Date2innovate: a network around patients for researchers and industry

Date2innovate: a network around patients for researchers and industry

10 December 2015 11:00 hrs. - 15:30 hrs.
Radboud Auditorium, Geert Grooteplein 15, route 296
a network around patients for researchers and industry
10-12-2015 11:00:0010-12-2015 15:30:00Europe/Amsterdama network around patients for researchers and industry Radboud Auditorium, Geert Grooteplein 15, route

Remarks / more information:

On Thursday, December 10th, 2015 the VSOP organizes together with ZonMw in the Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre for the 3rd time Date2innovate, a network around patients (organizations) for researchers and industry, aimed at boosting cooperation between these parties.

During this meeting good examples of cooperation will be presented and ZonMw will award the Medical Inspirer prize worth € 50,000 and will announce the theme of 2016.

Involvement of end users in early development.

The point of innovation in the care of course to the patient. The purpose of this network event is to encourage early involvement of end users in the development of medical products. That is why we organize for the 3rd time this meeting.


Besides the members and supporters of the VSOP be patient organizations broadly, we also invite researchers and various Life Science and (e) Health companies in the region. More information about the participants is available on the website below This list is updated regularly, so you can judge whether it is interesting for you to participate.

The patient representatives are invited to formulate their needs and to bring them to the attention of researchers in academia and industry. By exchanging knowledge and encouraging networking among the participants, the possibilities for cooperation may be mapped. The program can be found at the bottom of this email.

Match making

The dates last 20 minutes and there are three rounds of dates. Have you not been placed there is the opportunity to network freely. The one-on-one interviews are part of the afternoon session. Do you only 13.30-15.30u time, it is also possible to store the morning program and lunch and just about to take the part of talks. But preferably we can see of course, already at the start of the program!

Registration and more information

On the website you will find   the reports of previous meetings.

Of course, we hope that your interest to know requirements of end users is aroused.

Date2Innovate Participation is free. The language used in lectures and dates is Dutch.

After registration we will contact you for further information about the matchmaking for the dates. Did you ask yourself to come into contact with a patient organization, please indicate this in the registration or send an email to

Book December 10, 2015 in your diary and log in using the link above!

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