What We Do
make contacts that matter.
on the spot.
VITAnLINK acts as the visionary hand toward seamless execution in digital health and medtech. It partners with early-stage health-tech ventures of small and medium businesses by co-creating and co-developing them, identifying go-to-market shortcuts to gain first mover’s advantage in international markets.
Our portfolio companies and technologies focus on early detection through artificial intelligence, mobile health diagnostics and telehealth to deliver sustainable prevention
Who We Are
We're on a mission to connect your health tech promise to the people who care most about preventive health
CREATE + CONNECT + CONSTRUCT
along the most brilliant and open-minded innovators
CEO & Founder
Tram founded VITAnLINK to pursue one mission: matching emerging health technologies with international market opportunities, helping new ventures or established businesses gain first-mover advantage in international markets. With a strong international executive entrepreneurial and fortune 500 experience in North America, Europe and Asia, Tram is passionate about building essential connections between people, enterprises, and markets.
Prior to VITAnLINK, she was the General Manager at Welch Allyn France with a full P&L accountability over French speaking territories. During her leadership tenure, she realigned results with corporate strategy gaining board trust, modernized & co-branded the product offering, winning the first European connected device reference sites, reorganized teams and distribution channels to bring the company to a new “connected health” era.
Based on award-winning performance, she was promoted steadily through a decade of increasing leadership authority positions at Johnson&Johnson Ortho Clinical Diagnostics. As Head Marketing EMEA she injected strategic thinking into product marketing approach, and formed profitable strategic alliances. In her early career foundation in 1994, she contributed to the launch of the EY Vietnam office before joining the EY Paris Audit office.
She currently serves on the board of Dreamup Vision and the CEPS eHealth Club. She is member of the French Institute of Directors IFA, and of the Financial Times FT Non-Executive Directors' Club. Tram holds an MBA from McGill University, a CPA license from the NH State Board of Accounting, and an Executive Management Strategy Certificate from Columbia University. She resides in Paris and speaks French, English, German and Vietnamese.
Health IT Expert &
Advisory Board Member
Navin is founder & CEO of Aventyn, an award winning Carlsbad, CA-based digital health company delivering innovative connected clinical information, and currently enjoys continued success of its unique international, multi-center clinical evidence studies for management of cardiovascular chronic conditions and perceptual neurological health with launch of Aventyn’s Global Health Innovation Ecosystem.
Prior to Aventyn, Navin was a founding team member at Tarari, Inc.; a venture backed privately held company from San Diego that was later acquired by LSI Logic. Navin started his career in the nineties and spent a decade at Intel Corporation contributing to the development of several multi-billion dollar winning global strategies for the adoption of new technology, architecture and products. He has been profiled in the Kauffman Foundation’s Entrepreneurs in Digital Medicine, MIT Technology Review, United States Global IP Innovation and involved in standards at TIA, HIMSS, ETSI. Navin has authored several original papers in peer reviewed journals and holds issued and pending patents.
Navin serves as advisor to Health Technology Forum, Telecom Industry Association, Southern California Biotechnology Center and the industry led initiative, b-eCare Digital Health Innovation Executive Committee.
Dr. PP Vidal
Neuroscience Expert & Advisory Board Member
Dr Pierre Paul Vidal is an MD, PhD HOD and is based in Paris.
Passionate of and expert in neuroscience, he has published more than 145 publications for over more than 30 years and is a public speaker to numerous conferences such as in China and in the US.
As UMR Unit director, he heads the state-of-the-art laboratory sensorimotricity platform called “COGNAC-G” standing for COGnition and ACtion Group at Paris Descartes University with unique skills in nurturing cooperation between mathematicians, engineers and clinicians.
He founded it after observing that the new technologies in videogame industry, biotechnologies, internet were developing non-invasive or minimally invasive tools at reasonable costs to quantify the behavior of individuals through biological, psychological, sociological indicators along with genotypes.
The COGNAC G aims to learn how to monitor and quantify the behavior of HCM High Maintenance Cohorts, to detect pathologies at their onset, and to personalize their treatments.
Out of these studies, many spin-off applications are possible cross-sectors including healthcare but also education and active healthy living
Dr. Kenneth Yu
Emergency-Telemedicine Expert & Advisory Board Member
Dr. Kenneth Yu is a practicing emergency physician based in the San Francisco Bay Area. He combines extensive clinical practice experience, a perspective from hospital administration, and expertise from several years in telemedicine, pharmaceuticals, and medical artificial intelligence.
