CompanyPositionCountry
MD STARTExecutive ChairmanFrance
Session
How to increase the number of MedTech unicorns in Europe?

Gérard Hascoët is Executive Chairman of MD Start II (France), CEO of MD Start I( Germany) Chairman of the Board of EOS Imaging (France), Chairman of the Board  of CorWave (France),Chairman of the Board of SafeHeal, Director of the Board of LimFlow (France),Director of the Board of Precardia (U.S.), Director of the Board of Altamir (France) and  Venture Partner at Sofinnova Partners

Gérard is a serial entrepreneur in the Medtech field. In the eighties he founded Technomed International, a company developing non invasive therapeutic technologies dedicated to Urology. He grew the company to its IPO with € 50 Million sales and a significant profitability. In the nineties he founded 2 companies: IMMI developing Neurosurgery Image guided Robotic systems and SOMETEC developing non invasive Hemodynamic monitoring dedicated to Anesthesiology and Intensive Care. Both companies were acquired by US based companies, respectively ISS and ARROW International. From 2008 to 2011, as Chairman & CEO, he turned around SpineVision, a developer and manufacturer of Spinal Implants. In 2009 Gerard Cofounded MD Start a European incubator of MedTech ideas which created 7 companies.

Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, Gérard began his career in the French Thomson Group, where he held during 15 years various Management positions in the MedTech Branch. Gérard is an engineer from E.C.E Paris.