Monday, October 05, 2015

#Health2con Dutch Health Innovation Transfer Lunch N’Learn

Health 2.0 Conference

Realtime notes from the ninth Annual Health 2.0 Fall Conference at the Santa Clara Convention Center.
Here is the online Agenda:

Startup Pitches

Lunch & Learn: Meet Holland’s Hottest in Health Tech

Moderated by Thijs BoekhoffHealthcare Innovation Transfer Foundation & Maarten den BraberRockstart Health

This session will provide an overview of Europe’s leading Digital Health ecosystem with pitches and demos from 10 Dutch startups


Aenor Sawyer
UCSF Center for Digital Health Innovation
Lisa Suennen
Venture Valkyrie
Casper de Clercq
Norwest Venture Partners
Anne DeGheest
HealthTech Capital
Lynne Chou
Klein Perkins Caufield & Byers

Demos by

Olivier Heyning (Holland)
Hans Meijs (Holland)
Adjuvo Motion
Gijs den Butter (Holland)
Rick Goud (Holland)
Ronald Nanninga (Holland)
Gociety Solutions
Frank Verbeek (Holland)
Hicham Shatou (Holland)
GW Devices
Leo Elenbaas (Holland)
Koen Luijckx (Holland)
Laevo B.V.
Boudewijn Wisse (Holland)

Virtual Med School – Ronald Nanninga

“Flight Simulator for Doctors.”

Medical Education is not scalable:


Training Time and Cost reduced by 50% and increasing patient safety.

Browser-based Simulator Games.

Already sold to 40% of dutch hospitals.
60 Hospitals in UK
Co-Creation of serious games with medical organizations

Twitter: VirtMedSchool
Accredited as a CME Training Tool in Netherlands.

Global Wearable Devices –

Turnkey solution for design to manufacturing of werable devices.
From Customer Design to Final Production

Inzentiz – mHealth Incubator

mHealth Apps can’t be used in doctors treatment plans.

The revenue is not the app downloads but rather services and hardware.

mHealth Incubator: 3 SDKs

Scalable, all MDD classes. Release at end 2016.

Validation: DEKRA (FDA) – intended use as Medical Accessory


An Exoskeleton for reducing back pain by providing support when lifting and bending.

Customers – buy for employees. Reduced Worker’s Compensation for backpain.

$128B Workers Comp in US per year for back pain.

Adjuvo Motion –

Majority of stroke patients experience paralysis. Majority of patients receive too little treatment and physiotherapy to make a full recovery.

M-Brace enables 4 times more intense treatment.
Working Prototype has been produced.

Logex – Actionable Analytics for Hospitals

Dutch hospitals are in managed competition environment.

Physicians drive bottom line costs but have no visibility in to the costs they control.

Logex analytics Toolkit:

Performance Benchmarks for Physicians.
Scalable SAS platform

Zivver – @rickgoud

Sensitive information is being transferred through insecure methods (Dropbox, fax etc.)
Data leaks are increasing but is often due to human error.

Zivver enables secure email, messaging and file transfer.

EU – Date breach notification rule up to 2% of revenues.

Outlook and Powerpoint plugin and app options

Freemium model

LeQuest – Medical Competence (

Increased complexity of medical technology is leading to avoidable harm due to human-machine interaction
LeQuest delivers customized training for medical devices. interactive visuals. Game methodology and Simulation.

20 Device training modules developed.
150 more planned for 2016.

Partnering with hospitals to train on existing devices. Some hospitals requesting their training to be used in conjunction with new purchases.

China and India is an exploding market.
In US there is the Medical Simulation Center.

Gociety Solutions –

Aging Challenges:

In the senior market the smartphone has become a smart-companion.
GoLivePhone – Layer on top of Smartphone
GoLiveAssist – tablet app for caregiver. Syncs remotely with GoLivePhone
GoLive Wear – companion wearable

Working with CDW, Samsung and AARP in USA

Competitors; Philips Lifeline, GreatCall ($70/Month v $40/Month v $20/Month)

Fall prevention – using trackers in smartphone to monitor.
Looking at 6 categories, Gait speed etc.


Overall Winner: Logex

Logex and LeQuest

Best ShortTerm Opportunity: Gociety

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