1 Nov. 2021

Medical Delta Conference 2021

The health & technology ecosystem of the delta region and beyond will come together on Tuesday 2 November during the Medical Delta Conference 2021. In addition to an interesting substantive program, the nine new appointed Medical Delta professors will give their inaugural lectures.


14:00-15:00 - Check-in with music

15:00-15:05 - Welcome by Prof.dr.ir. Tim van der Hagen, President and Rector Magnificus at Delft University of Technology. Moderator: Astrid Joosten

15:05-15:25 - Keynote lecture Marcel Levi, Chairman NWO

15:25-16:00 - Panel discussion with Mr. Ida Haisma, Director Stichting Leiden Bio Science Park; Dr. Marleen Goumans, Director and Lector 'Samenhang in de Ouderenzorg' at Kenniscentrum Zorginnovatie (Hogeschool Rotterdam); Prof. dr. Maureen Rutten, Professor of Economic Evaluation of Innovations for Health (Erasmus University)

16:00-16:45 - Break and Exhibition Market

16:45-18:00 - Inaugural lectures nine new Medical Delta professors:

Prof. dr. Andrea Evers (University Leiden, TU Delft, Erasmus University) – research into eHealth applications to promote public health (part of Medical Delta eHealth & selfmanagement for a healthy society)

Prof. dr. Natasja de Groot (Erasmus MC, TU Delft) – research into the use of sensors and catheters to more accurately diagnose and treat cardiac arrhythmias (part of Medical Delta Cardiac Arrhythmia Lab)

Prof. dr. ir. Jaap Harlaar (TU Delft, Erasmus MC, LUMC) – research into biomechanics of movement and precision diagnostics in osteoarthritis (part of Medical Delta: Improving Mobility with Technology)

Prof. dr. Mischa Hoogeman (Erasmus MC, TU Delft) – research on photons and protons to promote proton therapy for cancer patients (part of HollandPTC Medical Delta program on HTA value proposition)

Prof. dr. Gerjo van Osch (Erasmus MC, TU Delft) – research into making cartilage (part of Medical Delta Regenerative Medicine 4D: Generating complex tissues with stem cells and printing technology)

Prof. dr. ir. Wouter Serdijn (TU Delft, Erasmus MC) – research into the use of bioelectronics in medical research (part of Medical Delta Cardiac Arrhythmia Lab and Medical Neurodelta)

Prof. dr. Marco van Vulpen (LUMC, TU Delft, Erasmus MC) – research into proton therapy for radiation cancer cells (part of HollandPTC Medical Delta program on HTA value proposition)

Prof. dr. ir. Marcel Reinders (TU Delft, LUMC) – research into the use of computer algorithms for the analysis of molecular data (part of Medical NeuroDelta: Ambulant Neuromonitoring for Prevention and Treatment of Brain Disease and METABODELTA: Metabolomics for clinical advances in the Medical Delta)

Prof. dr. Andrew Webb (LUMC, TU Delft) – research aimed for making medical imaging more widely available (part of Medical Delta Diagnostics 3.0: Dementia and stroke)

18:00-19.00 - Networking, drinks and music


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