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Pioneers In HealthCare: Award ceremony

Pioneers in HealthCare: award ceremony

Within the Pioneers in Health Care (PIHC) Innovation Fund, the University of Twente, Saxion, Medisch Spectrum Twente, ZiekenhuisGroep Twente and Deventer Hospital have a mutual goal: faster introduction of innovative technology in clinical practice. The Pioneers in Healthcare Innovation Fund pioneers both by developing new technology for clinical problems, and by exploring the possibilities to use existing technology for new medical applications.

On Monday 9 December 2019, from 17:00-21:00, we will organize the PIHC Award Ceremony at Deventer Hospital. During this event 10 "Technological pioneering in healthcare" and "Applying technology in healthcare" vouchers will be awarded. All applicants will be anxiously waiting whether their proposal will win a voucher.



Registration (Deventer Ziekenhuis, foyer 1st floor)


Opening by Drs B.J.M. (Gita) Gallé, CEO Deventer Ziekenhuis


The (un)expected outcomes of PIHC in Deventer Hospital

by Drs R. (Rob) van Doremalen, Technical Physician and Drs M. (Monique) Gorrissen, Pediatric Allergist




Award Ceremony – inspiring pitches by the winners of the PICH vouchers 2019



for whom

  • All applicants 
  • Researchers from the University of Twente and Saxion
  • Medical professionals from MST, ZGT and Deventer Hospital
  • Other parties interested in a faster introduction of innovative technology in clinical practice

where & when

  • 9 december 2019
  • 17.00 - 21.00
  • Free entrance
  • Deventer Hospital, Nico Bolkesteinlaan 75, Deventer; Route
  • 110 participants max
  • Language: English


Please note that registration for this event is not obligation-free. The number of participants for this event is limited (110 persons max), and your registration may result in other attendees missing out if the maximum capacity is reached. We will count on your participation for reserving a seat as well as the catering (dinner and drinks). If you cannot attend the event for which you have already registered, we kindly ask that you let us know. Simply e-mail    

the organization

This event is organised by: Pioneers in Health Care Innovation Fund.

With the innovation fund, the University of Twente, MST, ZGT, Deventer Hospital and Saxion are promoting bottom-up collaboration between the world of new technologies and medical practice with a view to facilitating the introduction of innovative technology in the clinic. 
Technical solutions to overcome limitations in the current health care, or new medical applications of existing technology, that’s what’s Pioneers in Healthcare is all about. 

More information about the PIHC Fund, submission of proposals and awarded projects