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The 2020 TechMed Event

This early fall (August to October), The 2020 TechMed Event offers various inspiring online knowledge and matchmaking events in which physicians, researchers, and companies from the MedTech Ecosystem come together. Together they will make a decisive step towards a new vision. Are innovative personalized technologies emerging that improve the future of healthcare?

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Sharing expertise, experience and ideas for the future

This afternoon of The 2020 TechMed Event is an inspiring conference, focussing on sharing expertise, experiences and ideas for the future. The day consists of parallel sessions so you can personalize your programme by choosing the session that is most relevant for you. 

The program

Below you can find the detailed programme. Click on each part of the programme to find a more detailed description.

  • 0:30 - 1:00 PM | Online doors open

    At 0:30 PM we open our online doors for you to join and get ready for this impressive program.

  • 1:00 - 1:25 PM | Welcome & Keynote talk

    WELCOME & INTRODUCTION
    Prof.dr.ir. Nico Verdonschot & Dr. Renske van Wijk



    AN OVERVIEW OF THE PAST YEAR 
    Remke Burie MSc, MBA
    Managing director at the Technical Medical Centre | University of Twente 


    FUTURE TECHMED CHALLENGES AND DEVELOPMENTS 
    Prof.dr.ir. Nico Verdonschot
    Scientific director at the Technical Medical Centre | University of Twente


    KEYNOTE: New opportunities for the Top Sector Life Sciences & Health
    Clemence Ross-van Dorp
    Ambassador for the action programme "New opportunities for the Top Sector Life Sciences & Health" (LSH) 

  • 1:30 - 2:15 PM | Innovation Show

    Innovation show

    The impact of medtech on our wellbeing: innovative solutions for healthcare challenges with economic potential 

    Including the diverse panel (physician, business, patient association, society):

    • Ignazio Marino - Thomas Jefferson University & Jefferson Health (physician)
    • Michiel Jannink - Demcon (business)
    • Tom Oostrom -  Nierstichting (Dutch Kidney foundation) (patient association)
    • Tim Jongman - Twentse Noabers (society)

      

  • 2:25 - 3:50 PM | 5 parallel sessions - Personalize your programme

    This part of the programme consists of 4 parallel session in each area of interest of the TechMed Event and the plenary room is available for matchmaking within the theme Innovation meets Industry. You can choose which session you want to join for a personalized programme.

    • AI & INTELLIGENT IMAGING

      2:25 - 2:30 PM | welcome & introduction speakers

      Dr. Jelmer Wolterink (session chair and thema coordinator) 
      Assistent professor at the University of Twente
      Read his biography here

      2:30 - 2:55PM | 4TU Precision medicine

      Prof.dr. Michel Versluis
      Full professor physical and medical acoustics physics of fluids group at the University of Twente 
      Read his biography here

      2:55 - 3:20 PM | How AI will shape healthcare delivery (if we let it)

      Michael Strübin
      Director Digital health at MedTech Europe 
      Read his biography here

      3:20 - 3:45 | ai & intelligent imaging

      Prof.dr. Bram van Ginneken
      Full professor - Radboudumc
       

      3:45 - 3:50 PM | Closing words of this parallel session 

      Dr. Jelmer Wolterink (session chair and thema coordinator) 

      3.50 | Next plenary program part of The Congress

      Other AI & Intelligent Imaging sessions
      These sessions were scheduled before The congress and on demand available (until 10 days aftet The congress) 

      • Session 1: AI in cariovascular imaging

        Welcome & speakers introduction

        Dr. Jelmer Wolterink, University of Twente 

        Cardiac MR and the UK Biobank

        Dr. Ilkay Oksuz, Istanbul Technical University & King's College London 

        Cardiac CT

        Dr. Jelmer Wolterink, University of Twente

        Register here and get access to this (and all other) videos which are available on the Event platform. 

