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Poster presentation of Inno-HTA is invited to the

European Health Forum Gastein

'Financial Crisis and Health Policy'

30th September - 3rd October 2009, within the Forum on HTA

  4 Dec 2008

Workshop to discuss the results of Inno-HTA

"Inno-HTA: Adding value to comprehensive early assessment of health care innovations
from a public and private perspective

4th of December 2008, Hotel Admiral, Copenhagen

Together with the "broader HTA community", this interactive conference discussed the results of Inno-HTA and how the different target groups can make best use thereof.

Invitation and programme


Workshop opening
Finn Børlum Kristensen. National Board of Health, Project leader European Network for HTA – EunetHTA, Adjunct Professor, University of Southern Denmark

Constructive assessment of emerging technologies: bridging the gap between innovation and regulation
Arie Rip. Professor of Philosophy of Science and Technology in the School of Management and Governance of the University of Twente, The Netherlands

Results of Inno-HTA
Bernhard Buehrlen, Coordinator Inno-HTA project, Fraunhofer Institute

EUnetHTA Common Core HTA and Added value of Inno-HTA in relation to ‘classic’ HTA
Kristian Lampe, Senior Medical Officer, FinOHTA, project leader of EunetHTA WP4 on developing a core model for HTA

Added value of Inno-HTA for producers/manufacturers’ R&D decision-making
Richard Bergström, Vice-chair of EFPIA’s (The European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Assocations) HTA Working Group, Director-General of LIF, The Swedish Association of the Pharmaceutical Industry.

Added value of Inno-HTA for consumers/patients
Cees Smit, The Dutch Genetic Alliance (VSOP), Honorary member of Epposi, The European Platform for Patients' Organisations, Science and Industry.

Added value of Inno-HTA to support national and European R&D policy
Fabian Waechter, former at Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES)



  3 Dec 2008

Consortium meeting, Kopenhagen, Denmark

  26 Sept 2008 Meeting of leaders of WPs 4, 5 and 6 to discuss results, further steps and input for Copenhagen workshop.  
  25 Sept 2008 Stakeholder focus group discussion in Berlin, only for invited participants.  
  23 Sept 2008 Online survey finalised. 76 participants have completed at least one assessment.  
  18-19 May 2008

Inno-HTA Workshop 2 and 2nd Meeting of Board of Advisors, Karlsruhe

Participation only upon invitation.


  18 May 2008

4th Inno-HTA Consortium meeting in Karlsruhe, Germany


  10 May 2008 Online-survey started to assess the draft list of indicators (WP5).
  13-14 Dec 2007

3rd Inno-HTA Consortium meeting in Lübeck, Germany


  3 May 2007

Inno-HTA Workshop 1 and 1st Meeting of Board of Advisors, Vienna

Participation only upon invitation.

8:45 - 16 h, Hotel Kaiserhof
Agenda - How to find the venue


  2 May 2007

2nd Inno-HTA Consortium meeting, Vienna


  26 Jan 2007 Kick-off meeting of consortium and Commission, Brussels  

1 Jan 2007

Official start of Inno-HTA  
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  21-24 June

Conference HTAi 2009: Globalisation and Health Technology Assessment, Singapore

including Parallel Panel Session organised by Inno-HTA

"Supporting healthcare innovation management by comprehensive early assessment"

see our Publications section for an overview and the presentations.

Conference website

  20 Feb 2009 EU Joint Action for HTA: Meeting of the national HTA appointed bodies for the setting up of a joint action between the Commission and the Member States, Brussels  
  20 Nov 2008 EUnetHTA conference “HTA’s Future in Europe: Cross-border collaboration to achieve value”, Paris, France  

Conference HTAi 2008: Health Technology Assessment in Context, Montréal, Canada

including presentation by Inno-HTA

Poster Title:  Indicators for the assessment of healthcare innovations
Abstract Number: 425
Theme:  HTA in decision-making 2
Viewing Date: July, 8th 2008

Conference website

  18-20 June 2007

HTAi2007Conference HTAi 2007:

Posters presented
Bernhard Buehrlen and the Inno-HTA consortium: HTA-Methodology for Innovative Healthcare Technologies (Inno-HTA) (PDF, 157 KB) and

Susanne Hartz & Jürgen John: Contributions of economic evaluation to early phases of product development: A methodological and empirical review (PDF, 48KB)

Find the programme here.

Pre-conference programme on Sunday 17 June 2007 including

EUnetHTA: transnational methodological development
(Sunday, 17 June 2007, 9:00 - 12.30; Chair: Finn Kristensen)

Satellite Syposia:
"Biotechnology and emerging technologies: the value of collaboration"
(Sunday, 17 June 2007, 4 pm - 6.30 pm, Chair: Chris Henshall)

  7-10 May 2007  

ESF-IfW Conference on the Global Health Economy

The International Regulation of New Medical Technology: Health Technology Adoption in the European Union, North America, East Asia and in the Developing World
Salzau Castle, Salzau (near Kiel), Germany

Chaired by: Finn Børlum Kristensen (DACEHTA, Copenhagen & University of Southern Denmark, Odense, DK; member of Inno-HTA)
& Lise Rochaix (Haute Autorité de Santé (HAS), Paris & University of Aix Marseille, FR)

Scientific programme and application form available here.

Closing date for application & abstract submission: 23 March 2007.

  25 April 2007

Information day on opportunities for submitting proposals under FP7 Health Research's Third Pillar:
'Optimising the delivery of health care to European citizens'
Registration by 11 April - Details to be found here.

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