Speakers 2017

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. 

Below you can find the list of speakers who presented during the BioBusiness Summer School 2017. Click on the photos to see the profile of the speakers and abstracts of their lectures. Information about the 2018 speakers will follow soon.

Eric Claassen

Introduction to BioBusiness & Product Development I

Carine van den Brink

AXON Lawyers
Patents & Licenses III

Marianne van der Steen

Harvard-style Business Case

Jan Paul Favier

CLS Services 

Marco Timmers

Meet your Match

Ellen Smit

Leiden Bio Science Park 
Welcome by Leiden Bio Science Park

Daniel de Boer

Company presentation

Dirk-Jan Opstelten

Hal Allergy
Meet your Match

Maria Grazia Pau

Janssen Vaccines
Site visit

Miriam Bujny


Transition from science to business

André van de Sande

Business Models I
Business Models I

Michel Briejer

Thuja Capital
Finance II: Venture Capital
Finance I

Onno van de Stolpe

Business Models III
Business Models VI

Pieter Gaillard

2-BBB Medicines
Building trust again

René Kemps

CLS Services
BioCareer eer II

Prescilla Jeurink

Danone Research
Meet your Matchour Match

Stefan Braam

Meet your Match

Farah Coppola

Mind Elevators 
Melting the ice

Christel Menet

Confo Therapeutics
From scientist to CSO

Guido Maertens

Finance I

Marije Marsman

Patents & Licenses I & II
Meet your Match

Tim van Hauwermeiren

Finance III: Argenx, from series A to IPO in 5 years

Erdem Yavuz

Business Models IV
Business Models V

Tim Knotnerus

Business Developmenth

Vicky Gwosdz

Business models II

Hans Preusting

Meet your Matchatch

Bastiaan van Holthe

Meet your Match

Richard van der Put

Richard van der Put

Mind Elevators
Goals to reach the top

Cees de Jong

Chr Hansen A/S
Harvard-style 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.