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.
Register for I4H2020
After six succesful editions, the seventh edition of Innovation for Health will be organised on 13 February 2020 in De Doelen ICC in Rotterdam. Each year over 800 business & science leaders come together at I4H to get updated about the latest trends and innovations and to meet the key players from the sector.
Are you highly motivated, driven to build your competences and to bring your innovation for healthcare forward? Then seize the opportunity and take part in the I4H Bootcamp on 12 & 13 February 2020! Improve your venture skills and increase your insights in entrepreneurship and innovation. More information
Contribute to I4H2020
Do you want to capture the attention of our 800+ high-level attendees in key positions? Contribute to the 7th edition of Innovation for Health on 13 February 2020 and benefit from the diverse sponsorship, exhibition and speaking opportunities that this conference has to offer you! Contact us for all opportunities