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VentureLab Weekend 19-21 November 2021

VENTURELAB WEEKEND The next edition of the VentureLab Weekend will take place on 19-21 November 2021, aiming to help aspiring entrepreneurs sound and test their ideas, develop business models and pitch to an experienced jury. The event is a collaboration between the University of Groningen and it’s accelerator VentureLab North. Format The VentureLab Weekend is …

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Ancora Health shares first results: “The numbers are staggering”

ANCORA HEALTH The Groningen-based start-up Ancora Health shares the first results of its preventive healthcare programme after ten-month participation. The results show that the programme has a positive effect on people’s health, also in the long term. The new, scientifical way of preventive health care shows a significant decrease in lifestyle-related health problems. Oftentimes, people …

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Closing investment round – Sencilia BV

CLOSING INVESTMENT ROUND – SENCILIA BV RUG Ventures and Triade invested in Sencilia BV, an early-stage med tech startup co-founded by dr. Amar M. Kamat (managing director) and dr. Ajay G.P. Kottapalli (chief scientific advisor). The company will commercialize the innovative micro/nano technology research performed by dr. Kamat and dr. Kottapalli at the RUG. Sencilia …

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RUG Ventures to be name partner of EBF Conference Start-Up Pitch

We are proud to be the official name partner of the EBF Conference RUG Ventures Start-Up Pitch 2021 EBF Conference The EBF Conference is the largest two-day student conference in the Netherlands and will be held on the 7th and 8th of October, 2021. The first day will be the so-called ‘College Day’, where students …

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Life Science-region northern Netherlands frontrunner with worldwide impact

LIFE SCIENCES & HEALTH-REGION NORTHERN NETHERLANDS FRONTRUNNER WITH WORLDWIDE IMPACT   FAST GROWTH Growing and promising. Those are the characteristics that fit the Life Science & Health sector perfectly in the northern Netherlands. Separate initiatives perform well, the progressing collaboration is the key to even more success. Medication that does not come far from here …

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Ancora Health joins Techleap.nl’s Rise programme

ANCORA HEALTH JOINS TECHLEAP.NL’S RISE PROGRAMME  Ancora Health joins Techleap.nl’s Rise programme with Rise Batch #5. Within the Rise programme, scaleup founders who are active in the tech industry discuss their growth challenges during sessions with experienced entrepreneurs and scaling experts. Rise helps companies join and build a community full of founders, helping each other along …

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