Innovation for Health - 15-16 April 2021
Innovation for Health - Shaping the future of healthcare

I4H Bootcamp & Global Investor Forum

12 & 13 February 2020 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Programme overview I4H Bootcamp & Global Investor Forum 2020

The programme for I4H2021 and the Global Investor Forum is taken shape at the moment. To get an idea, take a look at the programme of the 2020 edition below.
The programme of Innovation for Health Global Investor Forum 2020 consisted of many different sessions.

Day 1: 12 February at Loyens & Loeff Rotterdam office

08.30 Registration for I4H Bootcamp & GIF opens

I4H Bootcamp*
Opening & Pitch Training:
Storytelling for success
Learn how to pitch an irresistible story—
to generate funding, growth, and authority
for your healthcare organization.
Trainer: G. Marzio, Chiaro

Practice your Pitch, part I**
Panel: G. Marzio, Chiaro,
F. Verduyn, LSP
R. Basaiawmoit, Aarhus University

*for start-ups
including feedback by panel


Global Investor Forum
Opening & welcome
Leadership & venture-growth
business case

M. van der Steen, UM & Regmed XB
K. Wiedhaup, McKinsey & Company

10.45  Coffee & tea break

I4H Bootcamp*
Practice your Pitch, part II**

**for start-ups
**including feedback by panel

Presenting (inter)national
life science hubs

Intro by M. Vink & K. Daamen,
Invest in Holland

B. Drees - Pivot Park
J. Maas - Smart Health Amsterdam

F. Smit - Utrecht Science Park
B. Hirtz - Medicen Paris Region

N. Popken - LSH010 Rotterdam
R. Wolbers - Briskr/Novio Tech

Entrepreneurial Leadership

K. Wiedhaup, McKinsey & Company

12.45  Lunch

Workshop Healthnovum
& Lab1891

Interactive escape room game:
implementing an innovation
in a healthcare institution
Powered by MSD
Intro by J. Meeuwissen & J. Verhoef, MSD

EMA Round Table
Future of precision medicine
& regenerative medicine
Moderated by C. Ross-van Dorp,
Agora Foundation

M. van der Steen, UM & Regmed XB
B. Leufkens, Utrecht University

Pitches - Biotech
Chaired by C.van den Brink,
Axon Laywers
Panel: A. Franken, Gilde Healthcare
& J. Audet, Forbion

14.45  Coffee & tea break

Perfecting Partnerships for
Life Sciences Start-up Succes

Organised by JLABS

Moderator M. Holden, Jlabs

G. Bevelander, Johnson & Johnson Innovation
● F. Maclaughlin, INKEF Capital
T. de Jonge, Loyens & Loeff
S. Braam, Ncardia

CEO-wanted session
in cooperation with
Healthy Ideas, Healthy Returns

● K. Ver Donck, University of Luxembourg
● D. Kijlstra, Lumento Therapeutics

Pitches - Medtech
E. Vrijland, Nightbalance & Philips 
G. Holla, Innovation Quarter
L. Koole, Philips Health Technology Ventures
16.15  Coffee & tea break

Workshop funding
E. van Wezel, BGV
● G. Bos-Grootaers, ZonMw

Workshop IP
By Axon Lawyers

C. van den Brink, Axon Lawyers 

Pitches - Digital & AI
Chaired by L. Fleuren, Amsterdam UMC 
P. Haasjes, Nextgen Ventures
F. van Gerwen, CbusineZ

Legal aspects of
scaling your business

By Loyens & Loeff

T. de Jonge, Loyens & Loeff
D. Fransen van de Putte, Loyens & Loeff

17.45  Drinks & walking dinner
 Announcement of the 9 winning pitchers that will present on 13 February in the Start-up pitch contest.
20.00  End of day I

Day 2: 13 February at De Doelen ICC in Rotterdam

 08.15   Registration open for morning sessions



Fostering Entrepreneurship
● Moderator B. Haex, EIT Health
R. Basaiawmoit, Aarhus University
L. vd Burgwal, VU Amsterdam
B. Haex, EIT Health

Fast-tracking Health

● Moderator C.van Vilsteren,
C. Moons, Hii~Holland
M. Rovers, Hii~Holland
K. vd Klauw, e/MTIC

'Moonshots for Health'

Pitches by young scientists

Brain & AI interplay
● Moderator J. Maas, Amsterdam
Economic Board
N. Rouleaux, Maastricht University
W. v. Hecke, icometrix
W. IJsselstein, TU/e

Women's Networking

A. Jorritsma, NVP
S. Moitra, Transform Exponential
Starting at 08:30!
 09.30  Registration & exhibition open

Plenary opening
 Ton van der SteenChairman I4H2020

Keynote presentation
How big data and AI facilitate precision medicine: the medical imaging perspective
Wiro Niessen, Erasmus MC, TU Delft & Quantib

Speak your Mind Speeches
Marcel LeviUniversity College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Ton RijndersLygature & Oncode
Onno van de Stolpe, Galapagos
Carmen van Vilsteren & Clemence Ross-van Dorp, Health~Holland
Sjaak Vink, TheSocialMedwork

 11.00  Coffee & tea break
 11.30 Scale-up Presentations
● Moderator E. Meijer, Accenture
● A. Baak, Euretos AI Platform
● H. Vietor, MAT Biotech
● B. Seegers, Orikami
● L. Price, OcellO
● A; Belien, Rejuvenate Biomed
● W. Hierneis, Lipozyt Marker
● M. Tokarski, Genomtec

'Pick our Brains' session with
Biotech's Captains of Industry
● Edwin Moses
Hans Schikan
Onno van de Stolpe

Registration required:
for entrepreneurs & CEOs of biotech
companies only

How (Companion) Diagnostics
Play a Crucial Role
in Personalised Medicine

By Codex4SMEs
● Moderator L. Baas, Innovation Quarter
HJ Guchelaar, LUMC
T. Hankemeier, Leiden University
W. Vader, VitroScan
J. Lunenberg, Enpicom

AI and the brain:
science impact for business

By Medical Delta
● Moderator W. Niessen, Erasmus MC, TU
Delft & Quantib
E. Bron, Erasmus MC
S. Yousefi, LUMC
D. Maresca, TU Delft
L.v. Amerongen, Medical Delta
Stimulating Innovation by Collaboration
By Janssen Pharmaceutica
● Moderator B. van Zijl Langhout, J&J
E. Fernandez-Kleinlein, Jlabs
R. Vries, HUB
P. Roevens, J&J
A. Klink, VGZ
 12.30  Lunch
 13.30 Reimbursement of ATMPs
● N. Moll, EFPIA
● R. Wenselaar, Menzis
● M. van Raaij, Dutch Ministry of Health

Scaling Biotech Innovation
By RegMed XB & DCVA
F. Vijselaar, Ministerie EZK
● M. vd Steen, RegMed XB
R. De Ree, DCVA
K. Wiedhaup, Mckinsey

E-health for

Moderator A. vd Sande, Business Coach
E. Talboom, Saltro
C. Rijcken, Pharmi
AI and Digital
Twinning in Healthcare

By Eindhoven University of Tech (TU/e)
Moderator P. van Gorp, TU/e
● P. de With, TU/e
N. van Riel, TU/e
Cultivating a culture
of innovation in healthcare

● E.J. v Lieshout, AMC &
Dutch Internal Medicine Association
M. Levi, University College London Hospitals
 14.15  Coffee & tea break
 14.30 The benefits of an innovation
ecosystem for the success
of your organization

By Kadans
H. Schikan, Health-Holland
P. Jansen, Arup
R. Wolbers, Novio Tech Campus
T. Straeter, Kadans Science Partner

Doctor and Data: Symbiosis
in favor of the patient

By GE Healthcare & Roche
M. van Oijen, Amsterdam UMC
& Cancer Center Amsterdam

Data technologies now:
from equipment to decision support

By Sioux

B. van der Linden, Sioux Technologies

Biotech Breakthroughs
Moderator C. Kluit, MSD
E. Beirnaert, Aelin Therapeutics
I. Huitinga, Netherlands Brain Bank
T. Brummelkamp, Scenic Biotech
T. Knotnerus, Agomab
 Solving Alzheimer
W. vd Flier, VUmc
N. Prins, Alzheimer Center Amsterdam
M. de Vugt, Alzheimer Center Limburg 
J. Kimpen, Philips
M. Blom, Alzheimer Nederland
Start-up Pitch Contest
● Moderator C. vd Brink
F. De Rubertis, Medicxi
D. Chahal, SkylineDx & Van Herk
T. Cohen Tervaert, INKEF
 15.45  Coffee & tea break

Plenary closing
Panel discussion Investment Climate
J. de KerpelKempen | F. De RubertisMedicxi | J. vd WinkelGenmab | J. MuijrersPureTech Health | T. MolenaarNVP

Keynote Presentation
Unifying all future things healthcare by delight
Koen KasHealthSkouts & Ghent University

AXON Start-up Pitch Award
Announcement & presentation of the winning pitch

 17.30  Closing Reception
 18.15  Transportation to VIP dinner
 18.45  VIP dinner at Dudok in het Park
 22.00  End of Innovation for Health 2020

I4H Award

The audience picked Healthy Mind, Iova and PharmaCytics as their top 3 pitchers and of these the jury chose PharmaCytics as the winner of the Axon Innovation for Health Award.

Read the press release


Find out if one of our photographers has captured you or your organisation!

Go to photo gallery

Stay up-to-date

Want to be sure to never miss any upcoming announcements? Sign up for the I4H newsletter and we will keep you informed about the 2021 edition!
Sign up now

Sponsors & Partners 2020
Host sponsor
Erasmus MC
Host sponsor
Gemeente Rotterdam
Host sponsor
Life Sciences & Health 010
Platinum sponsor
Platinum sponsor
Gold sponsor
Silver sponsor
Silver sponsor
Programme Sponsor AI
Award sponsor
AXON Lawyers
Media sponsor
Powered by
Hyphen Projects
© 2020 Innovation for Health
Hyphen Projects uses cookies to remember certain preferences.
By continuing to use this site, you consent to our use of cookies. For more information, read: