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Meet the Dutch at MEDICA! | The success formula of the Holland Pavilion

This year the four-day trade fair will take place from November  18 - 21 at the Düsseldorf Messe. ‘’Nowhere else in the world will you find the entire process chain of innovations for the development, manufacture and marketing of medical devices, products, instruments and high-tech solutions presented in such a seamless manner and broached in [...]

2019-08-22T15:23:04+02:00August 22nd, 2019|News|

Elderly Care | China seeks alignment with the Netherlands

*This newsitem is in Dutch | De Chinezen kijken met bewondering naar de manier waarop we in Nederland voor onze ouderen zorgen. Minister Hugo de Jonge van Volksgezondheid ondertekent vandaag in China een samenwerkingscontract met NDRC over ouderenzorg. De Task Force Health Care gaat mede uitvoering geven aan deze MoU. In het gevolg van de [...]

2019-05-07T08:26:23+02:00May 7th, 2019|News|

AGENCY roundtable | Worldwide Innovation for Living Longer & Ageing Better

Join this roundtable discussion with AGENCY cofounder, Danielle D. Duplin (based in Boston USA) to share your ageing & longevity focused innovation, and join a new community of coworking members at CIC’s worldwide (Cambridge, Boston, Rotterdam, Tokyo, Miami, etc.). Come add your voice to help shape the global narrative on positive ageing, and establish connections [...]

2019-04-08T08:41:42+02:00April 5th, 2019|News|

Carmen van Vilsteren will be leading Topteam Life Sciences & Health

*This newsitem is in Dutch |  Carmen van Vilsteren is per 1 april 2019 het nieuwe boegbeeld van de Topsector Life Sciences & Health. Met deze benoeming tot voorzitter van het Topteam Life Sciences & Health door Staatssecretaris van Economische Zaken en Klimaat Mona Keijzer neemt Van Vilsteren het stokje over van waarnemend boegbeeld Hans [...]

2019-03-21T16:11:30+02:00March 21st, 2019|News|

Visit the Holland Pavilion at ARAB HEALTH 2019

Holland Pavilion 2019 For the 8th time the successful Holland Pavilion is being organised at the Arab Health! With 8 participating Dutch companies the Holland Pavilion will be present in Hall ‘Trade Centre Arena’ (SA.D90 - 99). The Holland Pavilion provides an excellent opportunity to meet companies and experts from the Dutch Life Sciences & Health sector. [...]

2019-02-06T08:49:26+02:00January 22nd, 2019|News|

MoU on Healthcare between Indonesia & the Netherlands

Task Force Health Care accompanied, together with 15 Dutch Life Sciences & Health organisations, the visit of Minister of State Sybilla Dekker to Indonesia. The delegation consisted of officials, companies, and universities. Minister Dekker took the lead as Minister Bruno Bruins had to withdrew, due to commitments in the Netherlands. The visit took place between [...]

2018-12-21T11:10:31+02:00December 21st, 2018|News|

eHealth and Elderly Care mission to Rhineland Palatinate and Saarland with a Royal touch!

The Dutch business delegation was formed by twenty-five organisations who were eager to gain more knowledge about the two German states and network during the mission that took place from the 10th – 12th of October. One of the German states, Rhineland-Palatinate launched the "Gesundheit & Pflege 2020" program with the focus on the connection [...]

2018-12-20T14:36:32+02:00December 20th, 2018|News|

Healthy Ageing China Event

China is one of the Netherlands’ priority countries for the LSH sector. It’s an enormous market and changing population poses a lot of challenges on the current health system, but also provides a lot of opportunities for innovative solutions. The Chinese often visit the Netherlands, specifically to learn more about elderly care or the incorporation [...]

2018-12-20T14:31:11+02:00December 20th, 2018|News|

Bedrijvendag Ambassadeursconferentie 2019

*This newsitem is in Dutch | Wilt u internationaal ondernemen of uw activiteiten in het buitenland uitbreiden? Kom dan op woensdag 30 januari naar de Bedrijvendag tijdens de Ambassadeursconferentie 2019 in Den Haag. U krijgt de kans om de ambassadeurs specifieke vragen te stellen over de landen waarin zij werken. Meer dan 140 Nederlandse ambassadeurs [...]

2018-12-13T16:02:49+02:00December 13th, 2018|News|

Cooperating in remote eHealth & Tele-medicine services on the Colombian healthcare market

Bogota, Colombia – November 28th, 2018 | Coomeva Medicina Prepagada and TFHC Partner Spectator Latin America are proud to announce their cooperation in remote eHealth and Tele-medicine services on the Colombian and international Healthcare market. Coomeva Medicina Prepagada is one of the leading Healthcare Insurance Companies in Colombia, with direct and indirect Health services under the modality of prepayment, [...]

2018-12-10T15:37:09+02:00December 10th, 2018|News|

Interested in Japan?

In order to support Dutch Life Sciences & Health organisations interested in Japan, the Task Force Health Care (TFHC) has been commissioned by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) to perform a market study in close cooperation with the Dutch Embassy in Tokyo and Consulate-general in Osaka. Questions: Are (or were) you active in Japan (in [...]

2018-12-07T15:55:38+02:00December 7th, 2018|News|

Roundtable: Ukrainian Health Care Sector – Opportunities for Dutch companies in Ukraine

In October 2017, Ukraine adopted a crucial legislative health care package that is designed to improve the health of its people initiating the full edged Health Care Reform.  It aims to improve the operation of the overall health care system, provide better access to treatment, introduce standardized pricing for services throughout the country and offer [...]

2018-12-07T16:20:45+02:00November 12th, 2018|News|

Flanders & the Netherlands sign MoU on enhanced cooperation in the field of personalised medicine

*This news item is in Dutch | 6 november 2018, Den Haag - Tijdens de Vlaams-Nederlandse politieke topontmoeting op 5 november in Middelburg is een Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) ondertekend door staatssecretaris Mona Keijzer van het ministerie van Economische Zaken en Klimaat (EZK) en Secretaris-generaal Johan Hanssens namens Minister Muyters van het Vlaamse departement van Economie, [...]

2018-11-06T11:19:17+02:00November 6th, 2018|News|

Visit the Holland Pavilion MEDICA 2018!

Holland Pavilion 2018 For the 8th time the successful Holland Pavilion is being organised, with 27  participating Dutch companies the Holland Pavilion will cover a 300 m2! The Holland Pavilion provides an excellent opportunity to meet companies and experts from the Dutch Life Sciences & Health sector. Located in Hall 15 | F56/58/60 we welcome [...]

2018-11-07T13:37:24+02:00November 6th, 2018|News|

Artificial Intelligence Conference

*This event is in Dutch | Op 15 en 16 november 2018 vindt in Parijs de Erasmus-Descartes conferentie plaats, georganiseerd door de Nederlandse ambassade in samenwerking met de Franse ambassade in Nederland. De conferentie, gehouden onder de vlag van het Frans-Nederlands Initiatief, vormt een van de hoogtepunten in de Nederlands-Franse samenwerking en wordt sinds 2002 beurtelings in [...]

2018-11-06T11:20:47+02:00November 5th, 2018|News|

France presents new healthcare strategy

*This newsitem is in Dutch | Frankrijk presenteert nieuwe strategie gezondheidszorg Samenvatting FR vergrijst en er is een grote divergentie in zorgaanbod tussen stad en platteland. Nieuwe strategie bevat 50 maatregelen om zorg(aanbod) te verbeteren. Numerus fixus voor medische studies wordt afgeschaft in 2020. Nieuw beroep aangekondigd: de medisch assistent. E-health: elektronisch patiëntendossier in 2022, [...]

2018-10-22T13:57:07+02:00October 22nd, 2018|News|

Swymed | Winner of the Smart Solutions Award 2018!

(Photo by Fleur Beemster | left to right: John Kroon (Swymed) - SG Erik Gerritsen (Min. of Health, Welfare & Sport ) World of Health Care 2018 (WoHC) visitors voted Swymed as the winner of the Smart Solutions Award in the RDM Submarine Wharf, Rotterdam. As one of many exhibitors Swymed presented their DOT Telemedicine Backpack to [...]

2018-09-28T09:10:47+02:00September 28th, 2018|News|

TFHC Partners Philips & NewCompliance team up to decrease Infection Risks in Hybrid Operating Rooms

Combining the strengths of NewCompliance’s services with Philips’ Operating Room technology and the Azurion Platform, delivers extended capabilities for surgical teams to measure and manage surgical site infection risk Zoetermeer, The Netherlands – Philips Medical Systems and NewCompliance have announced a partnership to complement the Philips Azurion FlexMove and Hybrid OR designs, with NewCompliance’s OR Cockpit technology platform. The collaboration will allow Philips’ [...]

2018-09-28T07:37:52+02:00September 28th, 2018|News|

TFHC welcomes Micha van Lin

*This news item is in Dutch | Micha van Lin wordt de nieuwe directeur Task Force Health Care (TFHC). Met ingang van 1 oktober volgt hij hiermee Peter Post op die begin augustus zijn vertrek aankondigde. Micha werkte onder meer in Afrika voor het ontwikkelings-programma van de Verenigde Naties (UNDP). Daarna was hij voor lange tijd hoofd van [...]

2018-09-05T09:06:48+02:00September 5th, 2018|News|

More than 100 foreign high-level decisionmakers will visit WoHC 2018!

Get ready for World of Health Care 2018! It’s  already considered to be the largest and most inspiring ‘congresstival’ in The Netherlands. On the 27th of September 2018 the successful congresstival World of Health Care (WoHC) will be held at the RDM Rotterdam! This edition we welcome 1000+ key stakeholders in the Dutch Life Sciences & Health [...]

2018-08-30T09:21:11+02:00August 29th, 2018|News|

Opportunities for cooperation between German & Dutch Health experts

*This newsitem is in Dutch | Hoe kunnen wij de zorg beter en kostenefficiënter maken? Hoe kunnen digitalisering en eHealth hier een rol in spelen? En wat kan een bijdrage van een grensoverschrijdende samenwerking zijn en waar liggen de kansen? Deze en andere vragen worden op 5 september 2018 beantwoordt. De Duits-Nederlandse Handelskamer (DNHK) organiseert dan [...]

2018-08-20T14:34:24+02:00August 20th, 2018|News|

Brexit-Lunch Meeting | Healthcare sector

*This meeting is in Dutch | Nederland heeft een zeer intensieve relatie met het naastgelegen Verenigd Koninkrijk. Brexit heeft dus gevolgen, ook voor de zorgsector.  Denk daarbij bijvoorbeeld aan de leveringszekerheid van medische producten, zorgrekeningen van Britse patiënten en toegang voor zorgprofessionals met Britse diploma’s. Bent u werkzaam in de zorg? Of bij een overheidsinstelling, instantie [...]

2018-06-27T09:42:37+02:00June 27th, 2018|News|

India | Largest trade mission gives a phenomenal boost to the relationship with the Netherlands

Historic trade mission to India resulted in fruitful collaborations as numerous MoU’s were signed. The official and business delegation visited New Dehli and Bangalore for collective visits, network events, seminars, bilateral meetings and trade dinners. The aim of the mission to was to provide opportunities to get (more) acquainted with the Indian Health Care sector,  [...]

2018-06-20T09:59:02+02:00June 20th, 2018|News|

Dutch delegation in Boston – the biotech hub of the universe

Dutch Association Innovative Medicines, Task Force Health Care, Health~Holland, NSBO and the Dutch Embassy in Washington look back on a successful 4-day study trip to Boston. The visits to the eight companies and healthcare institutions were very significant for the trip. Among were both large (Pfizer, Sanofi-Genzyme) and smaller (Sarepta Therapeutics, Lysosomal Therapeutics and Alnylam [...]

2018-06-15T14:13:17+02:00June 15th, 2018|News|

Visiting Stockholm, Olso and Copenhagen in 5 days!

A Healthcare Roadshow to Scandinavia filled with high-level meetings, workshops and hospital visits. According to the Dutch delegation, this exploratory mission provided great insights into the healthcare systems of the Nordic region. Tapping into the Scandinavian healthcare market can seem quite challenging. Therefore, Task Force Health Care (TFHC) organised the very first Healthcare Roadshow to [...]

2018-06-15T14:13:48+02:00June 15th, 2018|News|

Explore your chances in West France!

*This newsitem is in Dutch | Bent u actief in de eHealth- & Healthsector? Wilt u uw kansen in West-Frankrijk verkennen? Meld u dan aan voor het International Business Partnering Forum op 2 en 3 juli 2018 in Rennes. Het forum is onderdeel van het internationale B2B-evenenement Open de l'International. Bretagne Commerce International (BCI), de regionale ontwikkelingsmaatschappij [...]

2018-06-01T08:07:43+02:00June 1st, 2018|News|