Health Valley Event 2019 International

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13 March 2019: Health Valley Event International

What can you expect?

Health Valley Netherlands brings together for the first time all it’s international contacts, network regions, projectpartners and other international organizations. This to deliver an unprecedented possibility to engage with European stakeholders from different countries in an international setting. To find new business, partners and project opportunities. Discover this together with us and be part of an inspirational event. The participating regions have the necessary knowledge and expertise and thus the best network within the Life Sciences and Health sectors. Expand your reach and receive advice on international grants and projects. Acquire new knowledge about healthcare innovations in the Netherlands and abroad, during this unique event.

This day includes:

  • Workshops on doing international business
  • Matchmaking to find your ideal partner in
  • EU and North America
  • Matchmaking for European projects (Interreg, Horizon)
  • Knowledge exchange
  • Generating business opportunities
  • Pitching your product, project or country/region
  • Social network drinks & bites; make new friends!


  • You can find more information about current and new projects like:
  • Aging well in the digital world
  • Virtual reality for rehabilitation
  • Health Technology and Delivery Systems
  • Healthy Brain
  • Personalized Health and Nutrition
  • Medical materials

Target groups

Start-ups, scale-ups, corporates, government and knowledge institutes in the area of digital health, medical devices and
personalized medicine & healthcare.


Hotel Van der Valk Nijmegen
Hertog Eduardplein 4, 6663 AN Nijmegen, The Netherlands


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12.00 pm Welcome and lunch

01.00 pm Opening plenary – Th!nk East Netherlands

01.30 pm – 04.30 pm Early afternoon program:

01.30 pm – 02.30 pm Pitch and introduction international business advice session

Pitch and introduction international business advice session Hezelburcht, PNO, Catalyze, RVO After these pitches you can get personal advice in the Matchmaking lounge RVO Enterprise Europe Network (see program) during the day (non-stop available).

WORKSHOPS 1 01:30 pm – 02:30 pm

Get inspired and more information about the culture, business opportunities, care environment and contacts in these countries.

  • Worldwide – Task Force Health Care | Health Holland
  • USA – Global Scale-up program Oost NL
  • InDemand – Oost NL

02.30 – 02.45 Break

WORKSHOPS 2  02:45 pm – 03:45 pm

Get inspired and more information about the culture, business opportunities, care environment and contacts in these countries.

  • UK – Oost NL
  • Canada – Oost NL
  • Germany – Oost NL
  • France – Task Force Healthcare

01.30 pm – 03.45 pm: International project meetings *By invitation only*

  • Errin Coral
  • VR4Rehab

01.30 pm – 03.45 pm: Get in the Ring *By invitation only*

Preparation for the final on 14th March during the Health Valley Event

03.45 pm – 04.00 pm Break & Matchmaking

04.00 pm Afternoon program: Pitch sessions & Pre Round Get in The Ring

Pitch sessions
Grab your chance en get your minutes of fame! We will give a couple of regions, projects and products the opportunity to take the stage… se be prepared!

Pre Round Get in the Ring
Get in the Ring is a global network of organizations that collaborate to tackle challenges faster. Together with partners in more than 100 countries they unlock opportunities for innovators. We connect and support you to grow faster and increase their global impact. A couple of interesting Dutch startups in health en high-tech will pitch their product and plan here. A view of them will go to the finale on 14th March during the Health Valley Event.

05.30 pm Drinks, refreshment & walking dinner

08.00 pm Laidback nite drinks

Sponsored by the municipality of Nijmegen, meet our (international) guest and entrepreneurs in a ‘laidback’ cafe setting for a last drink.

Price and registration

Entrance to this international event on 13th March is free of charge, including:

  • One ticket to 13th March Health Valley Event International
  • Food and drinks

Participating countries

The following countries will be represented by ‘health regions’. These regions have the required knowledge and the best
network within the Life Sciences and Health sectors: The Netherlands, France, Germany, Belgium, Poland, Finland, United Kingdom, Spain, Italy and Canada.


More Information

Contact Victor Haze, innovation manager at Health Valley Netherlands, at +31 6 83999327 or

Travel options
  • By air: Schiphol Airport (90 min), Eindhoven Airport (60 min), Weeze/Düsseldorf (40-65 min).
  • By train: Station Lent, one stop from Nijmegen Central station.
  • By car: easily located along the A325 coming from the North.
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