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The 2nd Well Aging Society Summit Asia-Japan Held

Bringing together about 650 participants from 22 countries all over the world and recognizing EchoCare Technologies Ltd. (Israeli) and BestBrain (Israeli) as Grand Prix winners

October 24, 2019

From October 16 to 17, 2019, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) held the 2nd Well Aging Society Summit Asia-Japan as an international event bringing together global experts, representatives of large companies and startups, investors, public officials and other people to hold discussions on global efforts for addressing the super-aged society and future directions of approaches to associated issues. About 650 people from 22 countries from all over the world participated in the event. At the pitch contest held on October 16, EchoCare Technologies Ltd. (Israeli) in the Quality Digital Health Section and BestBrain (Israeli) in the Aging Section were recognized as Grand Prix winners.

1. Award winners in the 2nd Well Aging Society Summit Asia-Japan

Grand Prix: Quality Digital Health Section

Company name:
EchoCare Technologies Ltd. (Israel)
Presenter:
Mr. Rafi Zack, CEO
Title:
Elderly Care Home Observer (ECHO): From Incident Detection to Preventive Care

Grand Prix: Aging Section

Company name:
BestBrain (Israel)
Presenter:
Mr. Paul Nurflus, CEO and Co-Founder
Title:
BestBrain, Effective Cognitive Self-Care for MCI-AD

Special Award: Aging Asia Alliance Award

Company name:
BestBrain (Israel)
Presenter:
Mr. Paul Nurflus, CEO and Co-Founder
Title:
BestBrain, Effective Cognitive Self-Care for MCI-AD

Special Award: Salesforce Award

Company name:
H2 (Health2Sync) (Taiwan)
Presenter:
Mr. Ed Deng, Co-Founder and CEOTitle: Digital Therapeutics-Personal and Scalable Interventions for Chronic Disease Management
Title:
Digital Therapeutics-Personal and Scalable Interventions for Chronic Disease Management

2. Outline of the event

Title of event:
2nd Well Aging Society Summit Asia-Japan
URL:
Healthcare-innohub siteexternal link
Date:
From October 16 (Wed.) to 17 (Thur.), 2019
Venue:
Muromachi Mitsui Hall & Conference (3-2-1 Nihonbashi Muromachi, Chuo Ward, Tokyo)
Organizer:
METI
Co-organizers:
The Office of Healthcare Policy of the Cabinet Secretariat, and the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW), and the Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED)
Planning cooperation:
Life Science Innovation Network Japan, Inc. (LINK-J), Advanced Gerontology in Next Generation Japan (Aging Japan) and the Alliance Forum Foundation

Notes:

  1. For more information on support associations, collaborative events and other initiatives, visit the website above.
  2. A detailed report on the event will be released on the website above at a later date.

3. Photos of the event

Division in Charge

Healthcare Industries Division, Commerce and Service Industry Policy Group