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09:00 - 19:00 600 mins
Jubilee edition Health Valley Event
Note: This is a side event of BIO-Europe Spring. It is organized by local partners.

This biggest side event of the BIO Europe Spring will take place in Nijmegen at 15 March. 

The conference revolves around the people who make a difference to healthcare. Doctors, entrepreneurs, investors, nurses and researchers… They’re all working on innovation, doing their best to make things better for patients in their own unique way! The Health Valley Event is the foremost care innovation conference of the Netherlands.

What to expect at HVE 2018:

  • the latest trends and developments in Life Sciences & Health
  • inspirational keynote speakers (e.g. Hans Clevers)
  • various themed sessions (e.g. session about rare diseases and medication, investorslounge)
  • networking opportunities on the bustling exhibition floor

Only for BIO Europe Spring attendees there will be organized a free pre-event network dinner at 14 March in Nijmegen. Email evenementen@healthvalley.nl if you're interested in this special pre-event dinner.


10:00 - 15:00 300 mins
Symposium at Leiden Bioscience Park
Note: This is a side event of BIO-Europe Spring. It is organized by local partners.
Title: Symposium ‘Engineering human tissues for drug discovery’
By: InnovationQuarter


Leiden Bioscience Park is one of the five largest bioscience parks in Europe and the largest in The Netherlands. It excels in therapeutics R&D and offers a broad range of biotech service companies, especially in the area of Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering where there are many innovative developments. At this side event, Mimetas, Ncardia, and Ocello will present their platforms and major pharmaceutical companies show how these technologies contribute to their business.

Programme (exact times may change)

10.00 hrs                 Arrival at the Leiden Bio Science Park

10.00-10.15 hrs      Introduction into the local Life Sciences & Health eco system

10.15 – 11.30 hrs   Presentations by Mimetas, Ncardiaand Ocello

11.30 – 11.45 hrs   Break

11.45-13.00 hrs      Presentations by (at least) 3 major local pharmaceutical companies

13.00-14.00 hrs      Networking lunch

14.00 -15.00 hrs     1:1 discussions or site visits to companies of choice

15.00 hrs                 Return to Amsterdam (Leiden is located in the proximity of
                                  Schiphol Airport, at only 20-30 minutes)

Location and transport

BioPartner Center 1
JH Oortweg 21
2333 CH Leiden

More information and Registration 

The site will be updated regularly in the following weeks https://www.innovationquarter.nl/agenda/bio-europe-engineering-human-tissues-for-drug-discovery-leiden/

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