Save the date - ‘The scientist as entrepreneur’ - 11 september 2017, 10 am, campus Hasselt

To stimulate your entrepreneurial mind-set and to get you in contact with entrepreneurs the Doctoral Schools for Medicine & Life Sciences of the 5 Flemish universities will organize the symposium ‘The scientist as entrepreneur’. 


About 10 entrepreneurs with a scientific background will describe their way from scientist to business (wo)man. 


They will describe their career path, which good and bad decisions they have made, how it is to found a company (or several) and to be an entrepreneur.


Confirmed speakers:

  • Deborah Dumont - Bioqube Ventures
  • Luk Cox - Summersault 18:24
  • Bart Laenen -  LC patents
  • Lars Grieten – Qompium
  • Kristof Mertens - Porphyrio
  • Wilfried Langenaeker - Silicos NV 
  • Wim Van Hecke -  Icometrix


  • September 11, 2017, start at 10 am


  • Hasselt University, Campus Hasselt, auditorium Louis Roppe


  • Participation is free but registration is obligatory. Registration will open in august.