March 19th

Science with Impact

Collaborate with Industry to Advance and Valorize your Research

Business Generator Groningen and the UMCG Innovation Center proudly present

Science with Impact

Collaborate with Industry to Advance and Valorize your Research 

March 19th

14.00 – 17.00

DOT Groningen

The event for researchers of the University of Groningen and the UMCG who are curious about how they can successfully develop their research into an innovative product in collaboration with industry.

With keynotespeakers such as Marcel Levi, President of the Dutch Research Council (NWO) and Professor of Medicine at Amsterdam UMC/ University of Amsterdam, on why impact matters to NWO and Hedderik van Rijn, Professor of Experimental Psychology and founder of MemoryLab BV, who will show how your research activities can benefit from bringing an innovative product to market and society.

Sign up now for an afternoon full of inspiration, conversations with like-minded researchers and fun!

  • 1.30 – 2 p.m. Doors open
  • 2 – 2.15 p.m. Word of welcome by moderator of the day Desiree Hoving, Business Generator Groningen Director Anne Been and UMCG Innovation Center Director Martin Smit
  • 2.15 – 3 p.m. Why impact matters to the Dutch Research Council (NWO), by Marcel Levi, President of the Dutch Research Council and Professor of Medicine at Amsterdam UMC/University of Amsterdam
  • 3 – 3.30 p.m. Break
  • 3.30 – 4 p.m. From being a professor to running a business, by Hedderik van Rijn, Professor of Experimental Psychology and founder of MemoryLab B.V.
  • 4 – 4.45 p.m. Different perspectives on valorization and collaboration with industry; with Nettie Buitelaar, CEO of Biotech Booster, Peter Ketelaar, Managing Director of Life Cooperative, Wouter Nagengast, Professor of Experimental Endoscopy and Molecular Diagnostics and Principal investigator of the Optical Molecular Imaging Group, UMCG and Wiro Niessen, Dean of the Faculty of Medical Sciences, member of the Board of Directors of the UMCG and member of the Board of Business Generator Groningen
  • 4.45 – 5.30 p.m. Bites and drinks
maart 19 2024

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