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Create Health at Drive Festival: Partnerships in design and healthcare

- Hoe creëer je zorginnovaties met impact? Lees hier het verslag naar van het Drive Festival waar Create Health presenteerde over partnerschappen in design en healthcare.

Pink Ribbon and KWF join forces

- De stichtingen Pink Ribbon en KWF Kankerbestrijding voegen vanaf vandaag de bedrijfsvoering samen met als doel een substantiële groei van inkomsten te realiseren voor borstkankeronderzoek. Het merk en de identiteit van Pink Ribbon blijven in deze samenwerking behouden.

Agendia Expands its Business Activities in Germany

- Agendia, a world leader in personalized medicine and molecular cancer diagnostics, announces the expansion of its business activities in Germany. The Company has launched the “BRIDGE” patient initiative to enable more physicians and their patients to access the additional benefits of its MammaPrint test.

New collaboration with China on elderly care

- Staatssecretaris Martin van Rijn (VWS) en zijn Chinese collega, vice-minister Gao Xiaobing (Civil Affairs), hebben een 3-jarige overeenkomst getekend om samen te werken op het terrein van ouderenzorg.

Synaffix Enters into a Commercial License Agreement with ADC Therapeutics

- Synaffix announced it has entered into a Commercial License Agreement with ADC Therapeutics for its proprietary GlycoConnect and HydraSpace site-specific antibody-drug conjugate technologies.

Merus receives milestone payment from Ono Pharmaceutical

- Merus N.V., a clinical-stage immuno-oncology company developing innovative bispecific antibody therapeutics, announced that the Company received an undisclosed milestone payment from Ono Pharmaceutical Co., under the ongoing collaboration between the two companies.

Minister Kamp announced National Icons 2016

- Minister Kamp of the Ministry of Economic Affairs announced the three new National Icones this Tuesday at DWDD: Blue Energy (water energy), Growboxx (plant solution for extreme conditions) and Lighthouse (medical isotopes). The award acknowledges the positions of the three innovative companies. Read more on the three icons.

Towards a national infrastructure for optimalization of cancer research

- Hartwig Medical Foundation, the Dutch national data bank facilitating improved care for cancer patients in the Netherlands, has joined forces with BBMRI-NL. Together they will investigate how to maximize the impact of data in order realize more effective treatments. Read more (in Dutch).

Increase health care costs and life expectancy requires prevention

- Om de stijging van de zorgkosten gecombineerd met de toenemende levensverwachting het hoofd te kunnen blijven bieden, is een omslag van genezen naar preventie nodig. Bernard Wientjes, hoogleraar aan de Universiteit Utrecht, leerstoel ‘Ondernemerschap en Leiderschap’, roept op tot het opstellen van preventieakkoord waarin alle betrokkenen - overheid, de SER, werkgevers, vakbonden, zorgverzekeraars, zorginstellingen en andere deskundigen – hun verantwoordelijkheid nemen.

EdgeLeap partners with 9 million euro research programme to fight heart failure

- EdgeLeap, a data science company providing consultancy and tailored solutions to life science and healthcare industry, has partnered with the innovative multidisciplinary program FIGHT-HF that sets out to revolutionize the management of patients with heart failure.