Shaping the future of the Dutch LS&H-sector

Thursday Gathering December 12th

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by Andreas Stillman in Event
November 28, 2019 comments

Join the Shaping the Future of the Dutch Life Sciences and Health Sector event at the Rotterdam Venture Café on Thursday December 12th 2019, 17:00-20:00!

Expect inspiring break-out sessions by key players and executives of leading life sciences companies and public-private partnerships, such as:

International Dutch Life Sciences Awards  2019
On top of that, the first International Dutch Life Sciences Awards 2019 will be presented on the best new, established and patient-centered companies. The event will have a festive ending with drinks and bites, where the Life Sciences & Health community can connect and share insights. 

 

Thursday Gathering December 12th

17:00–17:30 Break Out: Have a drink with one of our team - 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: ESN Rotterdam Information Desk - Erasmus Student Network (ESN)
The Career Committee of ESN Rotterdam will hold a stimulating information session by promoting upcoming career-related events in Rotterdam at the Venture Café.
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: Nord Anglia International School Rotterdam - Nord Anglia International School Rotterdam
You want the best for your child. So do we! Meet our Admissions Director who can discuss with you how Nord Anglia supports your child to love learning and achieve more than they ever thought possible.
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: How Expat Centres help with the soft landing of international employees - Rotterdam Partners
The Rotterdam Expat Centre can help you find your way in Rotterdam and simplify your relocation. We achieve these goals by offering free, tailor- made information and services to all expats and companies employing international employees in Rotterdam. Stop by to learn more about our services and how we can help you!
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: Pitch your startup at Innovation for Health in February 2020 - Innovation for Health
Are you looking for funding or partnerships in health & life sciences? Then take the opportunity to pitch your company to more than 900 key players in Health & Life Sciences at Innovation for Health on 12 & 13 February 2020 in Rotterdam. Stop by to learn more!
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17:00–17:30 Break Out: Opening: Future of Healthcare - Health~Holland, Top Sector Life Sciences & Health
Plenary opening to the "Shaping the future of the Netherlands’ LSH sector" program. How do we keep our healthcare affordable, accessible and of high quality? Knowledge institutions, industry, government and end-users join forces to realize the Health & Care missions for the future. Carmen van Vilsteren, chair of Top Sector Life Sciences & Health, will be providing a keynote.
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: Numinous - design to fight burnout - Numinous Development Team
To fight symptoms of stress and burnout, we designed Numinous - a unique biofeedback tool that lets you regain control over your body. Come to our info-table, try out our prototypes and tell us what you think!
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: Alliances in Medical Device Development - IDE Group
Medical Device Development is a multi-disciplinary adventure. Finding the right partners and building string alliances is key. At the IDE info table we will discuss this topic and have the opportunity to explore opportunities!
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17:30–18:00 Break Out: Get a Tour Through CIC! Explore the beautifully designed innovation center - CIC
Venture Café is located in Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC). Are you curious about the rest of the space? Join a tour through this beautifully designed innovation center!
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17:30–18:00 Break Out: Biotech perspective on Outcome Based Healthcare in the Netherlands - Amgen BV
Due to ageing population and burden of chronic illnesses, the healthcare system is facing many challenges. Together with other parties, Amgen wants to ensure that our health care system is future proof. Hosted by Marika Murto and Jannie van den Broek. Join the discussion!
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17:30–18:00 Break Out: Economic Challenges and Opportunities in Health & Care - Health~Holland, Top Sector Life Sciences & Health
An interactive session on how we can collaborate to leverage the economic opportunities of the new Mission-Driven Top Sectors and Innovation Policy and tackle its economic challenges.
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17:30–18:00 Break Out: Translating Nobel Prize winning science into transformative medicines - Alnylam
After 17 years of effort and billions of dollars raised and invested in R&D, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals is now introducing an entirely new class of medicines to transform the lives of patients with rare diseases. Join this session hosted by Anant Murthy to learn from what Alnylam is doing in Holland.
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18:00–19:00 Break Out: GET CHALLENGED by RJD - Rotterdamse Jongensdromen
Frederic Marcillaud, serial entrepreneur and business coach, challenges you to tweak your business model so you can do 48 hours of work in 24 hours and grow your company rapidly!
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18:15–18:45 Break Out: Public Private Partnerships - Oncode Institute & Human Organ and Disease Model Technologies
Join this session to hear two stories around public-private partnership in the Life Sciences and Health sector. Oncode Institute's Angus Livingstone, and hDMT Human Organ and Disease Model Technologies' Janny van der Eijnden-van Raaij, will be your hosts.
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18:15–18:45 Break Out: The Dragon is Back! - Erasmus MC
Natural selection, bacteria and the komodo dragon... This blood-curdling seminar shows a number of special evolution-driven processes that provide relevant insights for diagnosis and therapy of the future. Your host: Peter van der Spek, Professor at Department of Pathology & Clinical Bioinformatics, Erasmus MC.
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18:15–18:45 Break Out: Accreditation, Designation and Brexit - BSI, a Medical Devices Notified Body in The Netherlands
During the session, the process of accreditation and the process of designation as a Medical Devices Notified Body will be discussed. Furthermore, the impact of a (potential) Brexit on Certification will be discussed. Your host will be Albert Roossien, Regulatory Lead at BSI group.
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19:00–19:30 Break Out: International Dutch Life Sciences Awards - Invest in Holland & Health~Holland
This year Invest in Holland & Health~Holland are proud to officially launch the International Dutch Life Sciences Awards 2019. The awards will be presented to the best new, established and patient-centered companies helping to drive and inspire the Dutch Life Sciences & Health ecosystem. Join the hosts and nominees in the Café area!
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These are the confirmed events so far. Changes to the program may occur.

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