Programme 2018

Please find the programme of this year's edition below:

Monday June 25,
WCW Congress Centre, Amsterdam

09.00 - 10.30  Introduction to BioBusiness & Product Development, Eric Claassen
10.30 - 11.00  Coffee break
11.00 - 12.00  Introduction to BioBusiness & Product Development,
Eric Claassen
12.00 - 13.00  Regulatory Affairs & Pharmacoviligance, Alex Zwiers, Zwiers Regulatory Consultancy
13.00 - 14.00  Lunch
14.00 - 15.30  IP for beginners,
Marije Marsman, NKI
15.30 - 16.00  Coffee break
16.00 - 17.30  IP advanced,
Carine van den Brink, AXON Lawyers
17.30 - 18.30  Welcome drinks

Tuesday June 26
WCW Congress Centre, Amsterdam

09.30 - 10.30  Basics of Finance, Guido Maertens, Maefin & Gadeta
10.30 - 11.00  Coffee break
11.00 - 12.00  Venture Capital,
Michel Briejer, Thuja Capital
12.00 - 13.00  From start-up to IPO, Tom van Aken,
Avantium
13.00 - 14.00  Lunch
14.00 - 14.45  Building trust again: To-BBB and the long way back, Pieter J. Gaillard,
2-BBB Medicines
14.45 - 15.30 
Lessons learned: The case of Skyline Diagnostics, Henk Viëtor, FFUND
15.30 - 16.00  Coffee break
16.00 - 17.00  Career development in BioBusiness: a personal story, Hans Preusting, PreuConsult

Wednesday June 27
WCW Congress Centre, Amsterdam
09.00 - 10.30  Business Model - Digital tech platform company, Erdem Yavuz, MyTomorrows
10.30 - 11.00  Coffee break
11.00 - 12.00 
Entrepreneurship, Giel Hendriks, Toxys
12.00 - 13.00  Development & Trends in Biotech, Annemiek Verkamman, HollandBIO
13.00 - 14.00  Lunch
14.00 - 15.30  Training: the art of pitching, Sangbreeta Moitra, TEDx award-winning speaker
16.15 - 17.30  Social program
17.30 - 21.00  Dinner
Thursday June 28
WCW Congress Centre, Amsterdam

09.00 - 10.00  How to manage your employability, Geertje Janssen, People in Science
10.00 - 11.00  Business model - AgBiotech company, Arjen van Tunen, Keygene

11.00 - 11.30  Coffee break
11.30 - 13.00  Business Development, Tim Knotnerus, AM-Pharma & PRIMER Professionals
13.00 - 14.00  Lunch
14.00 - 15.30  Harvard Business Case (part 1), Marianne van der Steen, MERLN
15.30 - 16.00  Coffee break
16.00 - 17.00  Harvard Business Case (part 2), Cees de Jong, Chr. Hansen A/S

Friday June 29
LUMC & Biotech Training Facility, Leiden

09.00 - 10.00  Business model - Service company, André van de Sande, Xendo
10.00 - 11.00  Business model - Drug Development company, Onno van de Stolpe, Galapagos
11.00 - 11.15  Coffee break
11.15 - 12.00  Transition from science to business, Miriam Bujny, ProQr
12.00 - 13.00  Business models - Organ-on-a-Chip company, Paul Vulto, Mimetas
13.00 - 14.15  Group Photo & Lunch
14.15 - 15.00  Meet your Match (round 1) with FrieslandCampina, Merck Ventures & Merus
15.00 - 15.15  Coffee break
15.15 - 16.00  Meet your Match (round 2) with Genmab, Eurofins, Hal Allergy & Synthon

16.30 - 18.00  Closing drinks at
BioTech Training Facility

BioBusiness Summer School 2018 is sponsored by:

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.