The 6th edition of HIHR will take place by virtual sessions first half of June 2020

Based on the expectation that Covid19-restrictions will still be in place, preventing a F2F-network meeting early September, we have decided to convert the 6th edition of HIHR into online-sessions in the first half of June. We appreciate that so many of you are joining us as we transition to an online edition of our pitch- and quick-fire sessions.

Hereto the following program will be offered:

Pitch presentations

We proudly present you 9 investment opportunities on the morning of Wednesday June 10. Please download here the full program. Instructions on joining the online edition will be sent to you upon registration.

Quickfire sessions

We’re also grateful that so many people offered their help for our individual quick fire sessions, taking place on June 10 – June 12. A scheme of these sessions can be found here. The purpose of this supplemental event is to shape these very early stage ideas, hopefully leading into pitch-ready initiatives for one of our future HIHR-editions.

By offering a virtual session in June we:
– will be able to serve our stakeholders, young scientists/entrepreneurs and investors on short term;
– will be able to offer you a second meeting on November 10 (either virtually again, or F2F – to be decided after summer).
The earlier announced meeting on September 9 is hereby being cancelled.

KTO-/ Spin Off event registration

KTO-professionals and Spin off representatives are requested to sign up for the HIHR-event via this online registration form. PRO’s are offered unlimited access to our online pitch-sessions. However, each person will have to register individually to receive an unique access-code.

As KTO-professional we warmly invite you to contribute to the quickfire sessions, share your expertise and thereby help other initiatives shaping their future venture. You can mark your interest at the registration form preferably before June 1, for planning purposes.
Registrations after June 1 are scheduled based on availability.

After registration you will receive the syllabus with summaries of all 23 spin off initiatives, a personal access-code for the pitch sessions and a personal schedule and instructions for allocated quickfire sessions.

Investor registration

HIHR is an invitation-only event, which means that our network and pitch-events are not open to service providers. We therefore have no open registration system for investors or entrepreneurs. If you are interested in joining, you’re kindly requested to send an email to claar-els@hihr.eu to receive an invite for our next HIHR-edition, including a link to the online investor-registration form.

While the event is organized and in part paid for by the academic research organizations involved, we do ask a contribution for this virtual edition of € 200 ex VAT to cover our expenses. This contribution will allow you to join with un unlimited number of colleagues. However, each person will have to register individually to receive an unique access-code.
Entrepreneurs can join on a single ticket for € 100 ex VAT.

We kindly invite you to mark your interest for the 14 quickfire sessions at the registration form before June 1 for planning purposes. Registrations after June 1 are scheduled based on availability. Your input to help these initiatives further shape their ideas is hugely valued; we would appreciate if you could contribute to at least two of these sessions, but you are welcome to participate in more initiatives. 

After registration you will receive the syllabus with summaries of all 23 spin off initiatives, a personal access-code for the pitch sessions and a personal schedule and instructions for allocated quickfire sessions.

Sponsoring

This 6th edition would not be possible without the support of our preferred partner Johnson&Johnson Innovation.

Logo of Johnson and Johnson Innovation

If you feel positive towards our initiative, value our unique and strong focus or would like to actively help young academic entrepreneurs, then we encourage you to become one of our sponsors as well. By sponsoring HIHR you contribute to building up and strengthening the academic Benelux venture ecosystem. It enables you to directly support the young entrepreneurs, by actively contributing to pitch training and/or 1:1 coaching and by priority seating at the informal talks. At the same time your financial support enables us to maintain our independency, stay away from service-providers and increase the professionalism of our pitches and further elaborate our initiative into a Benelux academic venture forum.

Please contact claar-els@hihr.eu for further information on sponsoring options.

Second edition, HIHR-7 in fall 2020

This virtual edition in June enables us to organise a second edition in the fall of 2020 as originally planned. Please visit our HIHR-7 event page, check the deadlines and nominate your spin off initiative for a pitch presentation or sign up your venture initiative for a quick fire session! 

We look forward to welcoming you to our online sessions in June 2020!

Participating academic institutions in the Benelux, incl their UMC’s

Preferred partner

Silver partner