Dutch Life Sciences Conference

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The Dutch Life Sciences & Health industry includes nowadays 3100 R&D life Sciences companies and 420 biopharmaceutical companies. Together with 13 universities and 8 university medical centres the industry is constantly innovating when it comes to research and development. Behind this lies the convergence of science and technology, leading a new era of healthcare, and an unprecedented growth in innovation and business. The conference showcases the latest innovations and young companies that apply new business strategies to bring these innovations to patient.


Program of the day

07:45 Registration desks open breakfast sessions

08:00 CxO breakfast meeting: for CEOs, CFOs, COOs and CBOs active in the life sciences sector
Limited places are available and only to MT members from (R&D) life sciences companies who are attending the conference.

08:00 Investors forum part 1 - breakfast session - hosted by Johnson & Johnson
MODERATOR: Dr. Harrold van Barlingen, Managing Partner at Thuja Capital
The investors forum is an exciting opportunity for those companies looking for equity capital and/or partnerships with companies and institutes across the life sciences value chain, from biotech, medtech and pharma companies to financiers and universities. The forum offers excellent opportunities for presenting your company or university to Venture Capitalists, corporate- and regional investment funds and to discuss your business strategy. Pitching companies: ▪ To be announced

08:45 Registration desk, exhibition open

09:30 Welcome by moderator Eveline van Rijswijk
Eveline is a science journalist with experience in communicating science on television, radio, online and during events and conferences.

09:35 Opening by Hans Schikan PharmD, Member Topteam Dutch Top Sector for Life Sciences and Health

09:45 ´The investment landscape of the Dutch Life Sciences sector´ Jan De Kerpel, Managing Director at Kempen & Co. - Life Sciences & Healthcare
Jan De Kerpel will give an insight in the public market and M&A trends in the life sciences sector. 10:15 Venture Challenge hosted by The winner of the Venture Challenge Fall 2022 will be announced! Presentation by Dr.ir. Chrétien Herben, Program Director Life Sciences@Work

10:40 Break
Exhibition open

11:30-12:45 Parallel morning sessions

12:45-14:00 Lunch, networking
exhibition open

13:00 Investors forum part 2
lunch session

14:00-15:15 Parallel afternoon sessions

15:15 Break, networking
exhibition open

16:00 Wrap up conference

16.05 Announcement winner Investors Forum

16:20 What if our everyday objects are alive? Ir. Bob Hendrikx, owner Studio Hendrikx | Loop Biotech
Bob Hendrikx is exploring a living future. What if our everyday products are alive? We live in a world in which a dead tree has more value than a living tree. Let's change that. We strive for a fundamental new relationship with the natural world. What if we no longer work with dead materials, but with living organisms? Imagine buildings that grow, breathe and heal themselves. This talk takes you beyond the limits of your imagination by turning science-fiction into reality.

17:00 End of conference Reception
exhibition open

18:30 End of the Dutch Life Sciences conference

For more information and registration, go to https://www.dutchlifesciences.com/


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