Global Investor Forum
Pitch - Connect - Invest!
Matching private capital with investment-ready start-ups and scale-ups!
The Global Investor Forum facilitates private capital match with promising investment-ready biomed and healthcare start-ups, scale-ups and tech transfer opportunities. The forum creates a powerful network of leading biomed entrepreneurs, formal and informal investors, physician key-opinion leaders and innovation executives to enable the next step of biomed and healthcare ventures. The investor forum offers an excellent platform for leading VC's and entrepreneurs and CEO's of innovative companies to meet each other, to discuss investment opportunities, to expand and strenghten business network for future partnerships.
On 1 February 2018 the Global Investor Forum will be organised in conjunction to the fifth edition of Innovation for Health in partnership with Health~Holland and MERLN Regenerative Medicine Institute of Maastricht University. As a result this will be the biggest venture capital forum in the Netherlands dedicated specifically to Life Sciences & Health. During this day various promising investment-ready start-ups and scale-up ventures from Life Sciences, Regenerative Medicine, Medical Devices and E-health will be showcased.
Chairman of Global Investor Forum 2018
Program Global Investor Forum
|09:00||Welcome by Chairman Hans Schikan|
|+ Jan van de Winkel, President & CEO Genmab|
|+ Travis McCready, President & CEO Massachusetts Life Sciences Center|
|12:35||Lunch break at the expo|
|13:15||Leadership panel discussion : Founder-CEO or appointed-CEO with:|
|+ Onno van der Stolpe, CEO Galapagos|
|+ Edward van Wezel, Managing Partner BioGeneration Ventures|
|+ Erik van den Berg, CEO AM-Pharma|
|+ Anne Portwich, Partner LSP|
|+ Barend Mons, Scientific Lead DTL Data|
|+ Maarten Steinbuch, Professor Eindhoven University of Technology|
|+ Annelien Bredenoord, Professor UMC Utrecht|
|16:45||Panel discussion Ethics with:|
|+ Rene Bernards, NKI & Qameleon & Agendia|
|+ Jacquelien Noordhoek, CEO of Dutch CF Foundation|
|+ Mark van Houdenhoven, CEO of St Maartenskliniek|
|+ Paul Korte, Janssen & Vereniging Innovatieve Geneesmiddelen|
|17:15||Award ceremony best start-up pitch & AXON Innovation for Health Award 2018|
|18:15||VIP & CEO-Investor Dinner, with keynote speeches:|
|+ Onno van de Stolpe, CEO Galapagos|
|+ Kees Been, CEO Lysosomal Therapeutics Inc.|
A part of the Global Investor Forum are the "Meet the Investor" sessions. These sessions offers entrepreneurs and investors the possiblity to have one-on-one meetings during the conference. The investor list can be found on this page. Investors can have their own investor-table at the conference. All attending start-ups and scale-up delegates can request for private 20-minute meetings with investors in advance. Once the request is accepted by the investor, the meeting will be arranged and will be scheduled for you via the app.
Join the VIP & CEO-Investor Dinner
The program of Global Investor Forum and Innovation for Health 2018 concludes with the special VIP CEO-Investor Dinner, that will provide you with an exclusive opportunity to connect with leaders from industry, science and finance, while enjoying a delightful dinner and music. Keynote speeches of two remarkable entrepreneursl and entertainment will give the evening additional highlights. Click here to see who will be attending the VIP CEO-Investor Dinner.
Investors and CEOs of start-up and scale-up companies can use this registration form to register as delegate and/or book a CEO-Investor Dinner ticket.