Speakers 2018

BioBusiness Summer School boasts top notch speakers who are esteemed in their fields. You will learn about BioBusiness first hand from the experts, explore the hills and valleys of Life Sciences businesses in the shoes of the CEO's, and gain insights into your own potentials through the various workshops.

Please find an overview of the speakers who are currently confirmed for the 2018 edition below.

Daniel de Boer

ProQr Therapeutics
Company presentation ProQr

Eric Claassen

Introduction to BioBusiness & Product Development

Marije Marsman

The basics of IP

Onno van de Stolpe

Company presentation Galapagos

Erdem Yavuz

Business model MyTomorrows

Tim Knotnerus

AM-Pharma & PRIMER professionals

Giel Hendriks


Geertje Janssen

People in Science
How to manage your employability

Michel Briejer

Thuja Capital
Venture Capital

Pieter Gaillard

2-BBB Medicines
The case of To-BBB

Hans Preusting

Career development in BioBusiness: a personal story

Arjen van Tunen

Business model Keygene

Tom van Aken

From start-up to IPO

Annemiek Verkamman

Developments & Trends in Biotech

Alex Zwiers

Zwiers Consultancy
Regulatory Affairs & Pharmcovigilance

Carine van den Brink

Axon Lawyers
IP Advanced

Guido Maertens

The basics of finance

André van de Sande

Business model Xendo

Paul Vulto

Company presentation Mimetas

Marianne van der Steen

Harvard Business Case

Sangbreeta Moitra

Training: the art of pitching

Cees de Jong

Chr. Hansen A/S
Harvard Business Case

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.