08 February 2018
Opening by organizers
Morning plenary session
Know your value! The importance of Life Sciences and Health-knowledge and innovation for Rotterdam – Caroline Giezeman (city of Rotterdam)
Technology transfer & academic entrepreneurship – Thijs Spigt (Technology Transfer Office Erasmus MC)
Introduction to the LS&H sector in the region – Berry Kriesels (LS&H consortium)
Scientists on the move – Robine Hofman (Rathenau Institute)
Panel discussion - an interactive session chaired by Alex den Haan (AcademicTransfer)
Lunch & Networking
Afternoon Parallel sessions
Employing PhD’s in industry: the best of/for both worlds. Including Dharminder Chahal (SkylineDX), Berry Kriesels (Omnigen), Sebastiaan Sassen (Practocol) and others.
Chair: Debby Vissers
Positioning yourself as knowledge expert using social media.
Chair: Alex den Haan
Employability outside academia: Interactive discussion session
Chair: Marc Schellekens (LabHotel & Gilian Recruitment)
Private-public partnerships: how to write successful grants
Chairs: Carola Janssen & Arjan Stoppelenburg (Hezelburcht consultancy) and Wilfred van Beuningen (PNO consultants)
Traineeships: Using your transferable skills outside the biomedical field. Including Lana Hussein & Laura Kersten (Municipality of Rotterdam) and Jeroen Bakker (Merck Ventures ).
Chair: Jozien Helleman
Start-up: How to commercialize your research? Including Debby Vissers (TTO), Alex Motta (Exozoom), Joost Gribnau (Erasmus MC) and Dharminder Chahal (Swanbridge Capital).
Chair: Debby Vissers
Central wrap-up afternoon parallel sessions and introduction of network drinks
by Rosanne Hertzberger
During the networking drinks, people working in various sectors (educational sector, consultancy, LS&H business, (semi) government, etc) will be present and recognizable by name tags, to give participants the possibility to interact and network
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