Programme 2017

Below you can find the programme of BioBusiness Summer School 2017.  

Day Monday
June 26
June 27
June 28
June 29
June 30
Location VU Amsterdam VU Amsterdam VU Amsterdam VU Amsterdam Leiden University Medical Center
09.00 - 10.00

Introduction to BioBusiness
Eric Claassen, Professor Entrepreneurship
in Life Sciences

Patents & Licences I&II
Marije Marsman, NKI

Finance I: The basics & practice
Hans Vos, Mirabilis Therapeutics

Business models III: Drug development company
Onno van de Stolpe, Galapagos

Welcome by Leiden Bio Science Park
Ellen Smit, Leiden Bio Science Park

Building trust again:2-BBB and the long way back
Pieter Gaillard, 2-BBB Medicines

10.00 - 11.00

Business models IV: A new business model for good 
Erdem Yavuz
, myTomorrows

Company presentation
Daniel de Boer, CEO ProQR Therapeutics

11.00 - 11.15  Break
11.15 - 12.15 Product development: From Bench to Market
Eric Claassen
(until 12.00)
Patents & Licenses III
Legal aspects of patents, EU vs US laws and recent case law

Carine van den Brink, AXON Lawyers
Finance II: Venture Capital
Michel Briejer, Thuja Capital

BioCareer: Applying for a job is FUN
Jan Paul Favier & René Kemps, CLS Services

Site visit Janssen Vaccines

12.15 - 13.00


Finance III: Argenx, from Series A to IPO in 5 years
Tim Van Hauwermeiren
, Argenx

13.00 - 13.45



13.45 - 14.45 Melting the ice
Farah Coppola & Richard van der Put, Mind Elevators
Business models I: Service company
André van de Sande, Xendo
HBS: Building an integrated Biopharma Company
Marianne van der Steen, Professor Entrepreneurship in Healthcare

From scientist to CSO
Christel Menet,  Confo Therapeutics

Meet your Match 
- Stefan Braam, Pluriomics
Prescilla Jeurink, Danone Research
- Dirk-Jan Opstelten, Hal Allergy
- Hans Preusting, PreuConsult
- Daniëlle Raalte, Roche

- Marco Timmers, Synthon

14.45 - 15.45

Business Development
Tim Knotnerus, AM-Pharma & PRIMER BioBusiness

15.45 - 16.00  Break
16.00 - 17.00 Goals to reach the top
Farah Coppola & Richard van der Put, Mind Elevators
Business models II: Diagnostics Company
Dirk Pollet
, Multiplicom
HBC: Building an integrated Biopharma Company
Marianne van der Steen, Professor Entrepreneurship in Healthcare

Social program (until 21:00 hours)

Certificates, valuation & closing drinks
17.00 Welcome drinks (until 18:00 hours)     Closing drinks (until 18:00 hours) 

Employers in the spotlight
Innovation for Health is the premier event on healthcare innovations in the Netherlands. It provides a unique opportunity to meet leading innovators, to catch up on the latest trends, to present cutting-edge innovations and to engage leaders and decision makers in healthcare innovation. Innovation for Health features renowned speakers, displays high impact innovations, highlights best practices and demonstrates inspiring developments in healthcare.

Jumpstart your career

Join BioBusiness Summer School to jumpstart your career in Life Sciences by gaining knowledge of business aspects such as product development, IPR, finance and business models. The next edition of the summer school will be organised from 25-29 June 2018 in Amsterdam, Leiden and Utrecht, the Netherlands. Register now!

Why participate

The BioBusiness Summer School is a programme tailored to bridge the gap. By immersing yourself in the business aspects of Life Sciences during this programme, you will learn the basic knowledge of BioBusiness, gain insight in the world of Life Sciences companies, meet leading business leaders and increase your international network.

Employers meet talent

Is your organisation interested in early-career talents in Life Sciences? BioBusiness Summer School can get you in touch with business oriented PhDs, postdocs or Master students. More info can be found here.