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Pioneers In HealthCare: Award ceremony 2021

Pioneers in HealthCare: online 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 Tuesday 24 January 2022, from 17:00, we will organize the PIHC Award Ceremony. During this event 11 "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.

Where & when

  • Tuesday 24 January 2022
  • 17.00 - 18.15
  • Location: Online 
  • Language: English

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



Zoom meeting open




Announcement of first 4 winners, with short movies and interviews


Announcement of next 4 winners, with short movies and interviews


Announcement of next 3 winners, with short movies and interviews


End of Award ceremony


Group picture of winners


Join us at the online award ceremony
Register here

To participate in this event you need to register yourself. You can do this via this link. After registration, you will receive an email a few days prior to the event with practical information including link to the livestream. If you cannot attend the event for which you have already registered, we kindly ask that you let us know by sending an email to

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. Reggeborgh contributes to the PIHC fund to support projects that make a difference in healthcare.
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
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