Marianne van der Steen
Prof. Entrepreneurship in Healthcare, Maastricht University
16:00 - 17:30
Fireside chat Mergers & Acquisitions as innovation strategy
Marianne van der Steen is Professor of Entrepreneurship in Healthcare at the Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University (MERLN). Her research focus is on biomedical entrepreneurship, specifically on the growth of ventures. At MERLN, Marianne is responsible for biomedical entrepreneurship education and valorization from the lab to a spin-off company. Marianne is part of the leadership team and start-up director of REGMED XB, a cross border consortium that translates groundbreaking RM technologies into commercial products and companies that will deliver cure and effective solutions for patients. Marianne is founder and managing director of the Global Investor Forum and the Global Scale Up Program. She is the founder and member of the advisory board of the MBI Life Sciences and Health.