Dr Kenneth Yu
started his career as a McKinsey strategy consultant (advising major pharmaceutical companies) and then worked as a hospital operations consultant at GE Healthcare (employing Six Sigma and LEAN
methodologies at multiple hospitals). He completed his residency training at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital, the University Hospitals of Columbia and Cornell Universities.
After time on faculty at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College, he returned to the SF Bay Area to join Kaiser-Permanente, a large integrated health system, where he also holds an adjunct faculty
appointment at the Stanford University School of Medicine. Ken has held roles in several startup companies, including SwiftMD (telemedicine), Lumiata (medical artificial intelligence), and Mavericks (skin care).
He holds Bachelor's and Master's degrees from Stanford University, as well as an MD and MBA from Columbia University.
Moez brings a rich international experience from Deloitte, one of the top 5 audit firms and a sharp entrepreneurial mindset and strong human values. Moez holds a Master in Accounting and Finance from the Paris Dauphine University France. He is also a French CPA.
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The Canadian Technology Accelerator in France CTA@France
Talents from Canada
CTA@FRANCE is a 6-month mentorship program in Paris and Lyon of Global Affairs Canada, designed to help high impact Canadian health technology and health IT companies to accelerate their business development in France and Europe.
Connected Health Estonia
Estonian HealthTech Cluster
Connected Health cluster is part of the European Connected Health Alliance and ScanBalt network and brings together 70+ partners: 43 companies (start-ups, health IT, medtech, biotech, and pharma), R&D partners (universities and technology competence centres), health and wellness service providers (hospitals, GPs, occupational health, spas, fitness and sports), patient organisations, user communities, and public sector (ministries responsible for healthcare and entrepreneurship, national health insurance, and the national health development agency)
European Health Futures Forum
A Living Architecture for Transformative Change in Healthcare
European Health Futures Forum (EHFF) is an open interactive network, seeking out, processing and exchanging knowledge and information in real time to influence the future of health and healthcare in Europe and provide a better understanding of future possibilities for healthier lives and communities. The Forum is the living architecture for transformational change in healthcare.
Global talents powered by Berlin, Germany
EyeFocus Accelerator is the world's first eye-care accelerator and innovation program. We run events around the world to bring together opinion leaders and practitioners in eye-care innovation to leave our ecosystem better connected, and to focus academics, innovators, and practitioners on thinking about how to create new products and solutions for people who are blind or visually impaired
Big Booster Accelerator
Global talents powered by Lyon, France
International non-profit acceleration program for startups from anywhere in Europe able to change the world with health, digital, environment or sustainability driven cutting edge innovation. 2 major markets: EU & North America which provide entrepreneurs with real international economic potential. Tram Nguyen-Trinh, appointed as one of the judges in bio-health
The American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in France is an independent, non-profit business association that drives transatlantic relations by promoting bilateral trade and investment since its inception in 1894. It engages decision-makers from business, government and civil society in a transatlantic dialogue toward the shared goal of sustainable economic growth. AmCham France represents close to 400 French and American companies and recently has launched AmCham NextGen for the young entrepreneurs.
Accelerating innovation, building ecosystems
Newsquare develops programs to create connected ecosystems in healthcare innovation, accelerating early stage companies, and building bridges between academia, industry, entrepreneurs, and healthcare. EyeFocus is one project among others of Newsquare Innovation.
Center for Strategic and Prospective Studies
CEPS brings together brings several key sectors (politics, industries, diplomacy, academia research, humanitarian forums, consultancies, etc…), and contributes to public debates through its publications (books, reports, surveys and magazines) as well as the discussion and reflection it leads through its 27 clubs, each dedicated to specific key strategic issues (energy, defense, aerospace, finance, digital transformation, etc.) among which the e-health club which Tram TRINH CEO VITANLINK is on the advisory board of.
Connected & mHealth Markets Development across Europe & Beyond
The European Connected Health Alliance facilitates focused leadership for the development of connected health markets across Europe and beyond : eHealth, mHealth, telehealth, telecare, pHealth, digital health and other terms which promote the use of technology in health care. A key annual event, the Digital Health & Wellness Summit @MWC
Mobile World Capital Barcelona mHealth
The mHealth Competence Center at Mobile World Capital Foundation drives the digital transformation of the healthcare system with 3 main actions: Awareness, Trial of mHealth initiatives and Adoption. A diverse set of enabler programs: mHealth Global Website, Digital Health Academy, Digital Health and Wellness Summit, Personal Health Folder, mHealth CAT Plan, Mental Health Plan, Evaluation framework
Global talents powered by Austin Texas, USA
For early-stage companies, opportunity to showcase their emerging technology product or service in front of industry leaders by participating in the SXSW Accelerator. This event takes place on March 12th and 13th 2016 as a part of the SXSW Interactive Festival. Tram TRINH, CEO of VITANLINK is one of SXSW 2016 Accelerator Advisory Board Members
The place for the most innovative biotech, medtech, e-health and environment health projects and startups to showcase in front of investors and potential partners. VITAnLINK is proud to be Biovision Knowledge and Sustaining Partner
"A platform designed by industry, for industry", "A person-to-person platform"
IN-PART with offices in the UK provides a convenient solution for university technology transfer offices (TTOs) and businesses - from SMEs to blue chips - to find and collaborate with each other. IN-PART’s curated platform transforms current inefficient and resource intensive process into something quick and simple for universities to connect to relevant companies. In less than two years, IN-PART will accelerate the ongoing international expansion into the US, Europe and Asia.
Global talents from Israël
mHealth Israel founded and led by Levi Shapiro is a community of entrepreneurs, investors, developers and healthcare professionals applying IT, mobile and healthcare expertise toward digital healthcare innovation. Monthly events, webinars and the annual mHealth Israel conference bring top execs from global "Payers" and Fortune 500 healthcare market-leaders.
Mobile platform for healthcare seekers in emerging markets
Doctor Gratis was founded by Dr Jacques Durand. You can chat instantly with Doctor without long queue in Hospital or Clinic in developing countries: Get answers for basic health related queries, no cost consultation, Health education through expert published articles, better decision making for advanced treatments, information about tailored programs on the grounds, orientation to tailored partners via referral services
Who's Talking About Us
French Business globalization Strategy for Presidential Election at MEDEF
March 20, 2017 | VITAnLINK invited among 300 guest companies at the high-level conference "MEDEF: Strengthening the position of France and its companies on the global scene" hosted by MEDEF President Pierre Gattaz
International Women's day at US Ambassador Residence Paris
March 9, 2017 | Tram TRINH CEO VITANLINK invited among selected corporate and entrepreneurial women leaders to celebrate Women Leadership Day by US Embassy in Paris and American Chamber of Commerce in France
Tehnopol International Coaching Day in Tallinn, Estonia
Eye-Care Innovation Conference London
31st January 2017 | EyeFocus Accelerator @eyefocustech
"Come to our 31 Jan. Eye-Care Innovation Conference to hear from @Tramchomy, founder & CEO of #VITAnLINK. http://ow.ly/RhKm307VWm0 #eyefocus" debating on the panel "Commercialisation, taking ideas to market"
"Leaders Forum" JP Morgan Healthcare Week
January 10, 2017 | Navin Govind, VITANLINK's Board Member and Tram Trinh VITANLINK's CEO brainstorm during "Smart Healthcare services and Life Sciences Investing" hosted by McDermott Will&Emery and EY at Ritz-Carlton San Francisco
VITAnLINK is delighted to announce its media partnership with ACI
First Digital Marketing in Healthcare Conference in London Oct 26-27th, 2016.
Find out more about top pharma, medtech and hospital executive speakers such as from NHS @https://lnkd.in/edke4Ch #eHealthACI
Forward thinking topics such as "foresee the partnerships that will change the future of pharma and healthcare providers" or "commercial model innovation: Rethink your operating model to stay ahead of your competition"
2016 French Interview of VITAnLINK by AmCham France
"Technology and Innovation, at the heart of the French-American relationships"
AmCham France, December 2015
How Can France Lead The Way In The Healthcare Industries And Continue To Attract International Businesses?
First event focusing on the healthcare industry with special guest speakers from left to right:
A few takeaways to be found here
VITAnLINK speaker & partner of
2015 Mobile World Congress Health & Wellness Barcelona
Through their international experience, current portfolio and market vision, Tram Trinh invited 3 reknown Venture Capital Partners Klaus Stockerman at Peppermint Venture Partners, Vishal Gulati at Draper Esprit and Steve Seuntjens at Personal Health Solutions to reveal their mhealth investment criteria.
The mhealth Israel Investors Summit in Jerusalem on June 29th
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