FlandersBio meets students: OPINNO BioBizz Café Leuven

OPINNO – open innovation for successful entrepreneurship – aims to bridge the gap between life sciences education and industry, and stimulate entrepreneurship among students. OPINNO organizes a.o. BioBizz Cafés with life sciences entrepreneurs that share their industry experience with students.

During round table discussons with company representatives and an informal get-together with free drinks and snacks, students in the life sciences will have the opportunity to discuss any questions they may have about career opportunities in the industry, entrepreneurship, etc. For life sciences companies it is an ideal occcasion to meet entrepreneurial life sciences students and to catch up with colleagues from the life sciences industry.


18h00 Welcome by Anouk Brackenier, Project Manager, FlandersBio
18h05 Round table discussions
  • Round table discussion Amakem - Jean Marie Stassen, VP Research & Development, Amakem
  • Round table discussion Icometrix - Wim Van Hecke, Chief Business Officer, Icometrix
  • Round table discussion reMYND - Koen De Witte, Managing Director, reMYND
  • Round table discussion Cartagenia - Herman Verrelst, CEO, Cartagenia
  • Round table discussion Genae Associates - Wouter Tack, VP Operations, Genae Associates
19h20 Informal networking
20h00 End

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Event details

  • Date:Thursday, February 27, 2014 (18h00 - 20h00)
  • Location:De Moete, Celestijnenlaan 200 P, 3001 Heverlee
  • Route Description via Google Maps
  • Price: Free of charge, but registration is mandatory via the website
  • Language:English
  • Organiser(s):FlandersBio, Universiteit Gent, KU Leuven, Universiteit Hasselt, Universiteit Antwerpen, BioSCENTer, Vrije Universiteit Brussel


Registration is free of charge for master and PhD students from KU Leuven and UHasselt and for representatives from life sciences companies.

Registration is mandatory via the website before 20/02/2014 (space is limited - registrations will be handled on a first come, first served basis).

More Info?

For any further information about this BioBizz Café, please do not hesitate to get in touch with Anouk Brackenier, Project Manager at FlandersBio (Phone: +32 9 241 80 41).

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