      • Session 2: Bringing AI to the clinic

        The Program

        Welcome & speakers introduction

        Dr.ir. Jelmer Wolterink, University of Twente 

        Challenges and approaches to improve adoption of AI by patient & physician 

        Prof.dr.ir. Peter-Paul Verbeek, University of Twente 

        Enabling digital transformation with AI in Healthcare

        Nynke Breimer, Global Product Manager Radiology AI & AI Marketplace SECTRA

        AI in radiology: what to expect from AI for imaging

        Dr. Andreas Bucher, Chief resident of Department of Radiology University Hospital Frankfurt

        Register here and get access to this (and all other) videos which are available on the Event platform. 

    • PERSONALIZED EHEALTH

      2:25 - 2:30 PM | WELCOME & INTRODUCTION SPEAKERS

      Dr.ir. Monique Tabak (session chair and thema coordinator) 
      Assistent professor at the University of Twente
      Read her biography here

      2:30 - 2:55PM | From Idea Conception to Service Provisioning: The Trentino Salute 4.0 Experience

      Prof. Oscar Mayora Ibarra  
      Competence Center on Digital Healthcare 4.0 at Fondazione Bruno Kessler  
      Read his biography here

      2:55 - 3:20 PM | Successful Implementation of Personalised Care Pathways

      Maarten Akkerman
      Vice President Medical Affairs & Value-Based Healthcare EMEA at Medtronic
      Read his biography here    

      3:20 - 3:45 | Collaborations with the Connected Care Centre 

      Dr. Jan Gerard Maring PharmaD, PhD. 
      Director connected care center at Isala hospital Zwolle 
      Read his biography here 

      3:45 - 3:50 PM | CLOSING WORDS OF THIS PARALLEL SESSION 

      Dr.ir. Monique Tabak (session chair and thema coordinator) 

      3.50 | NEXT PLENARY PROGRAM PART OF THE CONGRESS

      Other Personalized eHealth sessions 
      These sessions were scheduled before The congress and on demand available (until 10 days aftet The congress)   

      • Session 1: MONITORING AND SMART ANALYSIS

        The program 

        Welcome & introduction speakers

        Dr.ir. Monique Tabak, University of Twente 

        Prediction modelling, from data collection to clinical value

        Dr. Serge Autexier, DFKI (Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz)

        Implementing succesfull prediction models and market examples; Evidencio, OSASens and Pinktrainer

        Tom Hueting, Evidencio

        Register here and get access to this (and all other) videos which are available on the Event platform. 

      • Session 2: IMPACT ON CARE AND SOCIETY

        IMPACT ON CARE AND SOCIETY 

        This session will be about unlocking the potential of Personalised eHealth applications to create an impact in care and society. An example is the Dutch CoronaMelder, a notification application designed to warn those who are at risk of becoming infected with coronavirus because of spending too much time in close contact with someone who is infected. Prof. dr. ir. Lisette van Gemert from the University of Twente has been leading the team to test the user orientation of the CoronaMelder, she will elaborate on the studies and her advice to improve the final version. 

        How can we successfully scale Dutch health innovations to United States markets? Vivian de Ruiter is an expert in the field of US market for eHealth applications. She will illustrate which applications have the potential to success in the US, sketch the cloud-based readiness of US hospitals for digital applications and address concerns and approaches to the protection of personal data.

        The program

        Welcome & introduction speakers

        Dr.ir. Monique Tabak (session chair)

        Implementing a smart monitoring platform to fight COVID-19 

        CoronaMelder

        Prof. dr. Lisette van Gemert, University of Twente

        How to enter US markets with digital health solutions

        Vivian de Ruijter MD, Senior Manager, Digital and Technology Group, Manatt Ventures at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

        Register here and get access to this (and all other) videos which are available on the Event platform. 

      • Session 3: USER INTERACTION

        USER INTERACTION 

        This session focusses on user interaction. Dr. Harm op den Akker of the Roessingh Research and Development will talk about the results of his H2020 project on virtual coaching: Council fo Coaches. Louis zantema of Reducept will share his knowledge on how to update the Emotional Brain operating system.   

        The PROGRAM 

        Welcome & introduction speakers

        Dr.ir. Monique Tabak, University of Twente 

        Council of Coaches - Results of a H2020 project on Virtual Coaching  

        Dr. Harm op den Akker, Roessingh Research & Development

        How to update the Emotional Brain operating system

        Louis Zantema, Reducept 

        Register here and get access to this (and all other) videos which are available on the Event platform. 

      • Session 4: INNOVATION & COLLABORATION

        INNOVATION & COLLABORATION

        For succesfull implementation of innovative eHealth Technologies, we invest in early collaborations! Want to know how you can join? Join the online discussion on 7 October (16.00h) for the TechMedEvent Pre-session on Innovation & Collaboration. Guided by theme coordinator Dr.Ir. Monique Tabak,  Prof.dr.ir. Hermie Hermens, Director of UT's Personalised eHealth Tehnology programm will elaborate on the opportunitites for collaboration with the program and its many projects. One of these projects is on Personalised Prevention of cognative decline in ageing, introduced to you by Associate Principle Investigator at Donders Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging, Dr. Esther Aarts. 

        The PROGRAM

        Welcome & introduction speakers

        Dr.ir. Monique Tabak, University of Twente 
        Prof. dr. ir. Hermie Hermens, University of Twente

        Creating a regional ecosystem for personalised eHealth

        Prof. dr. ir. Hermie Hermens, Director Personalised eHealth Technology program, University of Twente

        Personalised Prevention of cognitive decline in ageing

        Dr. Esther Aarts, Donders Centre for Cognitive Neuroimaging

        Register here and get access to this (and all other) videos which are available on the Event platform. 

    • HEALTH ROBOTICS

      2:25 - 2:30 PM | WELCOME & INTRODUCTION SPEAKERS

      Prof.dr.ir. Stefano Stramigioli (session chair and thema coordinator) 
      Professor of advanced robotics, chair of Ram lab at University of Twente & DIH-HERO  at the University of Twente
      Read his biography here

      2:30 - 2:55 PM | Bionic exo-muscles for movement rehabilitation

      Prof.dr.ing.dr.Med. Robert Riener
      Full professor - ETH Zürich | Health sciences and technology
      Read his biography here

      2:55 - 3:20 PM | Quo vadis robotics in orthopaedics?

      Dr. José-Luis Moctezuma de la Barrera
      VP Concept Development - Stryker
      Read his biography here

      3:20 - 3:45 PM | Robotics in Health

      Prof.dr.ir. Stefano Stramigioli
      Professor of advanced robotics, chair of Ram lab at University of Twente & DIH-HERO 

      3:45 - 3:50 PM | CLOSING WORDS OF THIS PARALLEL SESSION 

      Prof.dr.ir. Stefano Stramigioli (session chair and thema coordinator) 

      3.50 | NEXT PLENARY PROGRAM PART OF THE CONGRESS

      Other Health Robotics sessions 
      These sessions were scheduled before The congress and on demand available (until 10 days aftet The congress)

      • Session 1: INTERVENTION ROBOTICS

        INTERVENTION ROBOTICS

        Robotics is an advancing field with many opportunities in supportive, care and surgical applications. This session focusses on surgery with robotics. Many see the opportunities of robotics to solve highly accurate and secure motions. Who can solve the technical challenges of real-time image guidance and perform image-guided interventions? And how to link these excellent innovation projects to market-ready concepts and clinical introduction? 

        The program

        Welcome & introduction speakers

        Prof.dr.ir.  Stefano Stramigioli (session chair)


        Towards the next generation surgical robotics

        Prof.dr. Ivo Broeders, University of Twente & Meander Medical Centre
        &
        Mirgen Jaku, Johson&Johnson

        Platforms to enable 3th Party Innovations

        Amilcar Alzaga MD, Siemens Healthineers Nurnberg, DE

        A Matter of Perspective: From Magnetically-Actuated Catheters to Catheters for Magnetic Actuation

        Jakub Sikorski, University of Twen

        Register here and get access to this (and all other) videos which are available on the Event platform. 

      • Session 2: WEARABLE SOLUTIONS

        WEARABLE SOLUTIONS

        Robotics is an advancing field with many opportunities in supportive, care and surgical applications. This session is dedicated to the state-of-the-art in supportive and wearable solutions, with a case example of the UT's Cybathlon contribution, A discussion on improved sensor integration to optimize performance and how to get from innovation to market-ready product with case examples from HOCOMA.  

