The IDEA meeting will take place in the Erasmus MC University Medical Center. The Erasmus MC is the largest university medical center in the Netherlands. At the floor area of 207,000 square meters you will find the university medical center, cancer institute, children’s hospital, medical university, 15,000 square meters of research laboratories and even two rooftop gardens. The Erasmus MC has 13,500 employees 4,500 students and 40,500 annual in-hospital patients. The Erasmus MC is located in walking distance from Rotterdam Centraal Station (Main Station) and many hotels of all categories (see below).