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How to implement health technology innovations A series of kitchen table talks

How to implement health technology innovations

In June of this year the Technical Medical Centre in collaboration with the Sustainable Health Technology programme will organize a series of kitchen table talks. Implementation experts from the university will have in-depth conversations with leading innovators at the University of Twente on implementation. You can participate with these talks in-person and online.

Examples of topics discussed are:

  • Does my innovation fit the need?
  • How to identify and talk to the stakeholders involved with your innovation.
  • How to align the scientific strategy with implementation strategy.
  • What data to collect in anticipation of implementation and adoption.
  • How to avoid the pitfalls proceeding from lab studies to human studies.

Where & When

  • Date: june 2022, date TBA
  • Time: TBA
  • Language: English
  • Format: Hybrid event (including digital livestream and live venue)
    Location live venue: TechMed Centre (Technohal, no 18), on the campus of the University of Twente, Drienerlolaan 5, Enschede


Registration will open in March, but mark this series of sessions already in your agenda.


The purpose of the series of kitchen table talks

This practical workshop series is available for everyone that is involved in health technologies. These talks are relevant for everyone in medical technology, eHealth, in-vitro applications, public health, wellbeing, home care or lifestyle.

This series is practical in nature and tailored to the needs. During the table talks you will learn about regulations, documentation, how to successfully implement your innovation, research on human subjects, research data management and privacy. The workshop are hands-on with easy to use templates so you have everything you need to get started. This documentation is tremendously important if you intend to test your innovation on humans, license it or start a company. The earlier you start building it, the easier it becomes. The goal of the table talks is to help you setup 80% - 90% of everything you need to push your innovations forward.

Hosted by

This session is organized by the research program Sustainable Healthcare Technology (SHT), within the TechMed Centre institute. The mission of SHT is to improve the performance, uptake and impact of health technologies developed at the University of Twente that will contribute to making our healthcare future-proof.