The 31st International Conference of the international Society for Medical Innovation and Technology (iSMIT) will take place in Heilbronn, Germany from Thursday, October 10th to Saturday, October 13th 2019. The theme of the congress will be Technology drives medicine. The meeting will be held at the Congress Centre Harmonie, located in the centre of Heilbronn, an inspiring city, which combines a history of wine cultivation with modern industry of car production (AUDI), food technology and alternative energy sources. In 2019, Heilbronn will host the German Garden Expo. The meeting will focus on minimally invasive surgery including flexible surgery and robotics, which concerns all faculties like urology, surgery, gynaecology, and ENT. Further topics are interventional radiology, computer-assisted medicine, nanotechnology and nanomedicine, smart technologies, future OR and logistics, vision for the future, next generation technologies.