Upcoming events

Find our up-to-date event calender on the Health~Holland website. Here, you can find a selection of events.

Highlighted events


14 September 2017 - NRC Live: New business models and funding
14 September 2017 - Network breakfast healthcare innovation
21 September 2017 - Innovation cafe: Internationalisation
21 September 2017 - HollandBIO's Biotech Thursday
22 September 2017 - Expert Class 3/2017: Clinical Trials & Regulatory Affairs
24 September 2017 - Translational Medicine 2017
25 September 2017 - Business and Trade mission to The Medtech Conference (Advamed)
26 September 2017 - International Visitors Programme
26 September 2017 -StartupFest Digital Health & Medtech
28 September 2017 - World of Health Care


2 October 2017FIGON Dutch Medicines Days: Drugs & Microbes
3 October 2017 - Labtechnology
5 October 2017 - LBSP: Show me the Money
5 October 2017 - NRC Live: the big health debate
5 October 2017 - LS@W Value Centre: 3rd MedtechMeeting
7 October 2017 - Weekend of Science
9 October 2017 - HealthInc
10 October 2017 - BiotechPartners: connecting innovators with industry
10 October 2017 - European Business Development Conference 2017
12 October 2017 - Lygature Partnership MeetUP
16 October 2017 - 2nd European Symposium on The New Regulations on Medical Devices
24 October 2017 - Roadshow Life Sciences & Health: Colombia


2 November 2017 - Techniek & Slimmer Leven
5 November 2017 - Exponential Medicine - San Diego
5 November 2017 - Digital Health Mission to Silicon Valley
6 November 2017 - BIO-Europe
13 November2017 - Holland Pavilion MEDICA 2017 | Germany, Düsseldorf
13 November 2017 - Deltaplan Dementia
21 November2017 - Pivot Oncology Conference
22 November 2017 - Dutch Life Sciences Conference
26 November 2017 - Life Sciences & Health mission to Qatar & Kuwait
28 November 2017 - Partnerships in Clinical Trials Europe


1 December 2017 - 4th International Conference of JPI HDHL
6 December 2017 - Landelijke Werkdag Zorgpact


20 January 2018 - National eHealth week
29 January 2018 - Holland Pavilion Arab Health 2018 | UAE, Dubai


1 February 2018 -Innovation for Health


12 March 2018 - BIO Europe Spring in Amsterdam
15 March 2018 - Health Valley Event

Send an e-mail with your event to and we will place it on the event page of our website and/or in the Health~Holland Update!

Health~Holland will represent the Dutch Life Sciences & Health sector during the Medtech Conference 25-27 September in San José, United States.

This year Health~Holland features 12 innovative medtech companies and dedicated service providers from the Netherlands seeking new partnership opportunities with international organisations, including  Encapson BV, Stroke2Prevent, HCM Medical, DOVIDEQ Medical; Medmen; ItoM: Gannet; PulseCath; Osteo-Pharma, Axon Lawyers, Unitron and Factory CRO.

Visit the Health~Holland booth at booth#1026 to learn more about the attractiveness of the Netherlands to partner, invest and access the European medical market place. Mutually the Dutch organisations are interested to provide their innovative products and services to the US market.

For more information visit the MedTech Conference website.

BIO Europe Spring 2018 is coming to  Amsterdam

BIO Europe Spring 2018 will be held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, March 12–14, 2018

BIO Europe Spring, one of the largest biotech partnering conferences in Europe, will come to The Netherlands in 2018. The annual conference offers companies and organisations active in life sciences & health the perfect platform for collaboration and growth. The partnership system of the BIO Europe conferences enables you to identify, approach and meet potential partners, customers or financiers.

Jan Raaijmakers, Chairman of Top Sector Life Sciences & Health, said “Health~Holland actively stimulates, facilitates and supports partnerships to speed up innovation and boost solutions that improve health. We are most pleased to welcome BIO-Europe Spring 2018 to the Netherlands. Hosting this important partnering conference in Amsterdam not only reflects our leading position, it will gain momentum for further growth too.”

