Campus Café: Meeting Lifetech Leuven: getting to know the companies

The first Lifetech Campus Café is a joint initiative of Leuven.Inc, BioSCENTer, the Doctoral School Biomedical Sciences and the Arenberg Doctoral School, in cooperation with K.U.Leuven Research & Development.

This unique event is specifically organized for all Master and Ph.D. students of the Science, Engineering and Technology Group and the Biomedical Sciences Group and provides the opportunity to meet with K.U.Leuven spin-off companies in the life science & biotechnology sector, to interact with trendsetting role models and leading experts in the Leuven region and to check out interesting career possibilities.


Some practical aspects

Date: Thursday 19 May 2011 (18h00 - 21h00)
Location: Auditorium 200A, Celestijnenlaan 200A, 3001 Leuven
Presentations will be in English.


  • 18h00: Registration
  • 18h30: Welcome, Nicole De Smyter (Leuven.Inc)
  • 18h35: Introduction
    - Karin Sipido, Prof., Research coordinator Group Biomedical Sciences
    - Johan Martens, Prof., Research coordinator Group Science, Engineering and Technology
  • 18h50: Company presentations
    * Biorics, Daniel Berckmans, CTO
    * Cartagenia, Steven Van Vooren, Co-founder and Sales Director
    * Formac Pharmaceuticals, Jan Rosier, CEO
    * Fugeia, Herman Van Mellaert, CEO
    * Imcyse, Jean-Marie Saint-Remy, Founder
    * Materialise, Karl vom Berge, Product Manager Orthopaedics
    * Okapi Sciences, Erwin Blomsma, CEO
    * reMYND, Koen De Witte, CEO
    * TiGenix, Gil Beyen, CEO
    * Thrombogenics, Richard Zwaal, Head of Molecular Biology
    * TopSportLab, Jan Van Winckel, Founder
  • 20h10: Reception and networking with companies
  • 21h00: end


Nicole De Smyter - Leuven.Inc
Joris Winderickx - BioSCENTer
Jan Eggermont - Doctoral School Biomedical Sciences
Gerard Govers - Arenberg Doctoral School
Rudi Cuyvers - K.U.Leuven Research & Development

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