        The program

        Welcome & introduction speakers

        Prof.dr.ir.  Stefano Stramigioli (session chair)

        Collaborative innovation in Rehabilitation Robotics

        Jan Veneman, Technical project leader HOCOMA AG

        Supportive robots and the international Cybathlon competition

        Dr. ir. Edwin van Asseldonk, University of Twente

        Sensor integration with soft robotics

        A case example in healthcare application 

        Dr.ir. Gijs Krijnen, University of Twente

        Register here and get access to this (and all other) videos which are available on the Event platform. 

      • Session 3: MRI GUIDED INTERVENTIONS

        MRI GUIDED INTERVENTIONS

        Robotics is an advancing field with many opportunities in supportive, care and surgical applications. In surgical robotics, the challenge is to provide 'eyes' to coordinate the 'hands'. Real-time, high-resolution imaging of so-called soft tissues (blood vessels, nerves, etc.) is challenging. This session focusses on surgery with robotics. And how to link these excellent innovation projects to market-ready concepts and clinical introduction. What is the route to success?  

        The PROGRAM 


        Welcome & introduction speakers

        Prof.dr.ir.  Stefano Stramigioli (session chair)

        MRI compatible robot system; from design to collaboration

        Dr.ir. Francoise Siepel, University of Twente

        The route of robotic succes; from collaboration to market

        Ton van den Hoven, Machnet Medical Robotics

        Register here and get access to this (and all other) videos which are available on the Event platform. 

    • NANO BIO TECH

      2:25 - 2:30 PM | WELCOME & INTRODUCTION SPEAKERS

      Dr. Andries van der Meer (session chair and thema coordinator) 
      Associate professor at the University of Twente
      Read his biography here

      2:30 - 2:55 PM | sars-cov-2 detection - viralert

      Ronny van 't Oever & Birgitte Bruijns
      Micronit Microtechnologies
      Read both biographies here 

      2:55 - 3:20 PM | Integrated optical sensor for covid-19 detection

      Prof. Sonia Garcia-Blanco
      Professor at the University of Twente 
      Read her biography here

      3:20 - 3:45 PM | Human 3D cardiac organ-on-a-chip to model cardiovascular disease in vitro

      Marcelo Ribeiro PhD.
      CSO at River biomedics 
      Read his biography here

      3:45 - 3:50 PM | CLOSING WORDS OF THIS PARALLEL SESSION 

      Dr. Andries van der Meer (session chair and thema coordinator) 

      3.50 | NEXT PLENARY PROGRAM PART OF THE CONGRESS

      Other Nano Bio Tech sessions 
      These sessions were scheduled before The congress and on demand available (until 10 days aftet The congress)

      • Session 1: INNOVATIONS IN DETECTION OF COVID-19

        The program

        Welcome & speakers introduction 

        Dr.ir. Andries van der Meer 

        COVID-19 antibody detection 

        Dr. ir. Richard Schasfoort, University of Twente

        Development of a rapid point-of-care corona test 

        Pepijn Beekman MSc., ECsens

        Single cell technologies applied for COVID antibody and vaccine development
        The VyCAP approach

        Prof. dr.ir. Leon Terstappen, University of Twente & Vycap 

        Register here and get access to this (and all other) videos which are available on the Event platform. 

      • Session 2: LAUNCH OF THE ORGAN ON A CHIP CENTER TWENTE

        LAUNCH OF THE ORGAN ON A CHIP CENTer TWENTE

        The Organ-on-Chip Center Twente (OoCCT) is a center of expertise supported by the MESA+ Institute and the TechMed Centre of the University of Twente. It is a center of expertise aimed to bring together researchers interested in Organ-on-Chip and share their knowledge. Join us for the launch and learn what the OoCCT can do for you!  

        The program

        Welcome & Inspiration Journey

        Prof.dr.ir. Albert van den Berg, University of Twente 

        Introduction of the OoCCT

        Liliana Moreira Teixeira Leijten, Berend Jan van Meer & Andries van der Meer, University of Twente 

        Fighting COVID-19 with organs on chips

        Prof.dr.ir. Robert Passier, University of Twente

        Bloodvessels on a Chip
        Vascular differntiation and disease modeling

        Dr. Valeria Orlova, Leiden University Medical Centre

        Technology meets biology and application: organ-on-a-chip at TNO

        Dr. Ivana Bobeldijk-Pastorova -  TNO

        Interactive discussion with you
        - What does the OoCCT have to offer and how can we collaborate?
        - on what topics would you like to collaborate? 

