We are enthusiastically counting down the days, because we are looking forward to it and we are ready for it: the Radboudumc Investment Day! This day, jointly organized by Radboudumc, Radboud University, Briskr and Oost NL, is a matchmaking event for investors, entrepreneurs and top researchers in life sciences & health.
Please find the final details of the program below:
More than 150 people registered for the event, again a significant increase from last year. We see a nice mix of investors, scientists and entrepreneurs on the guest list, so it will be a good day for making new contacts and talk to experts in the field about the potential societal value of research.
Nettie Buitelaar, CEO Biotech Booster, will be providing the keynote. In addition, sessions will be hosted by:
Maroeska Rovers – Professor of Medical Technology and Innovation, Radboudumc and Scientific Director Techmed Center, University of Twente
Nico Verdonschot – Professor in orthopedic biomechanics, Radboudumc / University of Twente
Rutger Tulleken – CEO, AMT Medical
Tony van Tienen MD, PhD – Chief Medical Officer, Atro Medical
Margret Huenerbein – CEO, Bilihome
Jaap De Bruin – Investment Manager, BioGeneration Ventures
Bert-Arjan Millenaar – Founder & CEO, NLC
Patrick de Boer – CEO, Aiosyn
Erik Storkebaum – Scientific Director, Donders Center for Neuroscience
Henri Theunissen – CEO & Co-founder, Simmunext Biotherapeutics
Johan Pijnenborg – CEO & Co-founder, GlycoTherapeutics
9 promising start-ups will demonstrate their products on the venue floor: Aiosyn (AI for pathology), AMT Medical (heart bypass surgery), ATRO Medical (meniscus prosthesis), Bilihome (wearable jaundice therapy), Exolumen (augmented reality for surgery), HapticLink (human-machine interaction), Ourobionics (bioprinter for artificial skin), Proparents (platform for inclusive employment) and Zereau (toilet filter for nuclear medicine).
8 (duos of) scientists will give a poster presentation during the program: Annelies Wauters & Roel Hammink, Maria Landinez Macias, Loran Knol & Charlotte Fraza, Rob Meuwse, Lars Boogaard, Nico Verdonkschot, Vincent Stirler and Richard ten Broek. De winnaar will be announced during the plenary closing and will win €2,500 for further research.
The event will take place at the Radboudumc Experience Center from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., followed by the opportunity for dinner and networking. To maintain a good balance between the three target groups, the event is invite only. If you are interested, please email email@example.com for more information.
If you are signed up for the event, don’t forget to send your invitations for one-on-one meetings and check that you have received invitations yourself. You will have received more information about this by email.
We look forward to seeing you on Oct. 12!