13 June 2019

On 7 June the RIHS PhD council organized an excursion to Philips Healthcare in Best.

The program started with an introductory presentation followed by a tour through the showroom and the Azurion operating room. After the group lunch, the program continued with a tour through the factory and the refurbished factory, where they showed all the logistics involved in the company. The visit was a great opportunity to learn about the areas of research of Philips and to see all the medical devices available.

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