Task Force Health Care

Task Force Health Care (TFHC) is the platform for the Dutch Life Sciences & Health sector since 1996. Our network consists of partners from industry, knowledge institutes, NGO’s, healthcare providers and the government. These partners provide innovative and sustainable solutions to global (and local) healthcare challenges and are active all over the world. In the last decade we visited and maintained relationships with more than 30 countries and created a sustainable & special focus on: Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, North America and the Middle East.

TFHC Partners are looking forward to broaden and strengthen their network!


To improve healthcare together by connecting the right people.


All our partners have international ambitions, to realize these ambitions we offer support, services and activities  in all 4 steps of their international journey.

  • Select: Expand your knowledge of international health sectors and set your focus.
  • Prepare: Improve your international business skills to increase your success rate.
  • Connect: Expand your network of relevant Dutch and international stakeholders to create opportunities.
  • Develop:  Receive support to enhance your capability and capitalize on opportunities.

Read our brochure for more info!

“Thanks to the Task Force Health Care I was able to pitch my product during several trade missions. This really put me on the radar and major foreign hospitals and elderly care organisations expressed interest in VARI-STEPP”.
Leon Damen, owner at VARI-STEPP
”It was during the trade mission in South Africa that we found local partners. These kind of communal activities are of high value when we enter a new foreign market.”
Erik Jan Vlieger, CEO of INCISION
”Together with the TFHC we participated in a variety of international activities. We started in 2013 and are now partnering with the 2nd largest healthcare insurer in China!”
Boris Stam, Partner at NIHW
”The TFHC partnership shows that your company values cooperation, and are willing to collectively put the Netherlands on the map in international healthcare.”
Rolof Mulder, Founder & CEO Hospitainer
”TFHC is our vehicle to communicate between B2B and B2G. The TFHC is the perfect method to channel our problems/barriers to the government.”
Guido Geerts, President & CEO Delf Imaging Systems

‘’The strength of the Task Force Health Care (TFHC) is the cooperation we have experienced through the Partner for International Business (PIB) executed by their platform TFHC China. This governmental agreement has led to a number of trade missions to China, among others to Chengdu in 2015 led by the Ministry of Health, Welfare & Sports.’’

René Keessen, Motekforce Link Sales Director International

‘’The international attention to the Dutch health care system, policy and management provides strategic opportunities for universities. Also, as universities increasingly position their education and research internationally and  research funding is also increasingly international.’’

Prof. Joris van de Klundert, Chair Department Health Services Management & Organisation institute Health Policy & Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam