Innovation for Health - 13 February 2020
Innovation for Health - Shaping the future of healthcare
Innovation for Health - Shaping the future of healthcare
Innovation for Health - Shaping the future of healthcare
Innovation for Health - Shaping the future of healthcare
Innovation for Health - Shaping the future of healthcare

Global Investor Forum

Pitch - Connect - Invest!

On 13 & 14 February 2019 the third Dutch edition of the Global Investor Forum took place in Rotterdam.

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.

The program consisted out of two intensive and interactive days with participants from different countries. The first day of the Global Investor Forum - 13 February 2019 - focused on leadership development, venture growth and investment pitch preparation. The second day of Global Investor Forum - 14 February 2019 - was organized in conjunction to Innovation for Health, the leading conference for innovators in Health & Life Sciences. Here the participating companies could connect with investors in one-on-one settings and/or pitch their company to the audience. The programme was concluded with a special VIP CEO-Investor Dinner, where investors and entrepreneurs could network in an exclusive setting.

Global Investor Forum is organized by Hyphen Projects in partnership with Main Partner Health~Holland and Prof. Marianne van der Steen of MERLN Regenerative Medicine Institute of Maastricht University.

Main Partner


Loyens & Loeff


Added value of the programme to you and your company:

Gain insight in venture growth & leadership through real-life business cases.
+ Strengthen your leadership skills by self-reflection and growth area identification.
+ Learn to think as an investor and translate this to your own venture proposition.
+ Improve your pitching skills with advice and feedback from investors and serial entrepreneurs.
+ Pitch your company to various leading investors.
+ Get an overview of the latest innovations in Life Science and Health.
+ Expand your network with key players during the VIP CEO-Investor dinner.

Reboocon wins start-up pitch contest!

Reboocon has won the AXON Innovation for Health Award 2019 for the best start-up pitch at the sixth edition of Innovation for Health and the third edition of Global Investor Forum in WTC Rotterdam on 14 February 2019. Reboocon competed against River Biomedics in the plenary afternoon programme and at the end received the majority vote from the audience as the best start-up.
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Aftermovie Innovation for Health

The aftermovie of Innovation for Health 2019 is online now, including highlights of the programme and exhibition.
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Looking forward welcoming you to the next edition of Innovation for Health in 2020! (date will be announced soon)
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Photo impression 2019

Did you enjoy Innovation for Health & Global Investor Forum 2019? 

Take a look at our photo impression  and you will experience the event of 14 February all over again!
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Sponsors & Partners 2019
Main partner
Host sponsor
Erasmus MC
Host sponsor
Gemeente Rotterdam
Host sponsor
Life Sciences & Health 010
Platinum sponsor
Platinum sponsor
Janssen Diagnostics - Janssen
Gold sponsor
Medical Delta
Silver sponsor
NLC The Healthtec Venture Builder
Award sponsor
AXON Lawyers
Award sponsor
Vereniging Innovatieve Geneesmiddelen
Global Investor Forum
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