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
- Gain insight in new trends and business models and how to benefit from them
- 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 & 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.


More info


  • Early-bird fee € 895,- (excluding VAT) until 15 September
  • Regular fee € 975,- (excluding VAT)
  • Registration open until 30 November 2018
  • The course fee includes access to inspiring lectures and workshops, course materials, coffee, tea, lunch, drinks and social program. Breakfast, evening meals, accommodation and transportation are not included.
  • Register soon as places are limited



Click here to register for BioBusiness Winter Retreat 2018.



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.

Our sponsors