Innovation for Health - 14 February 2019
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Innovation for Health - Shaping the future of healthcare
Innovation for Health - Shaping the future of healthcare
Innovation for Health - Shaping the future of healthcare

Practical Information

All the practical information you need to know before the conference.

WTC Rotterdam

Location

Innovation for Health takes place on Thursday 14 February 2019 at WTC Rotterdam. The building can be recognized by its oval shape with green glass.

World Trade Center Rotterdam
Beursplein 37
2011 AA Rotterdam
The Netherlands
Tel: +31(0)10 405 44 44  

Travel

Public transport
The best way to get to WTC is to use public transportation. From train station Rotterdam Centraal:

- Metro to station Beurs (exit Beursplein)
- Tram 8, 21, 23, 24 or 25 to Beurs
- Walking (approx. 10 min), follow the signs Stadhuis/Beurs

You can plan your trip using www.9292.nl/en

Car park WTC-Beursplein (former WTC-V&D parking)
We advice delegates to park their car in the adjacent WTC-Beursplein multi-storey car park. There are a total of over 500 parking spaces. This parking is open 24/7. The parking rate is € 3.00 per hour, max. € 30 a day.

Navigation:
Leeuwenstraat 2, 3011 AL Rotterdam

Please note that due to roadworks at the Coolsingel, some streets might be closed. Consult the website(s) http://www.decoolsingel.nl/ or https://www.rotterdamonderweg.nl/ for information about accessibility.

Hotel

There are different hotels on walking distance of WTC Rotterdam. Please find a list of some of these hotels below:

NH Atlanta Hotel **** (located just across the street)

The Art Deco-style NH Atlanta Rotterdam hotel is right at the heart of the city, just steps away from shops, restaurants and nightlife. For business travellers, there are conference centers very close to hand. They have many beautiful rooms as well as 6 spacious apartments, which make a great home-from-home. Some rooms look out onto Rotterdam’s main street. The executive rooms include bathrobe, slippers and turn-down service. The hotel offers free Wi-Fi. Their bar and restaurant with French cuisine take you back to a bygone era with their beautiful Art Deco style.

Hilton Hotel Rotterdam ***** (5 minutes walking distance)

Hilton Rotterdam is set in the heart of the vibrant city center - alive with cafes, restaurant and cultural events. Situated within walking distance of the Rotterdam Central Station, and between the entertainment, business and shopping district, the hotel is the perfect place to explore all that Rotterdam has to offer.
A fusion of classic elegance and stylish modernity, Hilton Rotterdam is the ultimate urban retreat. The 254 rooms and suites exude timeless décor, authentic Dutch ambience and home-style warmth. Guests staying in an Executive Room or Suite have access to the exclusive Executive Lounge, where complimentary breakfast is served. Hilton Rotterdam is proud to host three exciting and enigmatic restaurant concepts. The Stadshal Bar & Restaurant is at the heart of the hotel, serving Brasserie-style dishes – the ideal place for breakfast, lunch, high tea and dinner. Joelia by Mario Ridder is the highly-anticipated new restaurant to take up residence at Hilton Rotterdam, with French oriented cuisine and both classic and innovative dishes. HUGH is the perfect place to catch up over a cocktail or a bite to eat.

Holiday Inn Express Rotterdam - Central Station *** (5 minutes walking distance)

Situated in the heart of Rotterdam, Holiday Inn Express Rotterdam – Central Station is right next to the city centre shopping area. This hotel features soundproof and spacious accommodation with free Wi-Fi.
All rooms in Holiday Inn Express are equipped with an LCD TV with international channels, tea and coffee making facilities and air-conditioning. Each room has an en suite bathroom with a walk-in shower.
Guests can enjoy a drink at the bar and snacks, sandwiches and drinks can be bought from the vending machines in the lobby. Guests can also eat out at one of the restaurants in the surrounding area of the hotel.
This hotel is located next to the central station of Rotterdam, which easily connects you to different parts of the city. The Euromast Tower is a 20-minute drive away by public transport and the Holland Casino is only 300 metres from the hotel.

Calling entrepreneurs for pitches!

Are you looking to raise capital or to find partners to co-develop your healthcare solution? Do you want more exposure for your company and your products amongst decision makers in health & Life Sciences? We have room for 10 start-ups and 6 scale-up companies to pitch their healthcare innovation to key players in Health & Life Sciences.
More information

Calling entrepreneurs for pitches!
Programme overview now online!

The (provisional) programme of Innovation for Health 2019 is now online! Are you as excited as we are about the themes, sessions and speakers of this years' edition?
Check this years' programme

Programme overview 2019
We are looking for designers!

Did you develop an innovative product or concept for a current complex problem within healthcare? Register for the Design Expo and showcase your innovation on the exhibition.

Participation is free of charge, deadline for application:
5 December 2018.  More information

Join the Design Expo!
Sponsors & Partners
Main partner
Health~Holland
Host sponsor
Erasmus MC
Host sponsor
Gemeente Rotterdam
Host sponsor
Life Sciences & Health 010
Platinum sponsor
MSD
Platinum sponsor
Janssen Diagnostics - Janssen
Gold sponsor
Medical Delta
Silver sponsor
NLC The Healthtec Venture Builder
Sponsor
Kempen
Award sponsor
AXON Lawyers
Award sponsor
Genmab
Partner
Vereniging Innovatieve Geneesmiddelen
Partner
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