State of the Union 2017

The evening before the annual knowledge for growth Conference we are organising the 3rd edition of our State of the Union; a moment to announce new developments and initiatives in the Flemish life sciences cluster and how we position ourselves vis-a-vis the European landscape. After several inspiring talks, there will be plenty of networking opportunities, accompanied by fine food and drinks. 

Speakers

Henk Joos

Managing Director, FlandersBio

Nathalie Van den Haute

Director Corporate Finance, KBC Securities

Alexander Carter

Institute of Global Health Innovation | Imperial College London - Associate Academic at the London School of Economics and Political Science

Arjen van Tunen

CEO, Keygene

Johan Cardoen

Managing Director, VIB

Programme

16:30 - 17:00

REGISTRATION & WELCOME COFFEE

17:00 - 17:10

WELCOME

Henk Joos, Managing Director, FlandersBio

17:10 - 17:40

PLENARY TALK I: Improved crops to meet the agricultural and food challenges of the future

Arjen van Tunen CEO, Keygene

17:40 - 18:10

PLENARY TALK II: Brick by brick: an incrementalist view of health system reform

Alexander Carter Institute of Global Health Innovation | Imperial College London - Associate Academic at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

18:10 - 18:25

PLENARY TALK III: Belgian life sciences: positioning from a European & Global perspective

Nathalie Van den Haute Director Corporate Finance, KBC Securities

18:25 - 18:55

PITCHING BY START-UP COMPANIES

18:55 - 19:00

CLOSING REMARKS

Johan Cardoen Managing Director, VIB.

19:00 - 20:00

NETWORKING RECEPTION

Event Details

Date:

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 (16:30 h - 20:00 h)

Location:

ICC Ghent - International Convention Center Ghent
Van Rysselberghedreef 2 bus 1 - Citadelpark
(GPS: Select 'Hofbouwlaan')
9000 GENT
BELGIUM

Price:

100 EUR VAT Excluded

Language:

English

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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Jonas De Backer

Communications Coordinator

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