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Program 2017



 Diamond Room I: Innovation Pitches by: Mantis Therapeutics, Pepscope, SENSIKS, Sleep.Ai and Surge-On Medical


 Expo open for visitors


 Rotterdam Hall: Plenary opening by: Hans Schikan (Chairman), Topsector Life Sciences & Health
Maarten Struijvenberg, gemeente Rotterdam, David Pappie, Ministry of Economic Affairs
Sander Klous, University of Amsterdam & KMPG and Rudi Pauwels, Biocartis


 Break & Expo / IDEA pitches: USONO, the Decision Group, TNO


 Diamond Room I
+ IP & Funding
F. Schut (TL), V.O.
B. van der Baan, Agendia
C. Takke, V-Bio Ventures
H. van Barlingen, Thuja Capital

 Goudriaan Room I&II
+ Big data in a Global Village, LS&H 010, Erasmus MC and LS&H Lawyers
J. Hazelzet, Erasmus MC
N. Kien, LS&H Lawyers
W. Niessen, Erasmus MC

 Leeuwen Room I&II
+ Prevention & Health
T. Plochg (TL), NPHF
H. Cappon, Nutricia Advanced Medical Nutrition
C. Wijmenga, UMC Groningen
C. Hummels, TU Eindhoven
B. Verkerke, University of Twente, UMC Groningen

 Pen Room I&II  
+Radical Medtech innovations
I. Maes (TL), Inovigate
S. Deckers, G-Therapeutics
R. Nelissen, Leiden University
S. Stramigioli, University of Twente
M. Vrancken Peeters, Mellon Medical

 Mees Auditorium
+ Precision Medicine W. Verbiest (TL), Janssen Diagnostics
M.l Zwaal, Hubrecht Organoid Technology
R. Selles, Erasmus MC
C. Meskers, LUMC


 Lunch & Expo


 Diamond Room I
(13.00 - 13.30)
Innovation Pitches
Antelope Diagnostics Intelligent Pharma FLEX/design
Ntrans Technologies STENTiT

 Goudriaan Room I&II
(13:15 – 14:00)
Value Based Healthcare
F. van Eenennaam (TL), The Decision Group
P. van Driel, Medtronic
A. Haverhals, Santeon

 Leeuwen Room I&II
(13.15 - 14.00)
Prevention and Behaviour, LS&H 010, Gemeente Rotterdam
E. Perik (TL), City of Rotterdam
S. Denktas, Erasmus University College
T. Voorham, Community Health Centre Lijn2

 Pen Room I&II
(13.00 – 13.30)
Innovative Business Models to produce medicine, Eversheds Sutherland
M. Chatelin, Eversheds Sutherland
H. Büller, Fair Medicine



 Diamond Room I
+ E-health
P. Pelsmaeker (TL), Stg.
J. Moolenaar, Karify
M. László, Innit
J. Ebben, Siza

 Goudriaan Room I&II
( 14:15 – 15:00 )
Value of public-private partnerships, Vereniging Innovatieve Geneesmiddelen
D. van der Velden, NKI
J. Nieveen, Abbvie

 Leeuwen Room I&II
+ Entrepreneurship & valorisation
E. Claassen (TL), Free University of Amsterdam
G. Hendriks, Toxys
S. Jong Kon Chin, University
of Leiden
B.A. Millenaar, NLC

Pen Room I&II
+ RegMedXB
M. van der Steen (TL), RegMedXB
M. Cox, Xeltis
T. Oostrom, Nierstichting
C. van Blitterswijk, RegMedXB

Mees Auditorium
+ Drug Discovery & Development
N. ter Wengel (TL), Pfizer
C. Menet, Confo Therapeutics
A. Tijsterman, BioSanaPharma
J. Smeitink, Khondrion
S. van Helden, Pivot Park Screening Centre 


 Break & Expo / IDEA pitches: Project MARCH, Delft University, MEDx eHealthCenter


 Rotterdam Hall: Closing Keynote presentations by: Anne Flierman, IMDI.NL, Daniel de Boer, ProQr Therapeutics
 Upcoming Scientist Award & AXON Innovation for Health Award


 Networking drinks & Expo


 VIP Dinner & CEO Roundtables – Staal Zaal

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Call for Poster Presentations

Are you a PhD candidate working on a life sciences or healthcare topic? Present your research poster at the fifth edition of Innovation for Health conference and have a chance on winning the Upcoming Scientist Award!
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Pitch your innovation in 3 minutes!

Take the floor with an IDEA pitch and present your innovation, research or ambition for the healthcare at the heart of the conference, during the peak of the exhibition. Apply for an IDEA pitch before 12 January 2018!
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