Creating a new future of healthcare together

Many healthcare professionals find it difficult to truly innovate when operational excellence is the number one priority in most organizations. In response, we developed an online workshop to inspire free thought and imagine a new future of healthcare that will change the world.

March 20, 2021


Hosted by


Dr. Michael Friebe

HealthTEC | Inventor | Disruptor | Entrepreneur & Professor

Dr. Julia Hitzbleck

Co-Founder at AcceleRed | Digital & Open Innovation | Exponential Organizations

Ken Merkel

EXO Execute CEO | SciFi Hive Creator | EXO Ambassador | Entrepreneur

Your journey ahead


Explore disruptive technologies, new business models, context change, global challenges

Excite the hive through research findings and cross pollination

Imagine your world 20+ years out without limits

Develop the compelling story of the hero’s journey

Pulling it all together in a comic book story format
Watch the future unfold with the unveiling of your professionally designed comic book

Sample Comic Book Pages

Tim Merryweather
Tim Merryweather
Cape Town, South Africa
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I absolutely loved it! I really enjoy the challenge to conventional thinking and the creativity that results! I had a lot of fun in the time but it would have been cool to be a bit longer! I can see something like that working really well to spark innovation in a business! Or at least get people having the right conversations.
Joumana Rahime
Joumana Rahime
Nashville, Tennessee, USA
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One of the best sessions that I attended during the ExO summit! Very inspirational and great tool to help us envision the future!
Chris O'Brien
Chris O'Brien
Johannesburg, South Africa
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It was brilliant, really changed the way I look at problems and how I tackle them. The chance to tell a story with a group of people also makes it more personal. In short it was epic!
Niki Faldemolaei
Niki Faldemolaei
San Diego, California, USA
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This was a highlight session in the 3-day, mind-blowing event. Talk about engagement! I actually made decisions about my moonshot by going through this exercise and made friends in relatd fields. Thank Ken Merkel for facilitating greatness!
Paul Diepenbroek
Paul Diepenbroek
Cape Town, South Africa
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I had an awesome experience of the SciFi Hive session. Appreciating that we needed more time for completion, the time we spent storming ideas and creating a vision of the future was wonderful. Thank you for your facilitation.

Future of Hospitals

Future of Human Longevity

Future of Home Care

Future of Sick Care

Future of Emergency Medicine

Democratizing Healthcare


Our Sponsors

Check our YouTube playlist below

Below is a collection of healthcare related video we highly advise you to take a look at. To see the entire list, simply click in the top right corner of the video below to see navigate between the videos.

Interested in Sponsoring?

As a sponsor you will be able to:

  • invite your own team to participate in the event
  • be seen as a global leader in the transformation of healthcare
  • be included in a comic representation of the event leadership team along with a message to the readers
    inside the front cover
  • you’re company logo will be included as a sponsor of the event, on the site, and in the finished comic book
  • receive access to the print-ready final comic and all the other information gathered during the workshop