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Keynote Speakers

Dr. Yves Bayon

Medtronic, France

Senior Senior Scientist and Medtronic Technical Fellow for Medtronic - Sofradim Production ,Yves Bayon is an alumnus of INSA Lyon, Engineer in Biochemistry, and holds a Master II in Pharmacology from the University René Descartes Paris, a PhD in Biochemistry from INSA Lyon and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) at IAE Lyon.

With Sofradim Production, since 2000, he has held various missions, including the implementation of the porcine collagen manufacturing line and the development of collagen-based medical devices for the repair or regeneration of soft tissues (eg Parietex ™ Composite mesh and its derivatives). Its missions have expanded more recently since the company went under Medtronic’s banner from Feb 2015, with cross-functional activities with Medtronic's historical divisions, in internal consulting roles. He has several missions in the external European ecosystem, among them, co-organizer of Academia – Industry symposia for ESB & TERMIS-EU, GTech member of Lyonbiopole, a French cluster of Medtech & Pharma stakeholders, in region Auvergne Rhône-Alpes, an expert of Healthtech Translation Advisory Board (formerly Nanomed Translation Advisory Board) and scientific advisor of European start-ups.

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