OPINNO BioBizz Café Leuven offers students in life sciences (bachelor, master, PhD) the unique opportunity to meet representatives from life sciences companies during the OPINNO BioBizz Cafés. We are organising 3 Cafés: 1 in Ghent, 1 in Leuven and 1 in Antwerp.

Format: round table discussions with representatives from life sciences companies in an informal set-up with free drinks and snacks.


This is a unique opportunity to discuss any questions you may have about career opportunities in the industry, entrepreneurship, etc.


Registration is free of charge for students but registration is mandatory before 15 March 2018.


What is OPINNO?

OPINNO – open innovation for successful entrepreneurship – aims to bridge the gap between life sciences education and industry, and stimulate entrepreneurship among students. One of OPINNO's initiatives is to organize educational modules with life sciences entrepreneurs that share their industry experience with students. 


DID YOU KNOW you can perform your internship in a life sciences company? Visit our OPINNO internships page for more information!


18:00 - 18:30


18:30 - 18:40

Welcome and KBC Start-it

18:40 - 21:00

Round table discussions with industry representatives, followed by informal networking with drinks and snacks

  • Lotta Jansson (Apitope)
  • Herman Verrelst (Cartagenia)
  • Ingrid Theeuwes (Phara)
  • Wim Van Hecke (Icometrix)
  • Debora Dumont (Bioqube Ventures)
  • Tom Meeusen (UCB)
  • Charlotte Kinschots/Inge Neyens (Advipro)
  • Stefan Vanderhauwaert (
  • Laëtitia Drez (Realstaffing)

Event Details


Thursday, March 22, 2018 (18:00 h - 21:00 h)


KBC Building, Professor Roger Van Overstraetenplein 2, 3000 Leuven


Free of charge but registration is mandatory.

FLANDERS.BIO MEMBER BENEFIT: If you are a member and you want to present your company at one of our OPINNO BioBizz Cafés: please feel free to contact us. 



2018-03-22 18:00:00 2018-03-22 21:00:00 Europe/Brussels OPINNO BioBizz Café Leuven KBC Building, Professor Roger Van Overstraetenplein 2, 3000 Leuven

More info?

For any further information about this event, please do not hesitate to get in touch with our Event Coordinator

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Lissa Van Hecke

Event Coordinator

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