BioBusiness Winter Retreat

Register here for the BioBusiness Winter Retreat!

Expand your insights in BioBusiness
11-13 December 2018 - Ghent, Belgium


BioBusiness Winter Retreat

The BioBusiness Winter Retreat consists of a three day interactive programme, designed to help PhD students, postdocs and (young) professionals reflect on the developments in the fast-changing life sciences industry and their place in it.
The programme looks at 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 participants to steer their career in such a way that it benefits the most from the changing landscape, no matter whether they are starting an own company, working in industry or in academia and contemplating a transition to industry.

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 & 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 


- Early bird fee €895 (excl. VAT) until 15 September
- Regular fee €975 (excl. 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
- Read the Terms & Conditions applicable to participation in the course

Register here for the BioBusiness Winter Retreat!


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The BioBusiness Winter Retreat is part of the HELIS Academy, an EU-funded consortium aimed at developing skills in key areas in Life Science. The HELIS academy is co-financed by the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs.


Do you have any questions regarding BioBusiness Winter Retreat? Let's get in touch via telephone or e-mail!

Remco Jongkind /
Tel. +31 35 303 0343

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