Wednesday, April 22nd 2020 (18:00 - 21:00)


Kasteelpark Arenberg 10, 3001 Leuven, België


€0 for non-members

€0 for members



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OPINNO – open innovation for successful entrepreneurship – aims to bridge the gap between life sciences education and industry, and stimulate entrepreneurship among students. offers students in life sciences (bachelor, master, PhD) the unique opportunity to meet representatives from life sciences companies during the OPINNO BioBizz Cafés. 

During the BioBizz cafés you have round table discussions with representatives from life sciences companies in an informal set-up with free drinks and snacks.

This is a unique opportunity to discuss any questions you may have about career opportunities in the industry, entrepreneurship, etc.

Registration is free of charge for students but registration is mandatory before April 17th 2020.

  • 18:00 - 18:30


  • 18:30 - 18:40

    Welcome by

    Dajo Smet | Programme Manager |

  • 18:40 - 21:00

    Round table discussions with industry representatives

    • R&D (Life Sciences Project Management): Sofie De keersmaecker, Project Manager R&D | Modis

    • R&D (Agrobiotech): Karel Van De Velde | Plant Scientist | BASF

    • Clinical Development: Linde Guldentops | CRA | IQVIA

    • Manufacturing (GMP & Quality): Jolien Beyers | QA Engineer | Select HR

    • Regulatory Affairs: Sarah Thysen | European Patent Attorney | De Clercq&partners

    • Business Development: Liesbeth van Oeffelen | Entrepreneur in Bioinformatics and Device Engineering | BioSensource

    • Bio-informatics: Jan Ghyssaert | Head of operations | BISC Global

    • Job application tips & trics: Bénédicte Joret | Business Unit Manager Life Sciences | Select HR

Location: ELEKTROTECHNISCH INSTITUUT (ELEC) - Seminarielokaal 1 & 2

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