CHAMELEON – Connecting Academia, Medicine, Entrepreneurs, Life Science and Education

CHAMELEON – Connecting Academia, Medicine, Entrepreneurs, Life Science and Education

08 February 2018

09:00 - 09:30

Registration

09:30 - 09:45

Opening by organizers

09:45 - 12:30

Morning plenary session

09:45 - 10:05

Know your value! The importance of Life Sciences and Health-knowledge and innovation for Rotterdam – Caroline Giezeman (city of Rotterdam)

10:05 - 10:25

Technology transfer & academic entrepreneurship – Thijs Spigt (Technology Transfer Office Erasmus MC)

10:25 - 10:45

Introduction to the LS&H sector in the region – Berry Kriesels (LS&H consortium)

10:45 - 11:15

Scientists on the move – Robine Hofman (Rathenau Institute)

11:15 - 11:30

Coffee break

11:30 - 12:30

Panel discussion - an interactive session chaired by Alex den Haan (AcademicTransfer)

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch & Networking

13:30 - 15:45

Afternoon Parallel sessions

13:30 - 14:30

Session #1

13:30 - 14:30

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

13:30 - 14:30

Positioning yourself as knowledge expert using social media.
Chair: Alex den Haan

13:30 - 14:30

Employability outside academia: Interactive discussion session
Chair: Marc Schellekens (LabHotel & Gilian Recruitment)

14:30 - 14:45

Coffee break

14:45 - 15:45

Session #2

14:45 - 15:45

Private-public partnerships: how to write successful grants
Chairs: Carola Janssen & Arjan Stoppelenburg (Hezelburcht consultancy) and Wilfred van Beuningen (PNO consultants)

14:45 - 15:45

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

14:45 - 15:45

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

15:45 - 16:15

Central wrap-up afternoon parallel sessions and introduction of network drinks
by Rosanne Hertzberger

16:15 - 18:00

Networking drinks

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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