#AIA18 Events To Attend | March

March 1, 2018

#AIA18 Events To Attend | March

Just like last month, we like to share some inspiring events to-go-to in March. The themes of our spring events are Health and Mobility, covering a range of topics such as growth and funding.

March 15 | Health Valley Event 2018 (largest healthcare innovation event)

The biggest healthcare innovation congress in the Netherlands; a place where those wanting to make a difference in healthcare have the chance to expand their network and get closer to realizing dreams of change. At this event, you can meet with physicians, nurses, investors, entrepreneurs, patients, policymakers and scientists in the field. Get inspired, find solutions and share your ideas to make a difference!
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March 20 – 22 | Intertraffic – Itsup, the event for smart mobility startups

Intertraffic Amsterdam organizes a brand-new event for startups in smart mobility. This event will take place during the main event of Intertraffic Amsterdam (March 20th to March 23rd). At Itsup, young and promising entrepreneurs representing smart mobility and automotive startups from all over the world will boost their innovative ideas. Come and see how these selected startups pitch their vision and see how the best startups in the field of smart mobility & automotive connect with the frontrunners in the innovative landscape.
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March 27-30 | Industry 4.0 – Startup Challenge

Are you an industrial startup that is open to a digital transformation challenge/hackathon and willing to promote and pitch your solutions at the biggest on- and offline hackathon on the globe? Can you come up with new solutions and prototypes for tomorrow’s industry? Do you want to experience these personally? Well, here is your chance! Sign up and participate in the Industry 4.0 – Startup Challenge and get the opportunity to pitch your concept at the biggest industrial event of France, organized by Les Arts et Métiers. The challenge is open to any global, industrial startup, so register now for the global industry exhibition in Paris! The event will be inaugurated by the French President Emmanuel Macron on March 27th.

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March 28 | Exclusief Groei Event

NL Groeit connects entrepreneurs with growth ambitions to experts. On the 28th of March, growth mentors, entrepreneurs, renowned CEO’s from the Netherlands and partners from NL Groeit will gather on this annual event. This event offers you the opportunity to sharpen your ambitions, share knowledge with entrepreneurs who have a potential to grow and expand your network with some of the most renowned entrepreneurs. As queen Maxima said at last year’s event: ‘’You can learn how to grow!’’ This is also the message we want to communicate this year, and we invite you to be part of it!

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Coming up | April


APRIL 12 | Startup Funding Event

This year, Startup Funding Event is launching in Rotterdam. Prizes worth up to €42.000 will be given away to the winner as a donation, no strings attached. Visitors are free to come and network with corporates, investors and startups and of course, get inspired. Make sure to book your ticket before it sells out! Startups are free to apply to pitch on stage and win the Innovation Funding Award!
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Hope to see you there!

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