OPINNO BioBizz Café Leuven

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 April 17th 2020.



18:00 - 18:30


18:30 - 18:40

Welcome by

Dajo Smet | Programme Manager

18:40 - 21:00

Round table discussions with industry representatives

R&D (Life Sciences Project Management): Sofie De keersmaecker, Project Manager R&D & Kim Vriens, Project Manager life sciences innovation | Modis


R&D (Agrobiotech): Karel Van De Velde | Plant Scientist | BASF


Clinical Development


Manufacturing (GMP & Quality): Jolien Beyers | QA Engineer | Select HR


Regulatory Affairs: TBC


Business Development: Liesbeth van Oeffelen | Entrepreneur in Bioinformatics and Device Engineering | BioSensource


Bio-informatics: Jan Ghyssaert | Head of operations | BISC Global


Job application tips & trics: Bénédicte Joret | Business Unit Manager Life Sciences | Select HR


Event Details


Wednesday, April 22, 2020 (18:00 h - 21:00 h)


Kasteelpark Arenberg 10
3001 Heverlee


Free of charge but registration is mandatory before April 17th 2020.


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



2020-04-22 18:00:00 2020-04-22 21:00:00 Europe/Brussels OPINNO BioBizz Café Leuven ELEKTROTECHNISCH INSTITUUT (ELEC) - Seminarielokaal 1 & 2Kasteelpark Arenberg 103001 Heverlee

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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