19 Apr 2022 | 13.00 - 17.00Eindhoven, the Netherlands
On 19 April 2022, the 2022 Conference of the strategic alliance between Eindhoven University of Technology, Wageningen University & Research, Utrecht University and University Medical Centre Utrecht will take place. This year’s conference theme is Building the Future Together. Societal changes like climate change and health issues affect everyone. The alliance combines the expertise of the four institutions in order to contribute to social transitions. Together with partners in society, they challenge younger generations to build a healthy and sustainable future together.
During the conference examples of connections and collaboration across the institutions and disciplines will be presented. The added value of the alliance within research and education will be discussed. In the break-out sessions the strategic programmes will share their plans on how to create the most impact in the coming years. Join the discussion and contribute your perspective! Throughout this event you will have the opportunity to connect with colleagues and to build your own network.
The environment we live in has a dominant impact on our health. It explains an estimated seventy percent of the chronic disease burden. Where we live, what we eat, how much we exercise, the air we breathe and whom we associate with; all of these environmental factors play a role. The combination of these factors over the life course is called the exposome. There is general (scientific) consensus that understanding more about the exposome will help explain the current burden of disease and that it provides entry points for prevention and ...Read More