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The global virtual women's health conference

1-2 Dec 2020

COYA Partners presents




2020 has been a year of many challenges, but also a year of innovation, solidarity and collaboration. 

Innovative and digital solutions have been key to addressing many of women's needs during these difficult times. But, there is still a lot of work to do.

Our mission is to promote inclusiveness, change mindsets and overcome stigmas, and create an ecosystem that supports women's health innovation, discovery, partnership and growth. All to help improve women's lives.   

Jump in. The Renaissance of women's health is here.



Insightful and inspiring discussions


We are wrapping up the year 2020 with in-depth discussions on the hottest topics in women’s health. 

Join top female and male FemTech founders from around the globe, Angels, VCs and accelerators from Europe and the USA, scientists and doctors as well as women's health influencers!






Scientists & Doctors

Women's health influencers

Networking, 1-1 meetings and more. 

Partnerships and connections are more important than ever. That’s why we're hosting WHAT WOMEN WANT as part of the larger GIANT Health festival held on 1-2 Dec. 


You’ll be able to engage with WHAT WOMEN WANT's and GIANT’s exhibitors, speakers and attendees via direct messaging, virtual meeting rooms and structured networking options.


  • Discover startups disrupting paradigms and breaking taboos

  • Learn about dynamics and technologies disrupting women’s health

  • Connect with founders, investors, doctors and women's health experts as well as influencers

  • Explore how to overcome challenges faced by gender and minority groups in women’s health

  • Create partnerships and explore global expansion opportunities

  • Scope licensing, investment and acquisition opportunities

"(GIANT is) Europe's largest most valuable health tech, innovation event"

Financial Times

GIANT's network of health tech stakeholders





GIANT's expected number of exhibitors in Health Tech 



Number of attendees at GIANT 2019 


Time TBA - Dec 1, 2020 

Investing: transformation and trends

Global investors explain the trends and shifting attitude to investing in Women’s Health, providing insights into how they help take businesses to the next level and overcome hurdles and stigmas.


Matt Penneycard,

Partner - Ada Ventures​

Maren Bannon, Co-Founder & GP - January Ventures

Frederike Rohr, Health Director - Plug and Play

Trish Costello, Founder & CEO

- Portfolia

Deepali Nangia -

Angel Investor


Charlotte & Alex - COYA Partners

Time TBA - Dec  2, 2020 


The year in review


From COVID-19 and its effects on women to gender inequalities and systemic biases in healthcare, hear what these top women's health doctors and founders from around the world have to say - what have we learnt? What are we doing now? What is still not being addressed?


Dr Brooke Vandermolen,  OB/GYN - @theobgynmum

Dr Benjamin Vialis de Lesegno, OB/GYN & Co-Founder - Cellen

Dr Dan Nayot, OB/GYN & Co-Founder - Future Fertility

Dr Jane van Dis, OB/GYN & Medical Dir. at Maven Clinic

Register to join in and ask questions to our speakers!


Charlotte & Alex - COYA Partners

Time TBA - Dec 1, 2020 

Deep Tech: adopting disruptive technology

Expert scientists and founders discuss diverse applications of the latest advancements in technology. Explore AI, big data and analytics, precision medicine, and more.


Dr Piraye Beim,

CEO & Founder - Celmatix

Lea von Bidder,

CEO & Co-Founder - AVA

Charlotte Guzzo, COO & Co-Founder - Sano Genetics

Helene Guillaume, CEO & Founder - WILD.AI

Register to join in and ask questions to our speakers!


Dr Brittany Barreto -

Femtech Focus/ Podcast Host

Time TBA - Dec 1, 2020 

Power to the consumer: focus on women's needs

Femtech founders and execs discuss creating products with women’s needs in mind, ending the “one-size-fits-all” approach and putting the power back into women’s hands.


Billie Quinlan,

CEO & Co-Founder - Ferly

Vernita Brown,

COO - Natalist

Juan Pablo Segura, CEO & Co-Founder - Babyscripts

Colette Courtion, CEO & Founder - JOYLUX

Olivia Ahn, CEO & Co-Founder - Planera


Rachel Braun Scherl - SPARK Solutions for Growth

PRE-EVENT & DEC 1-2, 2020


live polls, original content such as our FemHealth Series and more! 


Meet our Speakers   

Dr Piraye Beim

CEO & Founder


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Lea von Bidder

CEO & Founder


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Juan Pablo Segura

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President & Co-Founder


Vernita Brown

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Billie Quinlan

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CEO & Co-Founder


Maren Bannon

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GP & Co-Founder

January Ventures

Ben Viaris de Lesegno

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OB/GYN & Co-Founder


Matt Penneycard


ADA Ventures

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Dr Brooke Vandermolen

Doctor & Influencer

The OBGYN mum

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Charlotte Guzzo

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COO & Co-Founder

Sano Genetics

Deepali Nangia

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Angel investor 

Atomico Program

Helene Guillaume

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CEO & Founder 


Trish Costello

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CEO & Founder


And more!

We're currently 

updating the list

Olivia Ahn

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CEO & Co-Founder


Rachel Braun Scherl

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MP & Co-Founder

Spark Solutions for Growth

Want to exhibit at GIANT?

Our event is part of GIANT Health, Europe's largest festival on health tech.


You'll be able to (e-)meet Europe’s leading health-tech investors, buyers, influencers and global corporates all in one place. This is the perfect opportunity to put your business in front of the most influential people in the health-tech industry.

Customised Virtual Booth

25% off all packages with 

promo code ‘COYA

(startups package regular price - £295 +VAT)

  • Interact with all attendees with live streams and virtual rooms for 1-1 or group meetings with potential partners, buyers, leads and more.

  • Showcase products/services with dynamic virtual demos and downloadable materials.

Want to sponsor the event?

We tailor sponsorship based on your specific goals and targets.

Please get in touch if you are interested in: 

  • securing a sponsorship package

  • discussing tailored packages

  • exploring speaker opportunities

  • sponsoring and/or exhibiting 

  • Promote your brand by engaging directly with the audience via speaker opportunities and the Lab trade show.  

  • Gain visibility through our newsletter, social media channels, event book and delivering messages between panel sessions

  • Position your company  as a leader and/or champion of women's health. 


Our Partners

Standard Ticket                    

with discount code 'COYA  

                               £69 incl. VAT*

(without code 'COYA' early bird price is £79 + VAT)

Your ticket will include: ​

  • Full access to GIANT 2-day conference programme including WHAT WOMEN WANT

  • Access to GIANT health tech exhibition

  • GIANT 2020 event magazine

* approx. US$ 89.50 incl. VAT

  • Access to GIANT 2020 event APP

  • £5 donation to the NHS Charities Together

  • GIANT virtual goody bag, including vouchers and discounts from sponsors & exhibitors



Check out our FemTech Startup page

COYA Partners empowers life sciences innovation and decision-making. We answer your most complex and critical questions across the life sciences value chain with our unique blend of business, scientific and industry expertise and use of advanced artificial intelligence and data analytics.


Our fully integrated approach and novel linkage of interdisciplinary teams help you share knowledge across your organisation and work with you to deliver a comprehensive strategy that strengthens your R&D, commercial and BD&L strategy.


Throughout our process, we integrate patent intelligence and regulatory and legal expertise that supports privacy and intellectual property risk identification, and compliance while providing predictive insights and maximising your value.


COYA Partners was founded by Alex Huck-Ananou and Charlotte Knobloch.

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