Invitation CVN meeting on June 10, 2016; Meeting the Hub

It is our pleasure to invite you to the next CVN meeting on Friday June 10th, 2016 at Novio Tech Campus in Nijmegen. The theme is: Meeting the Hub. Regional Hubs are an important stakeholder in co-creation of successful ecosystems. The objective of this CVN is to get a better understanding of how corporates, startups and hubs can join forces and strengthen each other.

Members of CVN are (R&D intensive) corporations from the Netherlands and neighbouring countries active in corporate venturing and open innovation. CVN is an informal network of senior representatives, sharing their knowledge and experiences around open innovation and corporate business development; moreover developing mutual new business opportunities.

Date:             June 10, 2016
Time:             12:00 –  17:00 hrs
Venue:           Novio Tech Campus, Transistorweg 5, 6534 AT Nijmegen


During this CVN meeting you will learn more about the health tech and life science ecosystem and its players. A large part of the agenda will be dedicated to the role of the regional hubs. Several stakeholders will pitch their view followed by interactive round table discussions.

12.00 – 12.30    Walk-in and registration (lunch is available)
12.30 – 14.00    Welcome and Introduction of Science Meets Business (John Schalken) and of Health Valley (Victor Haze) followed by a tour of the Novio Tech Campus
14.00 – 14:45    How to improve the collaboration between Corporates, HUBs and startups (pitches by the different stakeholders)
14:45 – 15.30    Round Table discussions
15.30 – 16.00    Plenary: main take-aways
16.00 – 16.30    CVN topics
16.30 – 17.00    Drinks & Networking