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

River Biomedics

River BioMedics - Closer to the Heart

River BioMedics develops 3D human heart models based on stem cell technology that are able to mimic the pumping function of the human heart. We have validated our models with a set of drugs known to affect the heart, and aim to sell the use of these models to pharmaceutical companies for them to develop their new drugs in exchange for upfront and milestone payments. We envision to revolutionize drug discovery!

Speaker: Lisanne Blauw, Co-founder & Business developer

Together with Marcelo Ribeiro (CEO/CSO) and Robert Passier (scientific advisor), Lisanne is co-founder of River BioMedics. She is currently working as a business developer for the start-up company. Lisanne did her PhD research in Leiden at the department of Medicine division of Endocrinology of the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC), where she studied genetic determinants of cardiovascular disease. Currently, she is holding a Postdoc position at this department. Her background is in Medicine (BSc, LUMC), and at the moment she is finishing the last year of her Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering at Delft University of Technology.
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An exciting part of the programme is the yearly start-up pitch contest. Ten start-up companies will get the opportunity to pitch their company and healthcare innovation to key players and decision makers in Health & Life sciences sector on 14 February at Innovation for Health and Global Investor Forum! Find out who is selected to compete in the yearly start-up pitch contest!
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Main partner
Host sponsor
Erasmus MC
Host sponsor
Gemeente Rotterdam
Host sponsor
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Janssen Diagnostics - Janssen
Gold sponsor
Medical Delta
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NLC The Healthtec Venture Builder
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