OPINNO BioBizz Café Bruges

OPINNO – open innovation for successful entrepreneurship – aims to bridge the gap between life sciences education and industry, and stimulate entrepreneurship among students. offers students in life sciences (bachelor, master, PhD) the unique opportunity to meet representatives from life sciences companies during the OPINNO BioBizz Cafés. 

During the BioBizz cafés you have 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 November 19th 2019.



18:00 - 18:30


18:30 - 18:40

Welcome by

Pascale Engelen | Co-General Manager

18:40 - 21:00

Round table discussions with industry representatives

R&D: Maxim Backaert, Process Engineer & Julie Vandermaliere, Process technician | Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant


R&D: Tibby Deckers, Lab Manager & Hanna Stechele, Lab Technician | Aphea.Bio


Clinical Development: Sven Van Loon | Benelux Business Developer | Keyrus Biopharma


Manufacturing (GMP & Quality): Lien Saerens | Head of Pharmaceutical Development | Eurofins 


Science Communication: Amy Leblanc | Project manager & BioVox chief editor | Turnstone Communications


HR (resume advise): Fabienne Vanwynsberghe | Head of Recruitment & Talent Acquisition | Keyrus

Event Details


Tuesday, November 26, 2019 (18:00 h - 21:00 h)


Howest Campus Brugge, lokaal L.-1.206 (resto DAD)
Rijselstraat 1
8200 Sint-Michiels (Brugge)


Free of charge but registration is mandatory before November 19th 2019.


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



2019-11-26 18:00:00 2019-11-26 21:00:00 Europe/Brussels OPINNO BioBizz Café Bruges Howest Campus Brugge, lokaal L.-1.206 (resto DAD)Rijselstraat 18200 Sint-Michiels (Brugge)

More info?

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

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Sielke Brugge

Communications Coordinator

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