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Medical Delta Conference 2021

‘MedTech Solutions for a Healthier Tomorrow’  

The health & technology ecosystem of the delta region and beyond will come together on Tuesday 2 November during the Medical Delta Conference 2021. In addition to an interesting substantive program, the nine new appointed Medical Delta professors will give their inaugural lectures.


14:00-15:00 - Check-in with music

15:00-15:05 - Welcome by Tim van der Hagen, President and Rector Magnificus at Delft University of Technology. Moderator: Astrid Joosten

15:05-15:25 - Keynote lecture Marcel Levi, Chairman NWO

15:25-16:00 - Panel discussion with Mr. Ida Haisma, Director Stichting Leiden Bio Science Park; Dr. Marleen Goumans, Director and Lector 'Samenhang in de Ouderenzorg' at Kenniscentrum Zorginnovatie (Hogeschool Rotterdam); Prof. dr. Maureen Rutten, Professor of Economic Evaluation of Innovations for Health (Erasmus University)

16:00-16:45 - Break and Exhibition Market

16:45-18:00 - Inaugural lectures nine new Medical Delta professors:

  • Prof. dr. Andrea Evers (University Leiden, TU Delft, Erasmus University) – research into eHealth applications to promote public health (part of Medical Delta eHealth & selfmanagement for a healthy society)

  • Prof. dr. Natasja de Groot (Erasmus MC, TU Delft) – research into the use of sensors and catheters to more accurately diagnose and treat cardiac arrhythmias (part of Medical Delta Cardiac Arrhythmia Lab)

  • Prof. dr. ir. Jaap Harlaar (TU Delft, Erasmus MC, LUMC) – research into biomechanics of movement and precision diagnostics in osteoarthritis (part of Medical Delta: Improving Mobility with Technology)

  • Prof. dr. Mischa Hoogeman (Erasmus MC, TU Delft) – research on photons and protons to promote proton therapy for cancer patients (part of HollandPTC Medical Delta program on HTA value proposition)

  • Prof. dr. Gerjo van Osch (Erasmus MC, TU Delft) – research into making cartilage (part of Medical Delta Regenerative Medicine 4D: Generating complex tissues with stem cells and printing technology)

  • Prof. dr. ir. Wouter Serdijn (TU Delft, Erasmus MC) – research into the use of bioelectronics in medical research (part of Medical Delta Cardiac Arrhythmia Lab and Medical Neurodelta)

  • Prof. dr. Marco van Vulpen (LUMC, TU Delft, Erasmus MC) – research into proton therapy for radiation cancer cells (part of HollandPTC Medical Delta program on HTA value proposition)

  • Prof. dr. ir. Marcel Reinders (TU Delft, LUMC) – research into the use of computer algorithms for the analysis of molecular data (part of Medical NeuroDelta: Ambulant Neuromonitoring for Prevention and Treatment of Brain Disease and METABODELTA: Metabolomics for clinical advances in the Medical Delta)

  • Prof. dr. Andrew Webb (LUMC, TU Delft) – research aimed for making medical imaging more widely available (part of Medical Delta Diagnostics 3.0: Dementia and stroke)

18:00-19.00 - Networking, drinks and music

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