Winner of the Digital Health Award 2019

Berlin, 20th March 2019 – Around 8:45 p.m., newsreader and presenter Judith Rakers together with Dr. Sidonie Golombowski-Daffner (Managing Director of Novartis Deutschland GmbH and Novartis Pharma GmbH) and Dr. Stephan Eder (CEO of Sandoz Germany and CEO of Hexal AG) announced the winner of the Digital Health Award 2019 of Novartis and Sandoz Germany/Hexal: VSI – Virtual Surgery Intelligence from apoQlar GmbH!

From left to right: Dr. Sidonie Golombowski-Daffner (Novartis Germany), Sirko Pelzl, Nadja Parfenov, Dr. Marc-Angelo Bisotti, Dr. Stephan Eder (Sandoz Germany/Hexal)

From a total of 119 applications, an independent nine-member jury selected seven finalists, who were able to present their project to the public at the awards ceremony on 20 March 2019 in the Microsoft headquarters in Berlin. Afterwards, places 3, 2 and 1 were publicly chosen under the moderation of Judith Rakers.

First place: VSI – Virtual Surgery Intelligence

The first prize, endowed with 25,000 Euro, went to us, apoQlar GmbH and our product VSI, on which we have been working with heart and soul since the end of 2017 and expanding for an improved medical standard and Germany/Europe will again be pioneers for medical innovations.

Another highlight of the evening was the laudation for the VSI by Prof. Dr. Jana Wolf, Professor for General Business Administration, focus on the health industry, Aalen University and member of the jury.

This recognition honours us very much and shows us that we are on the right track. It motivates us to continue and to overcome all challenges that arise with such a highly innovative technology.

The prize money will be used for the distribution and marketing of VSI´s so that many doctors, clinics and patients will know about it. We want to set a new medical standard.

Team of apoQlar celebrates: