Oost NL

Partnering Programme 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.

  • Morning         

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


  • 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

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

bram [dot] geertsema [at] oostnl [dot] nl or +31 (0)6 28 85 20 56