CVN organized together with Health Valley and Science Meets Business (SMB) a meeting at the Novio Tech Campus (Nijmegen) on Friday June 10th, 2016 The theme is: Meeting the Hub. Regional Hubs are an important stakeholder in co-creation successful ecosystems and the objective of this CVN is to get a better understand of how corporates, startups and hubs ca join forces and strengthen each other.

During this CVN meeting we learned more about the healthtech and lifescience ecosystem and its players in the Regio Arnhem/Nijmegen. A large part of the agenda was dedicated to the role of the regional hubs. Several stakeholders pitched their view followed by interactive round table discussions.

Novio Tech Campus, Health Valley and Science Meets Business
Knowledge, business and innovation come together at Novio Tech Campus in Nijmegen. The campus offers state-of-the-art research infrastructure and accommodation for companies and entrepreneurs in the Life Sciences, Health and HighTech sectors. Two important players within this ecosystem are Health Valley and Science Meets Business (SMB). Health Valley is a network that fosters and supports technological innovations in health care. Approximately 700 knowledge institutions and companies in this region work in some area of the health care industry. Health Valley provides a unifying platform for universities, care institutions, companies and governmental authorities to exchange information and collaborate in setting up innovative projects. SMB boosts open innovation by providing state-of-the-art and top quality facilities, together with coaching and support of start-ups and SME’s, by stimulating entrepreneurship and business sense in an environment of the excellent science of Radboud university medical center.

CVN members can download the presentations (member area > documents)