Explore Future Medical Technology 

Medical technology is moving faster than ever. It is the best solution to make future healthcare accessible, affordable and – quite simply – better. The TechMed Event, on November 3 and 4 2021 in Twente, is about the latest technical medical developments.

Inspiring keynotes, presentations and discussions

The event will feature lots of inspiring keynotes and presentations. In his keynote, Prof. dr. ir. David Fernandez Rivas (University of Twente) will talk about the future of needle-free drug delivery. Representing the companies Medtronic and Siemens Healthineers, Henk Westendorp and Dr Rebecca Ramb will shed more light on some of their breakthrough innovations, which will be coming to market in the next few years, during the innovation-meets-industry session. Dr Nimmi Ramanujam (Duke University Center) will discuss the need for innovations in the field of women’s health, while Prof. Jean-Paul de Vries (UMC Groningen) will use his keynote to explain why technology should be seen as an integral part of healthcare. And there is a special start-up / scale-up program.


Curious about the TechMed Event? Click here for the introduction video.

Elective programme with four speciality sessions

This will be followed by an elective programme, with four speciality sessions, on vascular diseases, neurological diseases, movement disorders and oncological image-guided interventions, with inspiring presentations on both state-of-the art and future MedTech innovations. Participants can join the discussion on how the collaboration between clinical, scientific and industrial research can lead to medical innovations that improve the patient’s journey. Finally, special envoy Prince Constantijn, startup ambassador at Techleap, will moderate a fireside chat about the importance of successfully bringing MedTech innovations to market.

Why should I participate?

“The TechMed Event pays a lot of attention to practical application: how medical innovation from the collaboration between technicians and clinicians can be deployed more quickly. Developing a business case is a common thread through the program. And there are many opportunities for networking (pitch the crowd sessions, Innovation tours, matchmaking meetings and more) to find potential new partners,” says World Trade Center Twente CEO Freerk Faber.

Remke Burie, managing director of the TechMed Centre: “The TechMed Event brings together clinical partners, business relations and researchers. You will get informed and inspired about the latest scientific insights, new innovations and unique technological solutions that will transform healthcare for the benefit of all of us. We believe that curiosity, collaborative research and innovation help to create, discover and set out advances to improve the patient’s journey. Customize your own programme, meet leading stakeholders and get inspired by presentations on the future of healthcare.”

Sign up now!

We hope that you’ll be able to join us for this hybrid event, whether it’s in person or online. If you plan to attend the TechMed Event, secure a spot by filling in the registration form.

Further details

The TechMed Event will take place live at the TechMed Centre (UT campus) and is organised by the TechMed Centre and the World Trade Center Twente in cooperation with MedTech Cluster Twente.

The TechMed Event 3 & 4 November


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