European Digital HealthTech Conference 2024


Marco Marsella

European Commission

Director for Digital, EU4Health and Health Systems Modernisation, DG SANTE


Marco Marsella is Director for “Digital, EU4Health and Health Systems Modernisation” at the European Commission’s Directorate General for Health and Food Safety (DG SANTE). Previously, Mr Marsella was Head of Unit for "eHealth, Well-Being, Ageing" and Deputy Director for "Digital Society, Trust & Cybersecurity" at the European Commission's Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (DG CONNECT). Notable initiatives that he had a leading role in include the EU COVID Certificate, contact tracing apps, and research and innovation endeavours related to digital innovations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Moreover, Mr Marsella supervised the 1 Million Genomes Initiative and the European Cancer Images Initiative. Prior to his current position, Mr Marsella has held various other roles within the European Commission, including Head of Unit for "Learning, Multilingualism, Accessibility" responsible for the Web Accessibility Directive, for digital language technologies, and Safer Internet for Children.

This speaker will participate in the following sessions