TouchPoints: Finding your healthtech research partner at VUB & UZ Brussel

MEDVIA’s TouchPoints series introduces healthtech companies to the wealth of research opportunities at Flemish universities – which are right on your doorstep.

12 June 2024
Updated 3 July 2024

Are you looking for a research partner for your healthtech project but don’t know where to start? Could the next innovation that skyrockets your company to success already be in development?

MEDVIA’s free TouchPoints series brings together university Tech Transfer offices with companies so the former can showcase what they have available, and the latter can be inspired to create new value in their product or service portfolio. This session features Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and UZ Brussel, and  is co-organized with

TouchPoints: Finding your healthtech research partner
at VUB and UZ Brussel
17 October 2024, 15.00-19.00
VUB Health Campus, Building A
Jette (Brussels)

Universities are typically hotspots for innovation. While some of these projects never go beyond the pilot phase, they could be a goldmine for companies looking for new products or services. Collaboration between knowledge centres and industry on the basis of tech transfer is mutually beneficial.


15.00-15.30  Arrival with coffee and registration

15.30-15.40  Welcome

15.40-16.45  Overview of healthtech expertise and infrastructure

16.45-17.00  Financing industry-university collaboration in Flanders and Brussels

17.00-17.30  Panel discussion: How to innovate in the context of healthtech regulations

17.30-19.00  Networking, booths, finger food

One-on-one meetings (10 mins each) can be scheduled throughout the event.


Register now, and join us for this unique opportunity to connect with health professionals and kickstart a new project!