Building medical devices in a disruptive startup is exciting, but when the medical device is a cannabis inhaler this makes it super exciting, fascinating, and yes, also extremely challenging.
Itay Kurgan, Product Manager of Syqe Inhaler, will reveal the complexity of developing a physical product for the medical industry. A job entailing multi disciplines including regulation, UX/UI, innovative technologies, health, conservative perceptions and much more.
Itay will share Syqe Medical’s amazing journey and its devotion to success since it was founded 7 years ago, describing the challenges they have been facing during these years in making this happen.
18:30 - 19:00 – Gathering & Networking
19:00 - 19:05 – Osnat Niv-Assa (https://il.linkedin.com/in/osnatnivassa), CEO, PMsphere (http://www.pmsphere.com/)
19:05 - 20:15 – Itay Kurgan (https://www.linkedin.com/in/itay-kurgan-42895211/), Product manager, Syqe Medical (http://www.syqemedical.com/)
20:15 - 20:30 – Q&A
About Itay Kurgan
Itay studied Industrial Design at the Holon Institute of Technology (HIT). During his second-year of studies, Itay started working for Syqe Medical as a freelance concept designer. By the fourth year of college, he started working as a fulltime designer for Syqe, quickly foming a design team that would focus on UX/UI aspects of the development. Four years later Itay became the first Product Manager at Syqe, kickstarting the formation of a product team, that today consists of 4 product managers, the design team, and a product marketing manager.
Syqe Medical aspires to transform cannabis and other botanicals into mainstream medical drugs. Our vision is to decentralize drug development and streamline its clinical testing in a 21st century fashion. To achieve these goals our company has been implementing cutting-edge technologies for the past 7 years and employs a multi-disciplinary team of electronic engineers, software engineers, mechanical engineers, industrial designers, chemists, biologists, physicians and pharmacologists.