SmB 42 – Thursday 9 February 2017 – BioPartner

We are back! A new year and new SmB cafés. On Thursday February 9th we will host the first café of 2017. As usual, it will take place at BioPartner. So join us and our speakers for an informative and inspirational discussion and networking!

Programme

Martin Azkarate – Mars rover automation (ESA)

ESA (LinkedIn)The European Space Agency (ESA) is Europe’s gateway to space. The Planetary Robotics Lab of HE Space for ESA supports the activities of involving rovers for planetary exploration and space automation.
Martin Azkarate holds master degrees in Telecommunication (2007; Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya) and Aeronautics (2009; Institut Supérieur de l’Aéronautique et de l’Espace). Before joining ESA, he has also worked at MIT as an Assistant Researcher and at Accenture as an IT Strategy Analyst.

Hitesh ChellHitesh Pickuptripaney (Pickuptrip)

Hitesh Chellaney is a data scientist and a serial entrepreneur with a a background in astronomy, physics and mathematics. He is founder of Pickuptrip, a travel platform that will be the first 100%-independent travel agent that combines the best the market has to offer in a single intuitive overview where one can in a simple and gamified manner discover, build, book, experience and reflect upon his or her perfect trip.

Christiaan Henkel (Generade)

Generade (LinkedIn)Generade, the Centre of Expertise in Genomics in Leiden, has many versatile applied research projects within life sciences, and also contributes and invests in the education of current and future professionals.
Christiaan Henkel is Assistant Professor at Leiden University (Institute of Biology) and Lector Bioinformatics at University of Applied Sciences Leiden. After receiving his PhD at Leiden University in 2004, he was a Postdoc at University of Amsterdam and ZF-screens.

Location

BioPartner 1
J.H. Oortweg 21
2333 CH, Leiden
Please find directions here.


A moment for Christiaan

Christian at the SmB drinks
Today it’s already a year ago that we lost Christiaan van Gorkum, our founder. We would like to take a moment and thank him again for what he has meant for Leiden and for the science community. We are proud to be carrying on his dreams and ambitions for the world of entrepreneurship and science in Leiden, bringing together scientists, students and professionals and creating new initiatives and collaborations.
Science meets Business would not be Science meets Business without Christiaan and we keep him and his thoughts in mind in everything we do and decide.
Thank you, Christiaan, and lots of love to his family.
 


SmB 41 – Thursday 8 December 2016 – Themed Cafe Robotics

In December, Science meets Business will host its first themed cafe of the academic year. The cafe is dedicated entirely to robotics.
Please note: this cafe will take place at HUBspot (Langegracht 70, Leiden).

Programme

We drafted an exciting programme for you that is completely dedicated to robotics. Walk-in starts at 17:00, the programme starts at 17:30. Unlike other editions, the programme ends at 19:00, after which there will be a free dinner (RSVP required) and networking drinks.

Robots & cognition? – Roy de Kleijn (17:30)roy-de-kleijn

At Leiden University, robots that use artificial neural networks which evolve over generations are studied but also teach us about human cognition, the process of thinking and reasoning, and its development.

Dutch Nao Team – Patrick de Kok (17:45)IRAN-SCIENCE-TECHNOLOGY-ROBOCUP

With a team of bachelor and master students artificial intelligence of the University of Amsterdam and Maastricht University, the Dutch Nao Team lets robots play soccer fully autonomous. They succefuly compete in matches around the world. We let them see with their cameras, hear with their microphones and communicate over wifi in order for them to function without a human controller.

TU Delft – Joost Broekens (18:00)

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Joost Broekens received a MSc degree in Computer Science at the University of Delft, The Netherlands, in 2001. In 2007 he received his PhD in computer science at the University of Leiden, The Netherlands, in the area of computational modeling of emotion in relation to learning processes. He has published in the area of computational models of emotion (ranging from theoretical approaches to more applied ones), developed master-level courses and course material on the topic, and has given several invited lectures as well as less formal talks for the larger public related to Affective Computing.
Joost is also CTO and co-founder of Interactive Robotics, a company that develops human-robot interaction technology focussing on robot audience interaction, for example at schools and business events. For more info, please consult the website.

OpenHAARD session – Chris Verhoeven (18:30)chris-verhoeven

At the TU Delft Robotics Institute, they work on swarm robots, that work together to perform complex tasks with increased level of autonomy.
Chris Verhoeven is associate professor and is specialised in analogue electronics and applications to satellite communication

Robotics Showroom – Permanent Future Lab (18:30)permanent-future-lab

The Permanent Future Lab will also be present to exhibit industry technologies. They share will be sharing all these exciting innovations with us, so come and play with all the fun gadgets!

Location

Please note: this cafe will take place at
HUBspot
Langegracht 70
Leiden

RSVP

Please let us know you can make it! RSVP is mandatory for the dinner.


SmB 40: Thursday 10 November 2016 – Monthly cafe

In november, Science meets Business will host yet another interesting cafe, bringing together students, researchers, and business employees.

