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Francisco Chinesta has been invited to participate in the first edition of the ‘Journée nationale de l'innovation en santé’ (Innovation in health day) hosted at the ‘Cité des sciences et de l'industrie’ on 23 and 24 January.

from January 23, 2016 to January 24, 2016

This event aims to be representative of health democracy, which lies at the very heart of innovation in health. Different initiatives will mark the weekend and directly involve members of the public. Amongst the initiatives, the CNRS wikiradio will bring together the key French academic and industrial players in medicine alongside user representatives to take part in eight debates on innovation in the health sector.
Internationally recognised for his research in modelling and simulation, Francisco Chinesta holds the position of Professor and researcher at Centrale Nantes and in the Research Institute in Civil and Mechanical Engineering. He is also a Corresponding Member of the Royal Academy of Engineering of Spain and Research Chair Ecole Centrale de Nantes - ESI. At the invitation of Marisol Touraine, French Minister for Social Affairs, Health and Women's Rights, he is taking part in the first edition of the Journée nationale de l'innovation en santé' (Innovation in health day) on 23 and 24 January.

He will take part in the following session
on Sunday 24th between 4 and 5pm:
"Imagerie médicale, chirurgie... : l'apport de la high-tech*"
(Medical imaging, surgery... the high-tech contribution).

If you can't be there, visit the CNRS wikiradio website
to listen in live or to the podcast.

*What is high tech contributing to health? From surgical robots to ultrasound imaging, scientific and technological progress is improving assisted procedures and helping doctors to make more precise diagnoses.

Professeur Chinesta will take the floor to illustrate French research excellence and highlight the dynamism of French healthcare at the forefront of technology.

For further information:
Website - Cité des sciences et de l'industrie
Website - French Ministry of Social Affairs, Health and Women's Rights
Website - CNRS wikiradio

Published on January 22, 2016 Updated on April 11, 2017