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Apply and get chosen to pitch at the international health pitching session in Rotterdam

JanuaryJan 182019

Apply and get chosen to pitch at the international health pitching session in Rotterdam

A unique opportunity for startups in health care and life sciences: a pitching session in the Netherlands for a professional public.

The Holland Innovation Network and Health~Holland invite startups in Artificial Intelligence and Digital Health to take part in an international pitching session in Rotterdam, which will be held as part of the Innovation for Health forum on 14.02.

The Netherlands Embassy in the specific country will select 2 startups based on the selection criteria ‘ambition’, ‘value’ and ‘ impact’. The prize: free of charge admission to the forum Innovation for Health and participation in a unique international pitching session. They are also working on a special program on the day before the event (more info upon request). If wanted the pitch can be recorded and shared with you.

At the forum the startups will be given 5 minutes to present their ideas (in English) to key players from the Dutch Healthcare sector.

A unique opportunity for health startups:
– investigating the market in the Netherlands, or
– exploring the Dutch ecosystem of support for startups, or
– interested in joining a business incubator, accelerator, or
– seeking investment, or
– wishing to meet with major Dutch healthcare corporations.


Please send a short description of your company and your contact details to He will send you a (short) registration form and more details about
the event.

Deadline for registration is January 18th. Ultimately on January 22nd we will inform you if you are
selected to pitch your solution at Innovation for Health.

More info on Innovation for Health forum
Innovation for Health is the premier event for key players in Health & Life Sciences in the Netherlands and Belgium. It provides a unique opportunity to meet leading innovators, to catch up on the latest trends, to present cutting-edge innovations and to engage leaders and decision makers in Life Sciences & Health. The conference brings top-notch speakers to the stage, displays high impact innovations, highlights best practices and demonstrates inspiring developments in healthcare. This is the meeting place where more than 800 bright minds from across Life Sciences and Health will be united on the same day, where stakeholders in health and care, from bench to bedside, from start-up to multinational, with ideas and with funding, come to strengthen existing contacts and to expand their networks, to jointly shape the future of healthcare.

Holland Innovation Network
This is an initiative from the Holland Innovation Network (HIN), a network of innovation specialists, which stimulates international cooperation between companies, knowledge institutes and governments in the fields of innovation, technology and science.

Dutch Life Sciences & Health startup ecosystem
Not only the startups will present themselves to the Dutch ecosystem, but it’s a two-way street.
Dutch participants are:
– Startup Delta: Startup ecosystem in the Netherlands
– Health~Holland: Opportunities in the Dutch health system
– Rockstart Digital Health: Accelerator program
– Dutch investor: presenting the Dutch Investor landscape
– Philips: Dutch corporate landscape
– RVO: facilitating Dutch startups

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January 18, 2019
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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