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Biomedica on the Move 2020 - October 08 2020 - Online event
Business Opportunities in Wearables & Artificial Intelligence for Health

Morning: Advanced MATerials for MEDical applications (Interreg V-B NWE MATMED Project)

Afternoon: Kick-Out Meeting of the Interreg V-A EMR wearIT4health Project & SME Pitches

2 matchmaking sessions (AM and PM): EEN Virtual Matchmaking

We cordially invite you to attend this second edition of "Biomedica on the Move" that is exceptionally organized as a combination of:

  • the workshop "Business Opportunities in Wearables & Artificial Intelligence for Health"

  • the MATMED session, an Interreg NWE project which aims at developing cross-border partnerships to boost innovation in advanced MATerials for MEDical applications

  • the official Kick-Out Meeting of wearIT4health, an Interreg V-A EMR project focusing on the development of a wearable device for the continuous monitoring of hospitalized patients in the Euregio Meuse-Rhine.

  • we have the pleasure to announce the opportunity for the wearIT4health consortium to continue the development for another year under an INTERREG V-A EMR COVID call

Due to the sanitary situation, we organize the Workshop online.

If you had already expressed your interest in our event that was initially planned to be held on April 02, we kindly ask you to re-confirm your attendance to the online event of October 08. Many thanks for your understanding.

You will benefit from:

In the morning:

  • an overview of cutting edge materials in Life Sciences in the MATMED session

  • insight into the exciting business of innovative materials by 4 presenting companies

In the afternoon:

  • the presentation of the achievements of the wearIT4health project and a tech transfer possibility of the developed monitor

  • the presentation of the new opportunity of the wearIT4health consortium to adapt the device for the COVID patients

  • the opportunity for 12 SME to pitch during 5 minutes about their activity, the service they can offer, their need, and possibilities of collaboration in the field of Wearables and Artificial Intelligence in Health.

Morning and afternoon:

  • effectively gain knowledge on the Euregional and even International facilities and expertise and the ability to discuss your innovation and collaboration needs in more detail during two 1-to-1 matchmaking sessions

Registration is free of charge but without exception mandatory, via this website

A press conference will be organised in a dedicated online room.

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The Program

Morning - MATMED Online Session - the ZOOM link to connect will be provided by email to the registered companies


10.30 - 11.00

Lecture: "Protein engineering of adhesion promoting peptides for innovations"

By Ulrich Schwaneberg - RWTH Aachen university

11.00 - 12.00

Presentation by 4 euregional companies of their successful material innovations

  • QV Bioelectronics - "Electrotherapy implants for cancer - prospects & challenges for advanced materials in implanted medical devices" by Chris Bullock

  • innoVitro - "FLEXcyte 96: A revolution in drug safety assessment" by Matthias Gossmann

  • CERHUM - "3D printing of bone: how to transform synthetic bioceramics into high performance material?" by Grégory Nolens

  • Xpect-INX - "XPECT-INX: Your Support in Bioprinting" by Jasper Van Hoorick

Afternoon - Online Kick-Out meeting wearIT4health - The ZOOM link to connect will be provided by email to the registered companies

13.00 - 13.15

13.15 - 13.30

13.30 - 14.10

14.10 - 14.15

14.15 - 14.25

  • Welcome

  • By Axel Noel, Director of Liege Euregio Meuse-Rhine asbl

  • By Michel Morant, Director of the Interface Entreprises - ULiège

  • Opening Lecture by Chris Van Hoof, Imec: "Wearables, Implantables, ingestibles, invisibles: sensor innovations assisting our health"

  • wearIT4health Project presentation by Annick Pierrard, Interface Entreprises - ULiège, Project Coordinator & François Dupont, Scientific Lead Partner, Microsys  - ULiège

  • Monitor Demonstration in CHU Liège hospital room - Movie

  • Test in Hospital presentation by Patrick Duflot, CHU of Liège

  • Technology Transfer by Minh Nguyen, TT Officer of the Interface Entreprises - ULiège

  • Short introduction of the new starting project wearIT4COVID, By Dianne de Korte & Esther Lacko, azM MUMC+

  • Questions / Answers

Pitches by Euregional companies active in the field of wearable devices and artificial intelligence for health - the ZOOM link to connect will be provided by email to the registered companies

14.30 - 15.30

15.30 - 16.00

  • Euregional Pitch Session - You can access a short presentation of the pitchers on the "Partners 2020" in the website Menu

  • Moderator: Isabelle Rausin, ITF ULiège, International Project Development & Biomedica Task Force

14.40 Eldertech (DE) by Artur Janiszek
14.45 Demcon (NL) by Benjamin Jurg
14.50 Nomics (Wallonia, BE) by Bernard Beckers
14.55 iol (Wallonia, BE) by Laura Hong
15.00 Epihunter (Flanders, BE) by Tim Buckinx
15.05 TRAIL (Wallonia, BE) by Pr Benoît Macq
15.10 Trappswise (NL) by Pascal Kwakkernaat
15.15 Byteflies (Flanders, BE) by Hans Danneels
15.20 Achilles (Flanders, BE) by Tim Ruytjens
15.25 ITA (DE) by Ly Dang Khoa Do

  • Questions & Answers

  • Closing by Annick Pierrard, ITF ULiège, wearIT4health Project Coordinator & Biomedica Task Force

Morning and afternoon - EEN Virtual Matchmaking

09.00 - 13.00

16.00 - 18.00


1-to-1 Matchmaking


Enterprise Europe Network (EEN)  offers the opportunity to plan targeted and time-efficient Business Meetings with companies and Centres of Expertise from Belgium, Germany, The Netherlands and abroad.

Through an online platform, interested parties can present themselves in the run-up to the event with a profile and thus organize targeted appointments at their own discretion.

Already 85 profiles from 18 countries are approved to this day and are ready for Business Meetings to be booked.


Participation is free of charge, and done via a special EEN link: registration to the Business Meetings

The registration is mandatory.



Annick Pierrard

Senior Manager - Interreg Projects


Mobile: +32 474 83 47 95

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