Top Sector LSH is really looking forward to the upcoming BIO Europe and will soon bring information.

Her Majesty Queen Máxima will attend World of Health Care 2017!

The World of Health Care focuses on creating awareness and connecting international healthcare issues to Dutch solutions. Queen Máxima will attend the panel session ‘Let’s go Global Health’ which discusses the ambitions of the Netherlands in the field of global health.

After this session, she will we receive the new Health~Holland Guide. This guide aims to promote the Top Sector Life Sciences & Health internationally. Finally, Queen Máxima will visit the ‘Smart Solutions Expo’, where over 40 Dutch products, services and concepts will be displayed that contribute to the quality, affordability, and accessibility of global healthcare.

World of Health Care is an initiative of the Task Force Health Care (TFHC) and is supported by Health~Holland, the Top Sector LSH, to support organisations to build a network on national and international level. The TFHC, the platform for the Dutch Life Sciences & Health sector, organises conferences aimed at global healthcare challenges, international trends and export. During the event, Dutch Life Sciences & Health organisations have the opportunity to get in touch with over a 100 international decision makers in healthcare from Germany, Belgium, Poland, South Africa, Kenya, Ukraine, Scotland, China and the US

Both the TFHC and Health~Holland hopes to see you there.

Health~Holland Pavilion at BIO-Europe

Health~Holland presents at BIO-Europe, 6-8 November 2017  in Berlin, Germany

From 6-8 November, the Health~Holland pavilion will be at BIO-Europe in Berlin, Germany, to present the strengths of the Dutch Life Sciences sector. BIO-Europe is Europe’s largest partnering conference and serves the global biotechnology industry. The annual conference attracts 3,500 global decision makers from biotechnology, pharma and finance along with the most exciting emerging companies. Business development executives and dealmakers consider BIO-Europe a must-attend event and an effective business strategy enabling them to meet and present to numerous potential partners. This is an excellent opportunity to present the Dutch Life Sciences & Health sector, according to Top Sector LSH.

Visit both the Top Sector and HollandBIO at the Health-Holland Pavilion at booth #73. And discover what the Netherlands has to offer as business partner, business location and as biotech career destination. And, don’t forget to drop by on Tuesday 7 November, from 17.45 – 18.45 hours, for the notorious ‘Holland Borrel’.

The next issue of Health~Holland Update will contain a report on BIO-Europe 2017. Please contact HollandBIO for more information and registration.

NB: HollandBIO members can receive a 300 euros discount on the registration fee for BIO-Europe.

Innovation for Health 2018

Innovation for Health is the premier event on healthcare innovations in the Netherlands. 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 healthcare innovation. Innovation for Health features renowned speakers, displays high impact innovations, highlights best practices and demonstrates inspiring developments in healthcare. By bringing together key players and stakeholders across the healthcare & life sciences spectrum, and fostering dialogue between research, markets, and policy makers, the event aims to contribute to the future of sustainable healthcare. Check our current line-up of speakers on the website.

As partner of Innovation for Health 2018 Health~Holland offers our relations the possibility to receive a discount on the registration fee to participate in this premier conference on February 1st, 2018 in WTC Rotterdam.

Register on the website use the voucher code HeH180201 to receive €50,- discount on the registration fee.

Dutch Life Sciences Conference  travels to Oss

With 455 companies, 381 products in development, 24.000 employees and 4,4 billion euro in private investments (2015) the Netherlands is a major player in the European life sciences industry, 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 business opportunities. Trends and developments are being addressed by industry experts, entrepreneurs and venture capitalists

The 13th edition of the conference on November 22, 2017 in Oss will feature a special programme for startups. The programme consists of plenary sessions and dedicated sessions, an investors forum, active networking possibilities, startup corner and an information market.

For more information visit the Dutch Life Sciences Conference website.

Top Sector LSH is main partner of the Dutch Life Sciences Conference and hopes to meet you there!