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New Chair for Biomedica Foundation

On behalf of the board we are happy to announce our new Chair and Vice-chair of the Biomedica Foundation!

We welcome Prof. Dr. Martin Paul, President of the Maastricht University, as Chair. He succeeds the former chair: Prof. Bernard Rentier, Rector of the University of Liege.


We also welcome the new Vice-Chair of the Biomedica foundation: Prof. Dr. Bert Op ‘t  Eijnde. Bert will succeed Dr. Ralf Raue. Bert is working at Hasselt University, specialized in Rehabilitation Sciences & Physiotherapy.

We thank Bernard Rentier and Ralf Raue for their work in the past years. They contributed to the Biomedica and the Biomedica-foundation in a wonderful way.

We wish Martin Paul and Bert Op ‘t Eijnde a lot of success in their new function. We are looking forward to fruitful Biomedica years!

Martin Paul Bert op't Eijnde
Prof. Dr. Martin Paul Prof. Dr. Bert Op ‘t Eijnde

Succesfull Biomedica  Summit 2014 - Where Business & Science met


The new concept: Biomedica 2.0 brought more than 700 participants together on June 17 and 18, 2014 at the MECC Maastricht.

More than 50 presentations on "My bones, brain and heart" and pitches from 30 companies from the region, have been showcased and led to interesting new business contacts.

Special thanks go to the sponsors and exhibitors of Biomedica 2014, especially the main sponsor Medtronic, the Maastricht Health Campus and Chemelot and the supporting universities of Maastricht, Aachen, Eindhoven, Hasselt, Leuven and Liège.