Healthy Ideas, Healthy Returns is a growing platform that unites all major biomedical research organizations in the Benelux. HIHR events are attended by all major early stage Venture Capital funds in the Human Health in the Benelux region and the initiative is supported by J&J Innovation, INKEF Capital, BioQube Ventures, Arnold&Siedsma and our supporting companies.

Participating knowledge institutes

Universities: University of Antwerp, Free University of Brussels, University of Ghent, University of Hasselt, KU Leuven, Université de Liège, Université de Mons, Université de Namur, Université Catholique de Louvain, Université Libre de Bruxelles
Academic Medical Centres: Clinique Universitaires Saint Luc, Liège Universty Hospital, Saint Pierre University Hospital, UZ Ghent, UZ Antwerp, UZ Brussel, UZ Leuven,
Institutes: Flemish Institute for Biotechnology (VIB), IMEC

University: University of Luxembourg
InstitutesLuxembourg Institute of Health (LIH), Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB),

The Netherlands
Universities: University of Amsterdam, Technical University of Eindhoven, Free University of Amsterdam, University of Groningen, University of Leiden, University of Maastricht, Radboud University of Nijmegen, Technical University of Twente, University of Utrecht, University of Wageningen
Academic Medical Centres: AmsterdamMC, ErasmusMC, GroningenMC, LUMC, Maatrsicht UMC, RadboudMC, UtrechtMC, VU-MC
Institutes: Netherlands Cancer Institute, Oncode Institute, Wageningen Research, the Hubrecht Institute, TNO, the Dutch Neuroscience Institute (NIN), Westerdijk Fungal Biodiversity Institute, Netherlands Institute of Ecology, represented by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW)

Participating funds / companies

To get an impression of the funds / companies that have participated in our events, you can find here an overview.

Spin Off companies / projects presented via HIHR

Download here the list of Spin offs / projects that have presented themselves at HIHR since 2016.

We look forward to meeting you at one of our events!

Participating academic institutions in the Benelux

Radboud umc
Wageningen University & Research

Preferred partner

Silver partners

HIHR supporters