Global Investor Forum

Partnering Program in Boston

The Global Investor Forum matches private capital with promising biomed scale-ups. Join the powerful global BIOMED network of the world’s leading investors, entrepreneurs, corporates and key physicians focusses on Regenerative Medicine and Medical Devices.

Join the 2-day Life Sciences Partnering Programme in Boston. As a promising scale-up participating in the 2-day programme enables you to showcase your venture and find your cross border capital and knowledge match in a small-scale trusted network.

Pitch your venture for Investors, meet US Corporates and get acquainted with the Massachusetts Life Science community.


Wednesday April 17th 2019
Location: Aboard the historic ship Clipper Stad Amsterdam docked at Pier 59, Fan Pier, Boston        

  • Opening Global Investor Forum
  • Welcome aboard the Clipper Stad Amsterdam
  • Marianne van der Steen, Founder Global Investor Forum
  • Travis McCready, President and CEO of the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center
  • Interactive Panel discussion: ‘The European Medicines Agency in the Netherlands, an opportunity for Life Sciences’. Moderates by Hans Schikan, a.i. chairman of the Topsector Life Sciences & Health, The Netherlands

11.30 – 12.30 Lunch
13.00 – 17.00 Welcome to The Capital Network: meet the Boston investors
                     Pitch session with The Capital Network Investors Shark Tank Style. Location: District Hall
17.00 – 20.00 Networking reception on the Clipper Stad Amsterdam

Thursday April 18th 2019
Location: Consulate of the Netherlands. 50 Milk Street, 16th Floor, Boston

09.00 – 11.00 Scale-up Coaching event

With different coaches you will discuss your venture and they’ll guide you during two 45-minute 1-on-1 meetings. Aim is to get yourself acquainted with various actors (persons, companies, institutes and hospitals) of the Boston Life Sciences ecosystem.

11.00 – 17.00 Company visits

During the afternoon we will arrange several company visits. These visits will be adapted to your preferences so make sure you let us know what you’re looking for.

Participating fee: € 250,- to be invoiced by Oost NL
Travel arrangements: on own account
Want to participate? Sign up before March 18th by contacting: Bram Geertsema
Advisor International Business @ East Netherlands Development Agency or
+31 (0)6 28 85 20 56

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