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Advanced Materials for Biomedical Applications conference

To celebrate 10 years of polymeric biomaterial research at the Ghent University, the Polymer Chemistry and Biomaterials Research Group organises the AMBA 2017 conference on “Advanced Materials for Biomedical Applications”. The conference has confirmed contributions from a set of renowned international academic speakers from Germany, UK, Ireland, Japan and Canada. Come and learn more about this new and challenging research field of the future. 

27 Sep 2017


29 Sep 2017

VIBes in Biosciences - International Symposium for PhD students in Life Sciences


The VIBes in Bioscience PhD conference is an initiative from the Flanders Institute for Biotechnology (VIB) that takes place in Belgium. The organizing committee consists of motivated VIB PhD students, who bring together young and ambitious scientists from all over the globe to enjoy a series of training workshops and a top-quality conference. Selected speakers are renowned in different Life Sciences research fields such as inflammation & immunology, plant biology, cancer biology, structural biology, neuroscience and microbiology.

27 Sep 2017


29 Sep 2017

Cell Death and Immunity in Disease: from molecules to translational medicine


The 25th ECDO Conference will be dedicated to one of the hottest topic in biomedical and cell death research; the intersection between cell death and the immune system, which is central to physiological healing responses, key human pathologies and the development of novel therapeutics.

28 Sep 2017

OLVZ Aalst User Experience Day

In January, our team hosted the first Experience Day at the UMC Utrecht in the Netherlands. Our next User Experience Day will take place at the OLVZ Aalst in Belgium.

All registrants will be treated to an afternoon of interesting and interactive keynotes by the people of the OLVZ Aalst & the UgenTec product team.

28 Sep 2017

Interreg 2 Seas Project DERMA Industrial Matchmaking and Showcase Event

You are cordially invited to attend a free stakeholder matchmaking event on the subject of chronic dermal wounds and wound dressings hosted by the Interreg 2 Seas project, DERMA (www.derma2seas.eu), on the afternoon of 28th September 2017 at the venue De Oude Vismijn, Ghent, Belgium. The event will be followed by a boat trip with refreshments.

3 Oct 2017

Seminarie: Waarom Vlaanderen nood heeft aan een opleidingscentrum voor de farmasector

Wat als Vlaanderen zou beschikken over een gespecialiseerd opleidingscentrum voor de farmasector? Met aangepaste infrastructuur en een ruim aanbod aan opleidingen op maat. Zou dit een extra troef zijn voor de kmo's en internationale ondernemingen in de farma en biofarma in Vlaanderen? Zou dit betekenen dat nieuwe medewerkers sneller inzetbaar zijn op de werkvloer?

9 Oct 2017


10 Oct 2017

ELIXIR Innovation and SME Forum: Data-driven innovation in food, nutrition and the microbiome

The latest Innovation and SME Forum will bring together companies active in the probiotics, food and health sectors to stimulate interaction between companies and academic partners.
The event will be organised as a series of interactive sessions on Data Sources, Tools and Analysis and Integration Challenges enabling microbiome research and innovation. 

10 Oct 2017


11 Oct 2017

Personalised nutrition for better health - targeting the microbiome

Health systems are under increasing pressure due to the increasing incidence of complex chronic diseases. These are often linked to changing demographics and modified dietary patterns. Understanding the functioning of the human microbiome is opening new ways of treating many of such diseases as the microbiome has recently been described as a key biological interface between human genetics, and lifestyle and environmental conditions.

Modulating the human microbiome based on personalised diets for personal health needs, is expected to provide new solutions for better health and boost innovation, leading to positive economic outcomes.

16 Oct 2017


17 Oct 2017

Next-Generation Antibodies and Protein Analysis (2nd Edition) - A VIB TOOLS & TECHNOLOGIES CONFERENCE


The Next Generation Antibodies and Protein Analysis: Tools and Technologies meeting (NGAPA) in June 2015 was a great success and we are pleased to announce the 2nd edition in October, 2017.

20 Oct 2017

Immunity for Health 2017

On October 20th 2017 Flanders Vaccine is happy to host its second edition of “Immunity for Health”: the Flanders Vaccine annual flagship event where all stakeholders, both from the human and animal health sector, working in the field of immunology, vaccinology, immune-oncology and infectious diseases are invited to meet, interact and start collaborations.

21 Oct 2017

Kankersymposium 'Worden alle kankers behandelbaar? Van onderzoek tot hoop'

Na de positieve reacties op het symposium “Borstkanker: Van onderzoek tot hoop” in 2016, presenteren we jou de tweede editie van ons symposium

23 Oct 2017


25 Oct 2017

Bootcamp in Entrepreneurial Innovation in Orphan Diseases

What are the key drivers and resistors for development of diagnostics and therapeutics in orphan diseases? How to build a value proposition and sustainable business plan in this setting? When moving outside R&D, which additional challenges arise? How to design clinical trials and establish strategic partnerships? Which efforts can be undertaken to ensure access and affordability of orphan disease drugs?

27 Oct 2017

The annual CRIG industrial partnering event

CRIG's annual industrial partnering event will showcase cancer research and related novel technologies in the area of diagnostics, therapeutics, enabling technologies and high-end platforms. This meeting aims to exchange information and enforce multidisciplinary collaboration between industry and academic experts via face to face partnering discussions and networking. 

7 Nov 2017

2nd Symposium : « Introduction of the Next-Generation-sequencing technology in routine analysis in the Belgian healthcare »

During the second edition of the symposium on the introduction of Next Generation Sequencing technology in routine analysis in the Belgian healthcare system during, the first outcomes of this project will be presented. Furthermore there will be a discussion on some international initiatives with which you could possibly collaborate in order to optimize the treatment of cancer patients in Belgium.

14 Nov 2017

BioSeed® 2017

OBN, UK and Eurasanté, France, are delighted to announce the launch of BioSeed®, a joint venture event devised to provide a unique platform for early-stage Life Sciences companies, Technology Transfer Offices (TTO) and Universities throughout Europe seeking equity investment from Angels, High-Net-Worth individuals, specialist Crowd-Funders, and PE / VC funders genuinely interested in Seed and Series ‘A’ funding.

16 Nov 2017

BCF Career Event - Ghent

BCF Career Event is since its first edition in 2016 the largest career fair for Bio/Life Sciences, Chemistry, Food & Pharma in Belgium. It is the meeting place for everyone who is or wants to be active in Bio/Life Sciences, Chemistry, Food or Pharma. BCF Career Event offers you the opportunity to get into direct contact with a broad range of employers in the sector, but also with other organisations that can help you further in your career. At BCF Career Event Belgium over 1,200 jobseekers and students are present as visitor.

8 Mar 2018

Applied Bioinformatics in Life Sciences (2nd edition)

As an integral part of biological research, the field of bioinformatics brings forth innovative computational approaches leading to high-impact results in an increasingly data-dense environment.