Smart Health Amsterdam

  • Responsible digital metropolis
  • Smart applications of artificial intelligence (AI) and data science contribute to a healthier world and better medical care. That is why we are building a strong network in the Life Sciences & Health sector with data sciences and AI. In Smart Health Amsterdam, we use this network to bundle the power of health, innovation, AI and data. Together we are working on a leaner and healthier future for the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area.

    What is Smart Health Amsterdam?

    Smart Health Amsterdam is the network for data and AI-based innovation in the Life Sciences & Health sector within the metropolitan region. Amsterdam Economic Board established the platform in 2019 with the Municipality of Amsterdam. The collaboration between 13 partners has quickly grown into a unique ecosystem with more than 1,100 community members, who join forces in the field of innovations in healthcare.

    Join the Smart Health Amsterdam community and create an account on the platform. You can also post news and events yourself.

    What does Smart Health Amsterdam do?

    We bring together healthcare institutions, academia, industry and relevant policymakers with data-driven innovation in healthcare. To this end, we organize more than 30 events every year. The hub’s successful platform for the Life Sciences & Health sector, with good facilities for collaboration with knowledge institutions, projects and companies.

    At the end of 2022, the Smart Health Amsterdam program will take on a new form. In 2022 we will make an inventory of the partners’ wishes and ideas for the future.

    Do you want to think about the future of Smart Health Amsterdam? Lead of Health Gerty Holla is happy to talk to you.

    This is what we are working on in 2022

    • We continue to build Smart Health Amsterdam as a strong brand, program and thriving ecosystem.
    • Setting up a single portal for the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area for all questions in the field of Life Sciences & Health. Such as about collaboration in research. We do this by mapping all the players that come together within AI, health and innovation.
    • Organization of events, such as the Regionale Zorginnovatie Prijs, Zorg2025, Data & Pizza Meetups and we support Hacking Health Amsterdam and the Health Innovation School.
    • We will deliver a Plan of Approach for the continuation of the program in mid-2022.

    This is what we achieved in 2021

    We have expanded the Smart Health Amsterdam platform together with the municipality of Amsterdam. More than 1100 community members and many organizations find each other here. Together they represent almost the entire Life Sciences & Health sector. This forms the basis for more cooperation and a regional brand strategy between the LSH innovation districts and for concrete between the members themselves. Online and at more than 30 events, the platform provides members with inspiration and interest best practices. Smart Health Amsterdam was a finalist of the Global InnoVision Ecosystem Awards.

    Invitation to collaboration

    Do you want to join Smart Health Amsterdam? Do you want to attend the events or register as a speaker? Do you have a proposal, idea or question? Sign up at Or contact one of the people on the right of the page.


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