        Liliana Moreira Teixeira Leijten, Berend Jan van Meer & Andries van der Meer, University of Twente 

        Register here and get access to this (and all other) videos which are available on the Event platform. 

      • Session 3: PORTABLE KIDNEY

        PORTABLE KIDNEY

        Prof. dr. ir. Dimitrios Stamatialis devoted his research activities to create a portable kidney device, an artificial implant with kidney cells that improves the lives of kidney patients, it makes dialysis redundant and prevents surgery.

        Crucial partner is the Kidney Foundation, Jasper Boomker, a program manager on the portable kidney project. In this session, he will focus on the collaboration with UT and many other partners that together build on the route to successfully implement this dream into an adopted way of life.  

        The PROGRAM 

        Welcome & speakers introduction 

        Dr.ir. Andries van der Meer 

        Portable kidney project

        Jasper Boomker, Kidney Foundation

        Membranes for kidney dialysis

        Prof. dr. ir. Dimitrios Stamatialis, University of Twente

        Interactive Q&A 

        all participants, including you! 

        Register here and get access to this (and all other) videos which are available on the Event platform. 

    • INNOVATION MEETS INDUSTRY MATCHMAKING


      2.30 - 3.40 PM | innovation meets industry matchmaking officers

      Are you looking for a specific partner or organization to connect with and perhaps collaborate with, but you can't find him? Then visit the Innovation meets Indusctry Matchmaking officers and they can match you with your desired person.

       

  • 3:55 - 5:00 PM | The Future of MedTech

    3:55 - 4:05 PM | overview of the areas of interests

    A brief look back towards all areas of interest (AI & Intelligent Imaging; Personalized eHealth; Health Robotics; Nano Bio Tech). What have we learned? Are there any lasting developments going on and what will the future look like?

    4:05 - 4:20 PM | Interactive session 

    During this part, we ask the participants about their expectations for the future. How will health care develop? What trends do you think will play a major role and affect the medical landscape?

    4:20 - 5:00 PM | KEYNOTE TALK 

    The Future of Health & Medicine: Where Can Technology Take Us? 

    Daniel Kraft MD
    Physician-scientist, inventor, entrepreneur and innovator  
    Read his biography here

  • 5:00 - 5:15 PM | Closing words & End

    At 5:00 PM this first day of the main event will come to an end. Attendees with Business tickets can join the next day on October 29: B2B Matchmaking Meetings. Read more about this day.

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Speakers

This year we have a brilliant line-up of experts in the technology medical industry who can bring real change together with the community.  

Speakers in random order

 
   
   

  

WHERE & WHEN

  • 28 October 2020
  • 1 - 5 PM
  • This is an online event and only availabe via the private Event platform
  • Language: English
  • Entrance: Non-profit / Academic Ticket & Business Ticket

For whom

This event brings the MedTech community together and is therefore interesting for: physicians, scientists, engineers, project leaders, companies but it is also an interesting program for governments, investors, foundations and other interested parties are welcome. 

Why you don't want to miss this

Personalize your program

  • Explore the latest MedTech updates
  • Learn from the best medics, scientists, entrepreneurs
  • A virtual experience between August and October
  • 60+ sessions with TechMed Talks (top keynotes), Talkshows, Meet the experts, Workshops, Virtual guided tours & demos and many more
  • 5 areas of interest to personalize your program
  • Live and/or On demand all sessions
Why you don't want to miss this

Meet, connect and match

  • Meet the MedTech community 
  • Expand your network
  • 15+ Countries represented
  • Find new business partners
  • 150+ Companies represented
  • 1500 B2B one-to-one meetings

Organisation & Contact

The 2020 TechMed Event is a joint effort by the TechMed Centre of the University of Twente and World Trade Center Twente in Hengelo.