Chapter 4
Upcoming Events Fall 2021

Events in The Netherlands

Dutch Design Week

October 16-24


DDW has chosen the overarching theme of 'The Greater Number' for 2021. By looking for renewed value between consumer and product, we can move towards changes in design practices. 

Hacking Health Amsterdam

October 28-30


Do you want to work on solutions for improving health and care in and around Amsterdam? Then join this event! The focus is not on the patient and their illness, but on citizens and their health.

Netwerk meeting Health & Wellbeing (mICF)

November 10


The Public Private Partnership (PPP) Health & Wellbeing (mICF), would like to give shape and substance to the partnership in a number of field labs. Especially in the three contexts: the elderly, young people and young care workers. We would like to discuss with you how this public-private partnership can be shaped into concrete projects. 

Mobile Healthcare Event

November 17


Join the 10th edition of the biggest Digital Health event of the Netherlands, with many inspiring keynotes and livestreams on data-driven Healthcare, technological aids, digital care and much more!

LS@W Expert Class

December 3

To be announced

In this expert class the importance of a governance structure will be addressed. Join this interactive event with different perspectives and speakers including entrepreneurs, investors and experienced board members. 

HIA Final Event

December 14


After multiple workshops and coaching sessions, the five startups of the Health Impact Accelerator will present their final pitches All startups are social entrepeneurs who aim at making a great impact on our health! This event is in Dutch.

International Events

BIO Europe Fall

October 25-28


The international BIO-Europe® 2021 gathering will be held digitally, standing tall in this time of insecurity, to execute on its pivotal role in bringing the global biopharma and investment leaders together to build partnerships that facilitate innovation and medical breakthroughs.


November 15-18

Düsseldorf (hybrid)

The world of medicine meets at MEDICA 2021, the world's largest medical trade fair. The newest technology in the medical field will be showcased: a must for anyone who wants to experience tomorrow’s healthcare market live! 

Talent Accelerator Programme for BioBusiness

Dec 2021 - June 2022


Talent Accelerator Programme for BioBusiness (TAP BioBusiness) is a training & mentoring programme for the next generation BioBusiness leaders for the Dutch and Belgium Life Sciences & Health sector! The deadline for registration is 31 October 2021.

Dutch Life Sciences Conference

November 25


The 17th edition of the Dutch Life Sciences conference will be about breaking barriers for our future. The conference inspires and promote an open exchange of information including trends and developments in the industry.

The GIANT Health Event

November 30-1

London (hybrid)

Established for 7 years as "Europe's largest and most valuable international festival of health-tech innovation", GIANT is a vibrant, engaged global business community that enables and commercialises leading health-tech innovation from around the world.