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Presenting the Future of Health and Healthcare

H-INNOVA Elevator Pitch Event 2nd Edition

October 1st ( Friday) | 2 p.m. - 6 p.m (WEST)

Auditorium of Jesuit College of Funchal | Madeira University
Funchal - Madeira


14:00            Online and in presence reception of participants

14:30            Intervention: Telmo Vieira (Prof.) (Managing Partner at PremiValor Consulting)

14:45            Jury presentation

14:55            Presentation of the most voted video

15:00            2-min. Elevator Pitch (TOP 10 + 1) project with most voted video)

15:30                   KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Kenneth (Hap) Klopp | HK Consulting (Partner)

15:45 - Break


Intervention VODAFONE - Mafalda Alves Dias (Head of Large Business & Public Sector)


Intervention ROCHE - André Barbado (Healthcare Innovation - Roche Diagnostics Portugal)


Alexandra Orozco (Dr.) | University of California, Riverside (Associate Director, International Partnerships)

16:25              Intervention: Dr.  Carlos de Andrade  (Chief of Staff  of Regional Secretary of Economy of Madeira)

16:30            5-min. Elevator Pitch (TOP5) Students category

17:00             5-min. Elevator Pitch PhD/Researchers category

17:30 - Break


Winning projects award (to be announced by Dr. Pedro Ramos (Regional Secretary of Health of Madeira),  Dr.  Carlos de Andrade  (Chief of staff of Economy of Madeira) and  Prof. Telmo Vieira


Closing speech - Dr. Pedro Ramos (Regional Secretary of Health and Civil Protection of Madeira)


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Regional Secretary of Health and Civil Protection of Madeira

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Chief of Staff  of Regional Secretary of Economy of Madeira




Lecturer at ISEG-Lisbon School of Economics and Management - University of Lisbon

President of the Supervisory Board of a bank operation specially in the digital market

Mentor and Investor in Start-ups in different phases, early stage and growing stage



Founder of The North Face & Partner at HK Consulting

Kenneth (Hap) Klopp who holds a BA and MBA from Stanford University,  was the founder and for 20 years was the CEO of The North Face where he used disruption and innovation to create one of the most well known sport apparel brands in the world.  


After selling his company Mr. Klopp founded his own global consulting company, HK Consulting, focusing on Strategy, Marketing and Branding.  

He is the author of two best selling books on business leadership:  “Conquering The North Face,” and “Almost—12 electric months chasing a Silicon Valley dream.”  


A  highly sought after keynote speaker, he also is a Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Hult International University and a regular guest speaker at various other Universities including Stanford, University of California, MIT, Vlerick University, MCI Innsbruck and University of San Francisco

He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the REVIV health care company which  provides IV drip therapies and DNA analysis for nutritional planning through its more than 100 clinics around the globe

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Head of Large Business & Public Sector - VODAFONE

With 25 years of experience in the ICT market, Mafalda Alves Dias believes in the power of reimagining our lives with technology.


She is currently responsible for the commercial area of ​​the Large Business and Public Sector at Vodafone Portugal, after having spent 3 years in São Paulo as Head of Integration and Communications Development for several countries in Latin America.


Previously, she carried out various functions at both Vodafone Portugal and the Group, in different areas such as Credit, Finance, Operations and Marketing.

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Associate Vice Chancellor, Technology Partnerships at the University of California, Riverside

Previously provided leadership to UCSD's von Liebig Center

She is the founder of TekDome LLC, a consulting company that provided expert advice on strategies for intellectual property development, commercialization, and licensing support.

Previously, Rosibel served as Associate Director of the Office of Technology Licensing and Manager of the Industry Contracts Group at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Working with Georgia Tech's Venture Lab, she managed proof of concept grants to faculty interested in commercialization of clean technologies

Rosibel received a PhD and MS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Louisville.

She is the inventor of two issued patents and the author of more than 18 scientific publications

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