Written by: Maryia Khomich You are never too experienced or too successful to benefit from career mentoring. The right mentor can provide advice, support, networks, and opportunities that help their mentee climb the career ladder faster...
Career Spotlight: life science venture capital
Written by: Maryia Khomich Venture capital (VC) is not an intuitive career choice for most life science professionals. It requires a solid knowledge base in science, finance, business essentials, long-term thinking, and careful career...
Personal Branding - how to stand out in the crowd
Written by Stella Pielage On the edge of a new challenge or awaiting new opportunities? Then you are probably eager to make an unforgettable impression and to have exceptional personal branding skills. But how do you ensure that your...
€1,000 award for the Best PhD Poster at Innovation for Health
At the upcoming edition of Innovation for Health - the leading conference for key players in Life Sciences & Health - on 21 April in Amsterdam RAI, Genmab will sponsor the prize for the Best PhD Poster. The winner will receive...
What is Regulatory Affairs and when is this a suitable job for you
Written by: Michelle Schoenmakers Regulatory affairs (RA) and regulatory submissions (RS) - you might even come across other names as well - are different names for an overall discipline, usually found in the pharmaceutical industry. In...
Embracing diversity, inclusion, and leadership in life science teams
Written by Maryia KhomichDiversity, inclusion, and leadership. What unites these concepts and how do they impact life science team behavior and performance? In this article, we will explore current trends within the life science...
Entrepreneur in the Spotlight: Eriola-Sophia Shanko from ShanX Medtech
written by: Nazma F. Ilahibaks Dr. Eriola-Sophia Shanko, or "Sophia" in short, is the founder and CEO of ShanX Medtech. ShanX Medtech is an Eindhoven-based startup developing antibiotic efficiency testing devices. However, what led...
9 transferable skills that you should avoid when transitioning to industry
Written by Olga Pougovkina You hear a lot about the value of transferable skills that are acquired during a PhD. These skills are not directly related to the research topic. Instead, these can include project management skills, working...
How to Motivate and Delegate - recap of TOPX expert meeting
Written by: Alexandra Cloherty You’re at an exciting point in your career - you have great technical expertise, which means that your hard work is yielding exciting results. Eventually, this leads to a promotion, and you’ll now have...