Of the eHealth Summer University

At the initiative of
Castres-Mazamet Technopole

The eHealth Summer University is the unmissable event for the actors and decision makers in the health and social sector Technological innovation … which will bring together more than 900 participants, actors and decision-makers from the health and social sector and technological innovation, from 3 to 5 July 2018 to discuss the uses of ICT in the field of health and well-being.

3 days to immerse yourself in connected health

To facilitate contacts between all of these players, the eHealth Summer University has set up a global initiative to promote professional meetings including:

  • the “e-Health Connection” international business convention, a place for one-on-one meetings to convince and attract industry stakeholders, healthcare professionals, funders and investors, … and to build partnerships,
  • “Invest’ eHealth”, a session to meet European funders and investors specialising in digital health,
  • “Legal rendez-vous” allowing attendees to get free legal advice from experts on regulatory aspects of eHealth, healthcare, personal data, …
  • the “connected hospital rooms”, an opportunity for every company to promote their most relevant innovations by answering the call for projects of Castres Hospital,
  • the eHealth awards, an international competition, organised into 9 categories with as novelty 2018: animal eHealth and serious game

High visibility

  • 12 hours of live broadcasting
  • 88 hours of content viewed live
  • 79 countries connected in 2017 and 85 in 2018
  • more than 75 000 views


  • 19.5 million views on Twitter in 2017
  • 23.2 million views on Twitter in 2018 !

eHealth Summer University 2016 Highlights

Program slots
B2B meetings
Participating countries

The eHealth Summer University, organized by Castres Mazamet Technopole which develops expertise and support innovation in the areas of digital technology, fine chemicals and healthcare with a strong specialization in eHealth, has the ambition of:

  • Take stock of advances in the field of IT and healthcare
  • Exchange views around innovative solutions for healthcare and self-reliance
  • Analyse the levers which tomorrow will shape this high-potential sector
  • Encourage the crossover of skills between different professions to stimulate the emergence of new projects
  • Improve business collaboration at the national, European and international levels

A privileged partnership

The school of engineers ISIS, a laboratory of ideas for making digital technology a lever in the service of our healthcare system and its users.

This year again, this event takes place partly on the premises of the school of engineers ISIS (Computer Science and Information Systems for Health) in Castres. A pioneer in the field of health information systems and backed by a multidisciplinary research team that benefits from a unique living lab in France: the Connected Health Lab, the school of engineers ISIS was created to meet the strong demand from the industry for Computer engineers specialists in information systems, with a good knowledge of the diversity and complexity of the health sector and imbued with the practices and uses of the various professionals in this field.




CHIC, plunging into the digital hospital

For the 2nd time, the CHIC Intercommunal Hospital Centre of Castres-Mazamet is opening its doors to the eHealth Summer University, plunging all of the participants into the very heart of the digital hospital. For a whole day, from a first keynote address to the “hospital room of the future”, not forgetting the workshops and simulations, the CHIC is the place where eHealth comes to life and becomes a reality, a life-size laboratory of living and embedded innovations.

Castres City Hall

Conference opening ceremony in the courtyard of the City Hall of Castres

For the first time, the inauguration will take place in the heart of the Cité, in the historical setting of the Cour de l’Evéché, thus enabling every citizen to grasp the major issues of tomorrow.

jardin de l'eveche Hotel de ville de castres