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Lucien Engelen:
Real innovation not with the patient but by the patient

All innovation is welcome to Lucien Engelen, whether this concerns Google Glass, an iPad nurse or a special plaster for monitoring patients remotely around the clock. Engelen, the director of the Radboud REshape Innovation Center, would even like to introduce such health care innovations immediately. Modernisation is desirable as long as this enhances the position of patients within the care process as a whole.

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A bright future for the Dutch
life sciences sector

The Netherlands remains a major player in the global life sciences industries, with a strong technological position in areas such as human and veterinary vaccines, biopharmaceuticals and health infrastructure. The Dutch sector owes this position to collaboration, cooperation and coalition building between businesses, research institutes and universities.

The Dutch Life Sciences conference is hosted by organisations and companies of the main life sciences clusters in the Netherlands whose mission is to help realising the further development and growth of the Dutch life sciences industry. The conference provides attendees with an excellent opportunity to network and share ideas with the aim of creating new partnerships and future collaborations that will help to drive the life sciences sector.

The 10th anniversary edition of the Dutch Life Sciences conference on November 19th, 2014 will feature a special programme. An outlook for the next 10 years for the sector will be presented by speakers from the industry that influenced the development of the Dutch life sciences sector. Entrepreneurship and partnering strategies are the main topics that will be addressed. The programme consists of plenary sessions and workshops, an investors forum, networking possibilities and an information market.


Good Breeding Ground for Life Sciences