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the 2020 techmed event 

Improving healthcare with innovative technology

The 2020 TechMed Event (from August 27 to October 29) featured more than 20 inspiring online knowledge and matchmaking events (a Kick-off meeting & Pre-sessions & The Congress & B2B Matchmaking Meetings) in which physicians, researchers, and companies from the MedTech Ecosystem came together within  four areas of interest: Personalized eHealth, Health Robotics, Nano Bio Tech and AI & Intelligent Imaging. 

This edition included:
  • Plenary keynote talk by Daniel Kraft MD - The future of healthcare, where can technology take us?
  • An interactive Panel discussion, 4 parallel sessions includig 3 talks within the 4 areas of interest, and more during the inspiring Congress. 
  • 1-on-1 meetings with companies from all over the world (Brazil, Japan, Canada, France, and more).
  • The importancy of a strong MedTech community with expert interviews 
  • 15+ Pre-sessions with 40+ presentations & discussions
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previous editions

The initiators of the current TechMed Event are the Technical Medical Center - University of Twente and World Trade Center Twente. Previously they organized their MedTech events separately: The TechMed Event (formerly Mira day) and Medical Devices Meetings. From 2020, both events have been merged into 1 event with a strong focus on both science and innovation: The TechMed Event.

The 2019 TechMed Event

06 June 2019

The program included:

  • Keynote talk by Drs. Bas van den Dungen;
  • Keynote talk by Dr. Peter N. Burns
  • Inspirational sessions including business and science pitches hosted by Personalized eHealth Technology, Healthcare Robotics ans Sustainable Healthcare Technology.
  • Experience Expo, Innovation Matchmakers, Network square, and more.  

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Medical Devices Meetings 2019

18-19 September 2019

The program included:

  • Keynote talks by Maarten Akkerman - Medtronic; Wouter Koolen - Deloitte risk advisory; Bob Hamans - Siemens Healthineers 
  • B2B meetings with more than 75 companies from all over the world
  • Parallel program including12 inspiring talks
  • Network & Social activities


The 2016 TechMed Even (Mira Day)

03 November 2016

The program included:

  • Keynote talk by Dr. Marleen de Bruijn - Learning Imaging Biomarkers
  • Keynote talk by Dr. Peter Loskill - Towards High Content Screening Platforms: Parallelizable Microphysiological Systems as in vitro models of Cardiac and Adipose Tissue 
  • Keynote talk by: Harrie Weinans - Mechano-inflammation of joint degeneration
  • Postersessions by TechMed PhD students en postdocs. 

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The 2015 TechMed Event (Mira Day)

03 June 2015

The program included:

  • Inspiring keynote talks in the Biomedical and Technical Medicine domain
  • Postersessions by TechMed PhD students en postdocs. 
  • Networklounge

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The 2014 TechMed Event (Mira Day)

19 June 2014

The program included:

  • Interactive sessions ‘Meet the Clinicians’
  • Talks and discussions about ‘Innovative Collaboration’
  • State of the art research and breakthrough results
The 2012 TechMed Event (Mira Day)

12 April 2012

The program included:

  • Interactive Technical Medicine session: Meet the clinicians
  • Keynote talk: Prof.dr. R. DeKeyser
  • Keynote talk: Prof.dr. W.J.G. Oyen
  • TechMed's talented scientists introduce their research within the Strategic Research Orientations: Imaging & Diagnostics; Neural and Motor Systems; Tissue Regeneration.  
The 2010 TechMed Event (Mira Day)

31 March & 01 April 2010

The program included:

  • Keynote talk: Prof.dr. Hans Clevers - Wnt signaling, Lgr5 stem cells and cancer
  • Keynote talk: Prof.dr. Thomas Jovin - Fluorescence microscopy: traversing the treacherous road from the lab to the maketplace
  • Workshop by Prof.dr. Maarten IJzerman, Science Park and Venture Lab on"Being successful in healthcare business. What you should do and what we can do to support you.