all set for our next meetup on January 30th.

We will have four wonderful presentations: Ben reports from Health 2.0 Copenhagen and health care innovation happening in Scandinavia, Alexander shares his insights about the Health 2.0 landscape in German speaking countries, Max presents the start-up Machfit, a platform for employee health programs, and Christian talks about the consumer-health application VitaDock by Medisana.

More information about our presenters & topics is below.

The meetup takes place at Betahaus (Prinzessinnenstrasse 19-20). As always, there will have enough time for talking, mingling and networking. We start at 18.30 with networking, presentations are at 19.00, followed by more networking.

See you all on January 30th!


Ben Heubl

Ben will talk about how the scandinavian marketplace could serve as great testing ground for european/german HealthIT companies. He will also report from his experiences of e.g. the HealthXL incubator set up (Health 2.0 is official Partner), and the Healthbox London graduation event. He will also introduce SilverBullet, who creates the first telemedicine open source platform, applicable for the ecosystem in DK.

Ben is educated academically in business & entrepreneurship - before active in Lifescience regulatory consulting, Ben co-founded & worked as CEO of a Swedish health innovation tech spinoff. After failing and recovering, accepting failure wasn't an option & he continued making a change via HealthIT innovation and networking. Currently he runs a Scandinavian Health 2.0 Network helping new HealthIT companies to find the right resources, raise funding, help to integrate and validate concepts - while helping out at EU/US Health IT incubator programs (such as HealthXL).


Alexander Schachinger

The Health 2.0 Landscape in the German Speaking Countries : Exclusive Results of the Status Quo and Innovation Trends of Digital Healthcare Content and Applications

Alexander Schachinger, an Austrian in Berlin, is a digital healthcare resesarcher and consultant within the central european countries. After studying digital media economy in Berlin and Toronto, Alexander worked in international pharma and digital advertising companies. Since 2009 he is a phd. candidate at the Humboldt University in Berlin on the e-patient phenomenon in Germany and is working on digital healthcare research and pilot projects together with health related institutions and companies from the media and healthcare industry.

Max Kazenwadel

machtfit vermittelt seit Januar 2012 Fitness- und Gesundheitsangebote an Firmen. Der Arbeitgeber kann seinen Mitarbeitern diese Angebote finanziell bezuschussen und so einen Anreiz für Bewegung und Gesundheit geben.

Max Kazenwadel ist bei machtfit für die Bereiche Marketing und Kommunikation zuständig. Er hat Medien und Kommunikation sowie Sport Management an der Deutschen Sporthochschule in Köln studiert.


Christian Funk

Consumer-Health application VitaDock by Medisana & outlook for chronic disease management services

Christian Funk arbeitet seit 2010 als Projektmanager im Bereich Mobile Health bei der Medisana Space Technologies GmbH. Medisana gehört zu den führenden Spezialisten in der Gesundheitsvorsorge und operiert im Home Health Care-Markt. Dabei wird kontinuierlich an der Weiterentwicklung, Herstellung und Vermarktung von Gesundheitsprodukten für Endverbraucher gearbeitet.


Dear Berlin Health 2.0 community,

our next meetup will be on January 30th. The evening will focus on chronic diseases and how consumer-based health tech can help with chronic diseases. Speakers include Medisana and Alexander Schachinger. More speakers and the location will be announced soon.

Looking forward to seeing you again in the new year!

Ulrike, Juliane, Sebastian


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  • Jan P.

    Hey Health Geeks! We are now looking for a technical co-founder for a health/fitness startup! You can contact me at [masked] if interested!

    February 20, 2013

  • Christian F.

    Lots of fun and interesting people. I hope we can soon connect more health 2.0 related projects to VitaDock online

    February 1, 2013

  • Juliane Z.

    engaging conversations, new insights, open minded people, great company

    January 31, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    super, hat Spass gemacht und hatte tolle Gespräche.

    January 31, 2013

  • Jesus del V.

    Thanks Ulrike & Juliane for the organisation: 1+!, great Venue, BetaHaus (love it), enjoyed the presentations & meeting The Association for the Development of the Exceptional, Micha, Nicolas, Ralf, Sebastian, Alexander, Rich, Maik, Christian 2x, Tim, Thilo. Hoch lebe Jamaica & keep in touch.

    January 31, 2013

  • Jan P.

    Hi, I am sick and could not make it! Have a nice meeting and I am looking forward to further actions!

    January 30, 2013

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