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16th May 2024 | Health Revolution Congress, Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau – Barcelona

Barcelona Roadshow

MedTech World, in collaboration with Barcelona Health Hub, is set to revolutionize the landscape of medical technology entrepreneurship. By joining our forces we aim to provide a unique platform for medical device entrepreneurs to showcase their innovations and gain access to funding opportunities.

Scheduled for May 16th, 2024, the MedTech Startup Pitch Competition promises to be a highlight of the Health Revolution Congress—an event dedicated to exploring groundbreaking advancements in healthcare. This competition presents an opportunity for up-and-coming startups to showcase their innovative concepts to venture capital firms, potentially securing the support required to advance their innovations.

Details on how to apply for the competition will be announced shortly, offering entrepreneurs the opportunity to seize this chance to showcase their vision and propel their ventures forward. Stay tuned for updates on application guidelines and deadlines, and mark your calendars for May 16th, 2024, to witness the future of healthcare innovation unfold.

For more information regarding the entire day’s event, including the MedTech Startup Pitch Competition and other activities taking place during the Health Revolution Congress, visit


Barcelona Health Hub

Barcelona Health Hub is a non-profit association that aims to advance innovation in digital health and its transfer to the health sector. BHH fosters interaction between its 500+ members, including startups, public and private healthcare institutions, universities, large corporations and investors to accelerate the digital transformation of the health industry. The Hub is recognized as an international reference center in digital health, attracting innovation and talent.

top speakers

Barcelona Roadshow

Josep LI. Sanfeliu

Managing Partner & Co-founder, Asabys Partners

Josep has more than 15 years of experience as VC, first co-founding Ysios Capital in 2008 and more recently founding Asabys Partners in 2018 which is managing close to € 300 Mio in health innovation investments. He has specialized in life sciences and healthtech investments in Europe, Israel and the US with more than 10 investments and Boards in the space and some successful exits. Previously he has had a hybrid career in law and finance in the pharma and healthcare world working for Cuatrecasas, KPMG, DomusVi and Almirall. Josep has a Law Degree from Universitat Pompeu Fabra, a Master of Laws from University of Michigan and an MBA from IESE Business School.

Austin Sawyer

Associate at Nina Capital

Austin is a multifaceted health tech specialist with expertise as an investor, medtech startup founder, medical device engineer, and clinical fellow. With experience in both Europe and North America, Austin has worked with and invested in health technologies companies across 17 countries. He holds a degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Victoria

Marion Zammit

Chief FDI Specialist at Malta Enterprise

Marion Zammit heads the Investment Promotion Department within Malta Enterprise, Malta’s economic development corporation. She holds a First Class Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and Chemistry from the University of Malta, and a Masters Degree in Business Administration (Distinction) from the same University. Marion’s career has included various positions in the advanced manufacturing sector, including quality, production processing, as well as logistics and supply chain. Marion has worked and gained extensive experience in the Pharmaceutical Sector, having worked both in manufacturing, as well as, sales and marketing, wherein she devoted over a decade of her career. At Malta Enterprise, Marion has supported various sectors including Medical Cannabis, Pharma, and other projects of national interest. In June 2021, Marion has been assigned the lead of the Investment Promotion Unit, hence a more prominent role in Malta’s FDI Strategy and its implementation. Marion has been invited to various International Conferences as a Speaker and has contributed to articles and interviews in various renown publications.

Pablo Prieto

Managing Director at CG Health Ventures

Pablo is a former pharma executive and entrepreneur turned investor with CG Health Ventures, investing in early stage medtech and healthtech globally. Its portfolio spans from diagnostics to medical devices and software, and includes over 17 active investments with a strong focus in the USA.

MedTech Startup Pitch Competition

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MedTech Startup Pitch Competition

Main Stage

17:35 - 18:40

MedTech Startup Pitch Competition Winner Announcement

Main Stage


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