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Thursday Gatherings

We host a weekly gathering every Thursday from 17:00-20:00. A great opportunity to get well-connected to the local and global innovation community. Also we offer a freely accessible program full of sessions to gain knowledge and get inspired – all in English.

Feel free to drop by anytime on any Thursday! Check-in starts at 16:30.

See our upcoming Weekly Program below or check out our full Year Program here!

 

February
Monthly theme
Life Sciences, Health & Wellbeing


Healthy Resources

Thursday Gathering February 20th

17:00–17:30 Break Out: Impact Report 2019 - Venture Café Rotterdam
During this session, we present the impact we made together as a community in 2019. And we will explore the impact we will make in the future with you!
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: Nocto - The Instagram for Nightlife - Nocto International B.V.
Nocto is expanding into Rotterdam, Eindhoven and Utrecht! Are you interested in nightlife, digital media, apps, hospitality, student communities and/or tourism? Come by!
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: Rotterdam100 Case Competition - Rotterdam100
The Rotterdam100 is a Next Economy case competition where students and corportates solve the societal & business challenges of Rotterdam. Still open to applications via www.rotterdam100.nl
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17:00–18:00 Break Out: Extraordinary Life - Rotterdam Spouse initiative
“We all have an authentic self, just waiting to be unleashed. During this interactive session, you will discover who you truly are at the core; exploring what energizes you and the impact you want to make.
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: Mobility Lab 2020 - Mobility Lab
Mobility Lab is back and we're looking for all kinds of smart mobility solutions!
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: YOUNG Medical Delta - YOUNG Medical Delta
YOUNG Medical Delta connects students and young professionals who share a passion for medical technology and opens up new opportunities for them to explore.
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: Do you want to make impact with IT? - Worth Internet Systems
Come talk to us and learn about career opportunities at Worth
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17:30–18:30 Break Out: Subsidies in Life Science & Health - Sira Incentives
Looking for non-dilutive funding for your company? In this breakout session we will present our expertise and provide information about many types of financing possibilities, for example the MIT feasibility study (€20.000 subsidy, deadline in april)
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17:30–19:30 Office Hours: GDPR in healthcare - Viadine Juridisch Advies
The processing of personal data is especially important within professional health care. What is and what isn't allowed under the GDPR?
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17:30–19:00 Info Table: Stop and smell the flowers - Irene Anggreeni
So you've moved here for a better life, or you've joined your loved one. It takes grit to overcome the experience of being uprooted and to rebuild connections with/in your new home. Stop by & share your story with us. Get expert advice at our table.
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17:30–18:30 Break Out: GE Healthcare Talent Program - GE Healthcare
Learn all about GE Healthcare and the opportunities for talent at this multinational corporation.
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18:00–18:30 Break Out: Data Analyst Talent Night - Work on a real world project
This session is for every data -analyst -scientist & -engineer who would like to work on a real world project. We will propose & discuss several ideas with the goal of forming teams, assigning roles and building your first project for your portfolio.
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18:00–19:00 Break Out: The 3 Health Secrets for Entrepreneurs that no doctor ever tells you - Heleniq A Consulting
The 3 Health Secrets for Entrepreneurs that no doctor ever tells you and often doesn't know about.Learn 3 subtle life changing body mind performance enhancers. With the food and health crises, the more knowledge we have the more empowered we become.
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18:30–19:30 Break Out: Decision-making Made Easy - Carolien van den Akker
You are an ambitious professional who aspires to have an impact. But boy, it can be hard to be confident about every decision you make. Carolien teaches you how to connect with your inner compass so that you make choices that suit your goals 100%.
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18:30–19:30 Break Out: Working in the Netherlands? Explaining the why and how - Nuffic: Holland Career Ambassadors
During this presentation you will learn from 2 Holland Career Ambassadors - fellow international alumni who have found a job here -what it is like to work in the Netherlands.
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18:30–19:30 Break Out: Fair Medicine; a new way to develop medicines - Fair Medicine
The pricing of medicines is on the top of the public debate. Stable supply of medicines has become an issue. Fair Medicine develops new models to contribute to a healthy and sustainable pharmaceutical industry.
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18:30–19:15 Break Out: Technical Medicine: Healthcare of the future - S.V.K.T. Variscopic
The safe and innovative use of medical technology calls for healthcare professionals with a specific skillset. Technical Medicine is an unique interdisciplinary program training specialists in both medical and technical expertise.
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These are the confirmed events so far. Changes to the program may occur.
Healthy Boundaries

Thursday Gathering February 27th

17:00–19:00 Info Table: Innovation is looking for pilot companies
We want you!! If you are owner of a startup with 1 or more colleagues, and would like to have a local/national number for a professional exposure. We will launch the next gen communication system, on your mobile, in an app. No fixed phones needed!
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: The importance of promotional merchandise - CSE Europe
At our table we share information about the essence of using promotional merchandise for brand awareness.
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: Chivas Venture Drinks - Chivas Regal
Every year, Chivas gives away $1 million to start ups that want to make a positive change. Come to our Chivas bar to enjoy a complimentary Chivas & Mandarin Soda and find out more.
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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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17:30–18:15 Break Out: Information session Healthcare Technology programme - InnovationQuarter
Are you a healthcare innovation company looking to scale-up? Do you need better connections in the region and with the healthcare institutes?
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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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18:00–18:30 Break Out: JCDecaux Nurture Program - JCDecaux
JCDecaux Nurture is our referral based programme designed to help brands scale by generating fame through outdoor advertising.
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18:00–18:30 Info Table: JCDecaux Nurture Program - JCDecaux
JCDecaux Nurture is our referral based programme designed to help brands scale by generating fame through outdoor advertising.
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18:30–19:30 Break Out: The current legal landscape for health apps and health software - Bird & Bird
Active in the field of digital health, health apps or software, but not familiar with the current legal landscape? Fenna and Hester will walk you through the most important topics and current changes in the legislative framework.
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18:30–19:00 Break Out: From Lab to Market: Bridging Innovation Valley of Death in Practice - Orange Accelerator B.V.
For many startups to create their corporation & for many early stage companies to scale up, national boundaries are constraints that hold them from growing. To break the boundaries & bridge innovation valley of death in practice, there is a solution!
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18:30–19:15 Break Out: Discover the Innovation & Funding landscape - Hezelburcht
Is innovation in your company’s DNA? There are lots of funding opportunities for innovative (research) projects on a regional, national and European level. Be informed and inspired and realise your organisation’s ambitions!
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19:00–19:45 Break Out: Mindful Movement for Innovators - Yoga Netherlands
Incorporating mindful movement into your daily routine is imperative for preventing burnout. Brittney will share tips on recharging your battery, and some simple postures to correct all of the “mistreatment” you do to your body on a daily basis.
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These are the confirmed events so far. Changes to the program may occur.

 

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