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Thursday Gathering November 22nd

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by Simonas Baltenis in Event
October 12, 2018 comments

Thursday Gathering November 22nd

15:30–17:00 Special Event: Healthcare Innovations | How to get to the finish line - Medical Delta Café
What can researchers and companies do themselves to increase the chances that their future innovations eventually turn into actual healthcare solutions, embraced by doctors, healthcare institutions, policy makers and, of course, patients? The following experts are presenting their thoughts: Antoinnette de Bont (Erasmus University), Rudolf Scholte (Quantib), Jenny Dankelman (Delft University & LUMC) and Time Horeman (Delft University & Surge-on). Join!
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17:00–17:30 Break Out: Maximize your Venture Café Experience - Venture Café Rotterdam
During this session, we will maximize your Venture Café experience, with short introductions and new connections! We will inform you about Venture Café mission and the programming offered. You get to share what you are looking for and can make some first serendipitous connects!
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: #WelcomingEurope Campaign - Justice and Peace Netherlands
The goal is to secure 1 million signatures to pass key EU migration reform priorities. The asks focus on community sponsorship, decriminalising service-provision and defending victims of labour exploitation and human rights abuses.
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: BI/OND - Hardware for Organs’ Avatars - BIOND Solutions B.V.
BI/OND won the 2018 edition of the Accenture Innovation Awards in the theme Health! Join Cinzia Silvestri, founder of BI/OND, to take a glimpse into the future of personalized healthcare. She will introduce you BI/OND and its product, and how it will be possible to create an avatar of your organs...
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: Startup with Bolayo pot: Joining forces to reduce the plastic soup - Rotterdam Business School
Rotterdam Business School in its graduate department of the Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences, conducted a project for the BOLAYO 100% biodegradable plant pot. The project results will be shared during the RBS CONNECT at Venture Café Rotterdam.
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: Award Winning iGem Teams - ADOPE & Fifty Shades of Stress
Meet two award-winning iGEM teams from the Medical Delta region: ADOPE from Delft University of Technology as well as Fifty Shades of Stress from Leiden University, who just came back from the iGEM 2018 Giant Jamboree in Boston.
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: Smart pressure ulcer prevention - Momo Medical B.V.
Curious about our solution for pressure ulcer prevention? Come by our stand.
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: Keep your medication cool! - Meds²Go
When traveling, patients that depend on cooled medication (2-8 °C) have constant worries, which generate a lot of stress and uncertainty about the quality of their medication. It’s time to solve this problem! We invite you to meet Meds²Go!
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: (YOUNG) Medical Delta
Medical Delta is a network of life sciences, health and technology organisations. Based in the Netherlands but with global reach, the aim is to bring together the rich body of knowledge and experience present in the enterprising Rhine Delta region, and act as a catalyst for health innovation and cooperation. Also at this table, representatives of the YOUNG Medical Delta board will be available to inform you on their recent and upcoming activities.
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: Find your Purpose - Market research for Purpose
We at Purpose want to create a smart mirror where the mirror becomes the center point of your life and your purpose. Join Lester Wilson at the info table and fill in the survey of Purpose-the movement.
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: How to get grip on your health data - Drimpy
Drimpy is the online independent health platform where care consumers are able to supervise their own health (including own health/care data).
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: World Startup Factory

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17:15–17:30 Break Out: Come and listen to 7 pitches of EdTech start-ups - ECE, Plnt, YES!Delft
During a specialized validation Edu(Tech) program hosted by ECE, Plnt and YES!Delft 7 start-ups discover their product-market fit and launching customers. Join the session if you want to listen to 7 Edu(Tech) start-ups pitching their business idea.
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17:30–19:30 Break Out: Chain the Pain - Pfizer
What's the societal impact of chronic pain, and what's to gain? Do you want to connect with others and collaborate to create solutions? During the first part you will be challenged by position statements on the societal impact of chronic pain and asked about what you think is most important to change in the near future (17:30-18:30). After a short break, the second part of the session will focus on innovation (18:40-19:30). You will be inspired by interviews of professional experts - Marianna Tryfonidou (Utrecht University) and Martin Smeulers (Rijndam Arbeidsrevalidatie) - who are working on innovative solutions to reduce the societal burden of chronic pain from a unique point of view. The session will be completed by discussing participant’s future challenges, innovative ideas and needs for collaboration. Do you want to be part of the innovations of the future that will reduce the societal burden of chronic pain? Connect to the chain and make it happen!
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17:30–18:30 Break Out: From Social Awkwardness To Social Creativity - Sjoerd van Kampen
From school dropout to keynote speaker at schools. From socially anxious to musician. With this keynote Sjoerd van Kempen - experienced expert in field of autism, school drop out and now successful musician and producer - wants to take people with and without autism into his world, how music can help improve social skills and how it can help in education. Join Sjoerd's session!
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17:30–18:30 Break Out: Entrepreneurship in medicine: how patients can inspire to start a business. - MediMaat B.V.
How dit patients turn a young medicine student into an entrepreneur? Philip Croon will share his personal story and hopes he can inspire young people to think different!
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18:00–18:15 Startup Celebration: Momo Medical
Come to the Café area and meet Momo Medical at the stage: because they have something special to celebrate - and they like to do that together with you! Expect a short speech and of course the presence of the infamous celebration gong... See you at 18:00h!
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18:30–19:30 Break Out: Ask the Investor/Investee anything Q&A - InnovationQuarter/UNIIQ/Swanbridge Capital/Sensius
Are you a start-up/scale-up with burning questions for investors/investees? Now is your chance! Join the "Ask the Investor/Investee anything" Q&A session and ask our panel members, well...anything! Join to meet investors InnovationQuarter, Swanbridge, UNIIQ and "investee" Sensius!
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18:30–19:30 Break Out: Startup with Bolayo pot: Joining forces to reduce the plastic soup - Rotterdam Business School
Rotterdam Business School in its graduate department of the Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences, conducted a project for the BOLAYO 100% biodegradable plant pot. The project results will be shared during the RBS CONNECT at Venture Café Rotterdam.
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18:30–19:30 Break Out: The building blocks of blockchains - Deloitte
Everyone is talking about blockchain. But. Do you really need one? 'What are blockchains and when do you need one?' will be central in this interactive session on the applicability of blockchains in the LS&H industry. Meet Anna van Klapwijk and join this session!
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