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    Welcome to VITAnLINK

     

    The first hands-on European

     Health Tech Accelerator

    dedicated to gain your

    first mover's advantage in international markets

  • 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

    Rapid results are achieved with VITAnLINK's "door-opener" proven process and expertise in mobilizing and shaping, on the spot, a network of relevant strategic allies . For more details, click here

     

  • 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

    Tram Trinh 

    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.

    Navin Govind

    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.

     

    Pierre-Paul 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 Fendri 

    Finance Advisor

     

    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.

  • VIP Partners

    You also want to build bridges with VITAnLINK for mutual benefits?

     

    Let us know and get involved!

    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.

    Healthinar

    Expanding your knowledge of digital healthcare

    Digital healthcare specialists with extensive experience in hospitals, health insurance, communications and marketing. Heathinar's goal is to facilitate knowledge transfer and to increase the digital competence in the healthcare sector. HEALTHINAR connects experts, innovators and decision makers from various healthcare branches. It organize workshops, events and webinars, focusing on social media trends, corporate digital strategy and the implementation of medical apps and wearables.

    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.

     

    EyeFocus Accelerator

    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

    AmCham France

    BUSINESS.IDEAS.IMPACT

    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.

     

    Newsquare Innovation

    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.

    CEPS

    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.

    ECHAlliance

    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

    SXSW Accelerator

    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

    Biovision

    All for Global Health and Prevention. Let's meet in Lyon, France April 13 & 14 - 4th edition of Catalyzer and Investor Conference

    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

    In-Part

    "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.

    mHealth Israël

    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.

    Doctor Gratis

    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

  • Testimonials

    What our clients are saying about us

    CEO, Orla Protein Technologies Ltd

    " I worked with Tram (Vitanlink) during my time as CEO of OJ-Bio Ltd (a UK – Japanese joint venture company in the digital health space). Tram brought a wealth of commercial acumen, as well as incredible energy, and a can-do attitude making a real difference to our business. Her strategic approach was of great personal benefit to me, and my colleagues and I would have no hesitation in recommending her to other companies looking to improve their business development and strategic planning"

    Innovation Officer, Embassy of Canada - Paris, France

    " Over the past 3 years, I have greatly appreciated to have Tram committed to the Canadian Technology Accelerator. Her role of lead mentor has been central to the success of our initiative with Canadian start-ups . Not only she is passionate about developing entrepreneurial communities and sharing her expertise of the Medtech and Digital Health markets, but also she is excellent at leveraging her network to generate meaningful opportunities for Canadian entrepreneurs in France and Europe.
    Tram is an amazing person to work with!"

    Business Unit Director, SATT IDF INNOV (Tech Transfer Organization)

    "Tram helped us develop our MedTech and eHealth BD pipeline. Tram has an impressive knowledge and expertise in this area. She is results-oriented, fast and very pleasant to work with. She has a very collaborative mindset, engaging everyone in a common vision. She has also an incredible capacity to connect the dots in chaotic situations and to find the right way to the results. I would work again with her without a doubt"

    CEO, mHealth Quality Certification DMD Santé

    "Efficient, pragmatic and very friendly, Tram has mastered international health ecosystems. Upstream of the international development of our mHealth Quality certification, Tram has guided us to competent people in different countries. Many synergies have been created through her ideas and connections."

    " I had the chance to meet with Tram almost 2 years ago, as she was keynote for the largest conference on mobile technology there is. Tram brings a fresh differentiated perspective in collaborations with fast access to the right people, companies in target growth markets. This helps to build critical connections to catalyze growth opportunities according to our Strategic Vision on an execution focus. Tram's engagement helped us to create strong relationships and trust from the field to the board level leveraging on her solid global interdisciplinary network both in research, startups, and corporate mid large size fortune 500 organizations.With Tram's help, AccuHealth is able to strengthen its Global Alliances and industry partnerships."

  • Who's Talking About Us

    Take a look and enjoy!

    Swiss Social Media Healthinar News July 2017 Blog post

    July 16, 2017 | Zurich | Healthinar News Blog publishes Tram Trinh's article

    "7 reasons why MEDTECH companies are better partners for Digital Health Startups" also on Medium

    Thanks Healthinar for counting VITANLINK as strategic partner for successful collaborations

    June 5-Aug 11, 2017 |The McGill Dobson Chronicles | The 2017 startup cohorts of

    McGill X-1 Accelerator 2017

    Open e-health letter to the French Presidential candidates

    "La France doit enfin relever le défi de la santé connectée sans a priori"

    Saturday 22 avril 2017 | Paris | 21H58 Opinion Internationale publishes the open letter written by the CEPS e-health club board chaired by Patrice Cristofini, supported by the CEPS CEO Loic Tribot La Spiere, the contributing e-health club board members Franck Drouin, Olivia Gregoire, Olivier Peraldi, Eric Sebban and Tram Trinh our CEO at VITANLINK,

     

     

    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

     

    Canadian Trade Accelerator France 2016-2017 Program celebration

    March 17, 2017 | Great party at Wine by One hosted by Sandrine Caduc and Taylor Hladik for a successful collaboration, with CTA France alumni, current program candidates and partners like VITANLINK from the health technology fields

    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

    March 2, 2017 | Külle Tärnov and Maret Kivirand welcome Tram TRINH CEO VITANLINK as selected international coach at Estonian Connected Health Cluster. What a great coaching experience with open-minded health tech entrepreneurs #eHealthTallinn and Tallinn Science Park Tehnopol

    VITANLINK announces New Advisory Board appointment

    COMPANY NEWS | Thu Feb 9, 2017 | 3:30 pm EST | 9:30 pm CET

    Paris, France--VITANLINK is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Kenneth Yu as Scientific Advisory Board member, effective February 9, 2017.

     

    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"

    Global event featured in e-health news with more pictures here

    "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

    EyeFocus 2016 Mentor Spotlight Series

    Eyefocus is launching its Mentor Spotlight Series that featured on October 13th an interview of VITAnLINK CEO Tram Nguyen-Trinh

    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"

    La technologie et l’innovation, au cœur de la relation franco-américaine: l’innovation est le moteur des économies modernes

    May 19, 2016 | Robert Vassoyan, President AmCham France & Cisco France quotes in the Option Finance Article VITANLINK as one of the companies using innovation at the heart of their actions

    2016 French Interview of VITAnLINK by AmCham France

    "Technology and Innovation, at the heart of the French-American relationships"

    July 22, 2016 Launch of AmCham 2016 innovation book featuring 10 case studies including VITAnLINK alongside 3M, Cisco, IBM... innovating in France

    Collision 2016 New Orleans, U.S.A

    Featured attendees at the next Collision New Orleans April 26-28, 2016 with Tram Trinh, one of the Women in Tech guests

     

    Mobile World Capital Foundation 2016

    Tram Trinh, CEO Vitanlink and mHealth interviewee at Mobile World Capital

    "Mobile technologies are the tool to make healthcare available to everyone in the world"

    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:

    • Benjamin LEPERCHEY, Deputy Director in charge of health and consumer goods industries, Ministry of Economy
    • Tram TRINH, CEO and Founder, VITAnLINK Industry and Digital
    • Alberto DI FELICE, Government Affairs Qualcomm, and Vice-Chair of the AmCham EU Healthcare Committee
    • Claude Evin, counsel DLA Piper, former French Social Affairs and Health Minister
    • Caroline Ryan, Managing Director AmCham France
    • Michel GINESTET, President, Pfizer France

    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 

    The mHealth Summit has been an outstanding success, gathering close to 400 participants and speakers from 30 different countries. Thanks to Levi Shapiro Executive Director and Lead of mhealth Israel who made the event an incredibly rich networking space

    US commercial service European Team Assembly

    "Thanks to VITAnLINK's CEO for presenting case study on eHealth, HealthIT, and Medtech" tweeted by US Commercial Service @CSGermany on November 13, 2014

  • Free Resources for You

    Let us know what you think and need

    " Mobile technologies are the tool to make healthcare available to everyone in the world" mHealth Tram Trinh, CEO & Founder

     

    • Regulation (EU) 2017/745 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 April 2017 on medical devices, amending Directive 2001/83/EC, Regulation (EC) No 178/2002 and Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 and repealing Council Directives 90/385/EEC and 93/42/EEC
    • Regulation (EU) 2017/746 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 April 2017 on in vitro diagnostic medical devices and repealing Directive 98/79/EC and Commission Decision 2010/227/EU
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