The need for care is rising and the affordability of care is under pressure. That’s why The Growth Accelerator (Groeiversneller) is committed to targeted care that is accessible and affordable. For a healthier and happier life for everyone. We are looking for new ways of organizing, new business models and the use and development of new technologies and knowledge to improve the quality of life.
The role of technology in healthcare and preventive health is increasing at a rapid pace. Medtech, eHealth and remote care all had an accelerated adoption rate in the last year, partly due to the covid-19 pandemic.
This leads to all kinds of new opportunities for the development of new technologies in health. One of the interesting areas here is the use of sensor technology combined with data capture and analysis to diagnose, monitor and even predict the health of patients.
For our region, the start of OnePlanet Research Center leads to new opportunities in this area. OnePlanet (a multidisciplinary collaboration between the Radboud University, Radboud UMC, Wageningen University & Research and imec) will provide a boost in the development of new sensing and digital technologies and their adaptation in the clinical practice.
During this meeting examples of innovations as well as the future plans of the OnePlanet consortium in relation to the regional health ecosystem will be addressed;
– Future plans of OnePlanet in our region by Chris van Hoof (MD OnePlanet);
– Two entrepreneurs explaining the added value from joint projects;
1. Martijn Vastenburg (ConnectedCare)
2. Hans Niendieker (Ivido)
– The importance of this cooperation by Harry van Goor (prof. Radboudumc)
16:00: Start event
17:00: Online networking
17:30: End of event
Presentations are in English and the entrance is free. We welcome new guests, so please feel free to pass on this invitation to relevant people in your network!
The monthly meetings Science Meets Business aim to connect people and exchange knowledge in the world of science and business.
The topic of the SMB meeting on March 4th was cooperation with OnePlanet. OnePlanet is a new initiative by IMEC together with Wageningen University, Radboudumc and Radboud University. Their focus is on technology innovations in Food, Health and our environment. The Oneplanet Program can play a major role in our region in the next decade in terms of the invention of new technologies, the validation of those and in sucessfully bringing these to the market. In order for this to be successful we need a strong cooperation between science and business. Therefore we are happy to have Chris van Hoof, CEO of the OnePlanet organisation as our keynote speaker. We do hope that this will be a fruitful cooperation between our ecosystem and that of OnePlanet. Chris gave an overview of some of the cool projects they are working on and how he looks towards future collaboration on creating impact.
After his presentation we saw two pitches of startup companies that already collaborate with OnePlanet:
Our last keynote speaker from this SMB Meeting is Harry van Goor, Prof. dr. at Radboudumc. He is primarily engaged in research in the field of gastrointestinal surgery, surgical education and innovation. He talked about the importance of collaboration in innovation from his perspective as a medical doctor and the need of monitoring real patients in studies like the Virtual Patient Monitoring Platform. From a pilot to a business case means you can innovate patients healthcare, but what are the obstacles in this process, and what do we learn?