Participant profile

• PhD candidates, post-doctoral fellows and master’s students in the field of Life Sciences
• Scientists in their first industry jobs
• Scientists interested in BioBusiness and/or starting their own company

The summer school focuses on medical biotechnology, but is also suitable for other life sciences fields such as plant biotechnology, food technology and industrial biotechnology.

Application procedure

You can apply by filling in the online application form. After submitting the form, you will receive a confirmation e-mail with account details to upload your CV. Later you or your sponsor will receive an invoice in a separate e-mail. Your participation is secured once payment for the course is made and your CV is uploaded.

You may be excluded from participation if you do not meet the target groups requirements or if the course is full. In this case, we will contact you as soon as possible after the submission of your registration.


The BioBusiness School serves as a stepping stone for your future career in BioBusiness. The fee you pay to join BioBusiness Summer school includes access to world-class lectures and workshops, carefully selected course materials, coffee/tea and lunch for the whole duration of the programme and a social program. Breakfast, evening meals, accommodation and transportation are not included, unless mentioned otherwise. Your participation is secured once the invoice is paid.

Early-bird fee: € 985,00 incl. VAT (valid until 1 March 2018)
Regular fee: € 1.145,00 incl. VAT




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.