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11 december 2018 - 13 december 2018

BioBusiness Winter Retreat

A new program in our BioBusiness track is the BioBusiness Winter Retreat in Belgium. Whether you are still in academia (as PhD student or postdoc) or already working in industry, this course will help you to reflect on the developments in the fast-changing life sciences industry and your place in it. The program will go into the trends and developments in the life science sector, give examples of emerging business models and discuss funding and partnering strategies for life sciences companies. This knowledge will allow you to steer your career in such a way that it benefits the most from the changing landscape.

Course objectives

  • Reflect on your own career perspective and how to direct your career development 
  • Better understanding of Finance, IP & Partnering strategies in BioBusiness 
  • Expand your business network in Life Sciences

Topics tailored to BioBusiness 

  • Trends & landscape 
  • Emerging business models 
  • Financing models for SMEs 
  • IP as strategic tool
  • Strategy & Partnering 
  • Career development & talent management 
  • Personal effectiveness & leadership 
  • Meet your Match

Participant Profile 

  • PhD students and postdocs considering a career in BioBusiness 
  • Starting professionals looking to reflect on their career path 
  • Entrepreneurs wanting to enhance their business acumen 

Download the information brochure for more information. 



The BioBusiness Winter Retreat will be organised as part of the HELIS Project and is powered by flandersbio., Interreg Vlaanderen-Nederland, Ministerie van Economische Zaken and VIB.

Gent, Gent, België
€ 975,-
Johan Cardoen (VIB & flanders.bio)
Luc Dochez (Tusk Therapeutics)
Christina Takke (V-Bio Venures)
Emil Plot (NLC & Oncode Institute)



Gent, België

Health Valley Partners