The Future of Pharmaceutical Industry


Dear Nyenrode Alumni and VCV affiliates,


After the success of previous theme meetings of the VCV Healthcare, you are invited to participate in a discussion evening on The Future of Pharmaceutical Industry. This event will take place on Thursday, February 7, 2019. We start at 18:00 in the AH building of the Nyenrode Business University.

We would like to invite you to participate in the discussion on this theme in search of answers and further deepening. We are pleased that we can present two renowned speakers to you:


Martin van der Graaff. PHD at University of Leiden. He worked 11 years at the research department of Organon and Solvay. He moved to Nefarma (VIG) a branch organisation for the innovative pharma industry. The last ten year he acted as secretary of the advisory board of Zorginstituut Nederland.

Bert Hartog PhD is an experienced Senior Director and Innovation Leader. He leads transformational innovation projects that have the goal to shape the future of clinical trial execution, and position Janssen as a role model in patient-centered clinical research.

Bert is an industry expert in Global Clinical Operations and Digital Health. He graduated in Biomedicine and obtained a PhD in Medicine from Utrecht University. He worked in Clinical Operations, QA and IT management before joining Janssen’s Clinical Innovation team in 2015. His main focus today is developing capabilities for digital health in clinical trials, including digital outcome measures and technologies for remote patient monitoring.


18:00 -18:30       Registration and snacks

18:30 -18:35       Welcome by the board of the VCV Healthcare Circle

18:35 -19:00       Presentation “The Future of the Pharmaceutical Sector ; a perspective from the public interest” – Martin van der Graaff

19:00 - 19:30      Interactive discussion with the speaker

19:30 - 19:45      Coffee break

19:45 - 20:10:     Presentatie “Game Changing Capabilities For Clinical Research Leveraging Digital Technologies” – Bert Hartog

20:10 - 20:30      Interactive discussion with the speaker

20:30 - 21:00      Coffee break

21:00                   Closure and network drinks in the Plesman Bar


We are looking forward to see you on Thursday 7th of February of 2019 in the AH building of Nyenrode.


Non members of the VCV are also welcome! They will need to register themselves by simply sending an e-mail to: and wire the registration fee to: NL49INGB0003862745 t.n.v. M. Holling. Please include the following description “VCV Healthcare 7-2-2019”. You can also pay in cash on-site (only after registration by e-mail).


The board of the VCV Healthcare Circle


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Start evenement: 
7 feb 2019 - 18:00
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