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Wednesday, 17 May 2023

Asia Summit on Global Health (ASGH)

HKTDC cordially invited our members to attend the Asia Summit on Global Health (ASGH), an event focused on health innovation and investment in Asia jointly organised by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) on 17-18 May 2023 at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The evolving challenges brought by the pandemic have underlined the urgency for concerted efforts in bolstering global health and the need for innovation to shape a more inclusive and sustainable future. In Asia, the tremendous demanded for healthcare coupled with its emerging role as a vibrant innovation hub points to the region’s growing significance in the global health landscape.

The second Summit was successfully concluded last November, featuring more than 80 internationally renowned speakers and welcoming more than 22,000 in-person and online participants from over 50 countries and regions. More than 280 one-to-one meetings matching investors with global healthcare projects were arranged. Coinciding with the Summit, the inaugural International Healthcare Week (IHW) was launched to bring together a wide array of healthcare related events in Hong Kong, creating synergy in global partnership in healthcare leveraging Hong Kong’s role as an innovation and investment hub for the sector.

Riding on its success, the next Asia Summit on Global Health was scheduled for 17-18 May 2023 in Hong Kong, bringing together all stakeholders - from policymakers to healthcare experts to renowned academia and influential business leaders, together with key industry players, innovative start-ups, and investors from around the world to exchange insights, explore opportunities and collaborate on the diverse and dynamic healthcare sector.

Themed “Reimagining the Future of Healthcare”, the Summit comprised a high-level symposium covering a wide range of topics from global health issues and healthcare innovation to business and investment opportunities in Asia. A series of thematic tracks focusing on the latest trends
in different medical sectors, project pitching as well as deal-making meetings organised to facilitate business discussions and investment partnerships. InnoHealth Showcase, a dedicated exhibition area showcasing global healthcare projects and technologies will be launched alongside the Summit.