The Innovation Stage: The innovators who dare to redefine healthcare

  • 150+SPEAKERS
  • 80+EXHIBITORS
  • 89%TOP 50 PHARMA
  • 82%SENIOR LEADERS

Never has the pressure been so great.

We know we need to innovate. We know that big pharma doesn’t have all the answers.

What we don’t know, however, is who is pioneering the most promising solutions. Until now.

New technologies, changing business models, shifting patient preferences, cell & gene therapies – all of these things are disrupting workflows in drug discovery, supply chain operations and treatment delivery. New advances will redefine what it means to be a pharma company. Are you keeping pace or being left behind?

eyeforpharma Philadelphia is where you’ll witness, up close, what's really possible. You’ll be inspired by the most ground-breaking start-ups and discoveries from both inside and outside pharma companies. This is the only event to combine cutting-edge innovation with a deep understanding of pharma's unique opportunity to bring healthcare to life. Prepare to be amazed!

Innovation leaders include:

Carefully selected to cover every aspect of the innovation stage.

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Douglas Arnold Director, Global Science, Technology and Commercialization, MMD IT Merck

Caren Heller - Headshot
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Caren Heller CSO Crohns Colitis foundation


Terri Klein - Headshot
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Terri Klein President and CEO MPS Society

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Grant Harris


Greg Silvesti - Headshot
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Greg Silvesti Head of Digital Health & Innovation AbbVie

Natalija Jovanovic - Headshot
Sanofi Pasteur - Logo

Natalija Jovanovic Chief Digital Officer Sanofi Pasteur

4 essential innovation themes for 2020

Intelligent, transparent healthcare Hear how AI, advanced data analytics and blockchain really are now powering many facets of healthcare: R&D, delivery, access, and so much more

Dive into a new reality How virtual & augmented reality enable more intuitive medical visualization, education and new treatment pathways

Explore new discoveries The latest scientific breakthroughs: be astounded by what’s now possible in managing complex conditions, chronic illness and rare disease

Pharma 2040: Ride the waves of change Get insights on how the healthcare landscape is changing, what new patient engagement and treatment models are emerging and how both pharma and HCPs need to adapt

eyeforpharma Philadelphia is strategically & operationally valuable for staying at the forefront of the pharma industry evolution

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Why you need to attend

6 stages: focus on what matters

It’s big, but it’s also intimate - tailored to your day-to-day learning needs. You’ll be able to pick from across 6 parallel stages each focused on a critical topic - including digital marketing, medical affairs, patient engagement, Digital Clinical Trials, RWE and market access streams.

All stakeholders. 1 place.

Payers, Health Systems, Regulatory Bodies, Technology Innovators, Health Start-ups – no other event brings together such a diverse range of health stakeholders to help pharma become the solution.

Old friends and new encounters

The only event that brings together pharma innovators with 1000 more attendees from across clinical development, medical affairs, patient engagement, market access, real-world evidence and commercial roles.

Included in your Free Expo Pass to The Innovation Stage:

A case-study packed agenda

The agenda is packed with case studies showing you how pharma are innovating their clinical trials and scaling for success. You will leave with ideas and insights you can implement straight away.

Get under the skin of the issue

Sometimes, issues need to be discussed and debated. Only then will you truly get under the skin of whatever is vexing you and achieve that aha moment. To facilitate this, roundtable debates run throughout the conference across all audience and topic areas. Get your sleeves rolled up.


Medical Affairs USA Conference

Your pass also includes access to the Medical Affairs USA Conference, where pharma medical affairs leaders will show you how they are innovating to lead medical affairs into the era of value-based care.

The Digital Clinical Trials Conference

Your pass also includes access to the Digital Clinical Trials Conference, with pharma leaders and healthcare innovators showing you how they are digitally transforming clinical trials.

An action-packed timetable

Attended by pharma and health innovators from:

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amgen's Logo
Proteus Digital Health's Logo

Benevolent AI's Logo
Amazon's Logo

biogen's Logo
healthcare_businesswomans_association's Logo
national_pharmaceutical_council's Logo
Daiichi Sankyo's Logo



bill_melinda_gates_foundation__red's Logo
Alkermes's Logo
astellas's Logo
csl's Logo

Google's Logo
janssen's Logo

Sandoz's Logo
johnson_johnson's Logo

novartis's Logo
Lundbeck's Logo
Abbott's Logo
otsuka_us's Logo



bayer's Logo
regeneron's Logo
celgene's Logo
vanderbilt_university_medical_center's Logo

teva's Logo
abbvie's Logo

Grunenthal's Logo
roche's Logo

Boston Scientific's Logo
Oxford University's Logo
ICER's Logo
servier's Logo



nestle_health_science's Logo
novo_nordisk's Logo
bms's Logo
Medopad's Logo

Almirall's Logo
Medable's Logo

norgine's Logo
pfizer's Logo

UICC's Logo
Gedeon Richter's Logo
EMA's Logo
merck's Logo



Reckitt Benckiser's Logo
UCB's Logo
grifols's Logo
Nutricia's Logo

Flatiron Health's Logo
Vifor Pharma's Logo

astra_zeneca's Logo
ada_health's Logo

gsk_logo's Logo
mit_newdigs's Logo
LEO Pharma's Logo
mylan's Logo



takeda's Logo
sanofi's Logo
Eisai's Logo
allergan's Logo

EMD Serono's Logo
23andme's Logo

IAPO's Logo
ViiV Healthcare's Logo

FDA's Logo
takeda's Logo
Helsinn healthcare's Logo
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You won’t find your next big idea at home. Make the most of the networking with:

15+ hours
of networking

1 conference app Connecting you with fellow attendees

Total interaction Roundtables, workshops and break-out sessions.

Real decision-makers

Other events say they attract senior executives - people with clout, budget, ideas and a mission. We really mean it.

Real diversity

eyeforpharma Philadelphia attracts a variety of job titles, geographies, cultures and opinions create a rich tapestry.

The biggest showcase of pharma go-to market solutions

It’s not just about conference sessions. eyeforpharma Philadelphia is also home to a 80+ booth exhibition hall – packed with solutions to market access, commercial, digital, medical and clinical development challenges.

Floorplan of the venue

1-to-1 Meeting Zone

With the eyeforpharma Meeting & Messaging service, as a sponsor or exhibitor, you’ll be able to set up meetings with prospects and ensure your time onsite is as valuable as possible. Over 400 meetings were set up in 2019!

Roundtable Zone

Join one of the 30+ discussions taking place on topics including digital marketing, commercial excellence, patient-centricity, market access, RWE and medical affairs.

Innovation Stage

Hear from healthcare innovators on the new technologies, ideas and science that is set to disrupt the very nature of healthcare and biopharma.

Chill ‘n Charge Zone

Grab a coffee and a pastry and recharge your batteries, and your phones!

Digital Clinical Trials Stage

Find out how digital clinical trials are disrupting clinical development and creating truly patient-centric trials.

Keynote Stage

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Blair Gottscho VP Operations

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Karla Sharp Head of North America


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Hannah Brady International Project Director


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Saskia Burbach International Project Director


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Liz Swift Head of Partnerships



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Ed Harris Director, Business Development

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Joseph Hargreaves Director, Business Development


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Alex Norman Director, Business Development - Clinical