Programme

We drafted an exciting programme for you! More speakers will be added.

Vincent Wiggers – Gulliver

Gulliver logo_gulliver_grootis the entrepreneurial contest for students living in Leiden area. Goal of the contest is to help student entrepreneurs build their own company, by providing support and coaching. Do you:

  • Have an idea for a new company, or you already started a company, which is less than 2 years old?
  • Are enrolled as a student at Leiden University, De Hogeschool Leiden or ROC Leiden, Or you live in the Leiden area?
  • Have an entrepreneurial mindset?

Then don’t hesitate and join the competition now! During the competition, you will be supported during the Whatever I Need (W.I.N.) sessions, In which you can take part in workshops about themes depending on what YOU voted on. For example, you can get support on how to write and give a pitch, or on how to make a Business Plan based on the Business Model Canvas. It could also be a lecture about intellectual property or financing. Gulliver has a network of coaches and professionals with different backgrounds who are willing to advice or help you with your problems or questions.

Gregg Siegal – Zobiozobio

In the last 10 years the importance of biophysical, analytical methods for high quality pre-clinical drug discovery efforts has become clear. Whether used to triage traditional HTS approaches or implemented in a biophysics centric approach such as Fragment Based Drug Discovery, precise understanding of small molecule-protein interactions can greatly improve the success of this costly and time consuming exercise. However, expensive instrumentation as well as extensive expertise are required to implement advanced biophysics technologies. This creates a market opportunity for specialty firms such as ZoBio to provide access to the knowledge and instrumentation on a fee-for-service basis.  ZoBio has integrated modern drug discovery technologies into an efficient pipeline to support hit to lead programs on targets that no other contract research organization can address.

Hans van ’t Woud – BlackShore

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Complex image analysis is a task at which humans are still far better than computers. While computers can conduct simple analysis, they are not yet effective at reliable feature identification and classification, such as to identify where illegal logging is occurring for example. A huge amount of spatial imagery is available nowadays, both of the Earth and other planets, but – in view of the large number of possibilities and the sheer volume of data – there are not enough experts to analyse it all. A novel approach, developed by BlackShore, can increase image analysis and mapping capacity founded on game-based crowd sourcing.

Location

BioPartner 1
J.H. Oortweg 21
2333 CA Leiden

RSVP

Please let us know if you are joining! We are happy to see you.


SmB 37: 23rd of June

On Thursday the 23rd of June, SmB organized its monthly cafe and annual BBQ.

The last cafe before the summer incl. annual BBQ!

On the 23rd of June, following the TechTalk Supersized Data,  Science meets Business will host its last cafe of the academic year, including the annual BBQ to celebrate this. The cafe will start at 17:30, followed by the BBQ at 19:00.
The barbecue has been organized in collaboration with Science Based Business, welcomes all attendees of the SmB Cafe(s) and SBB alumni and is mainly sponsored by Ortec Finance.Poster SmB+SBB-BBQ

Speakers

Judith Smit – Team leader and consultant at Catalyzetéléchargement

Catalyze provides specialized consultancy to accelerate the development of new products and applications in the field of life sciences and biotechnology in Europe.
We are a one stop solution that provides the knowledge and specialized services to support researchers, entrepreneurs, start-ups and companies engaged in bringing innovative ideas to the market.

Dennis Schoonderwoerd – Project manager at Roche Pharmaceuticals

F. Hoffmann-La Roche (Roche) is a Swiss global health-care company that operates worldwidetéléchargement (2) under two divisions: Pharmaceuticals and Diagnostics. The company headquarters are located in Basel and the company has many pharmaceutical and diagnostic sites around the world. The company controls the American biotechnology company Genentech, which is a wholly owned affiliate, and the Japanese biotechnology company Chugai Pharmaceuticals. Roche is the third-largest pharma company worldwide and remains to be a majority-owned family company. Dennis Schoonderwoerd, working for the Dutch affiliate of Roche, will provide you with a company overview.

Andreas Schuil – Senior Brand Director at Genzyme

Genzyme has long been known for the expertise in the téléchargement (3)class of rare genetic diseases known as lysosomal storage disorders (LSDs). We were one of the pioneers in the orphan space, which requires a long term view and commitment. Sanofi has used the acquisition of Genzyme to transform the company. Currently Sanofi Genzyme is one of the business units within Sanofi responsible for the specialty care products, including the rare disease products but also products in MS, Oncology and Immunology. The case of developing a drug for Pompe disease will be used to outline some of the hurdles in developing orphan drugs.
 

17:00 Walk-in SmB cafe
17:30 Start SmB cafe
17:35 Opening by Prof. Simcha Jong 
17:40 Judith Smit  – CatalyzeCatalyze – Driving new innovations in the field of Life Sciences
18:00 Dennis Schoonderwoerd – Roche PharmaceuticalsRoche, a company overview
18:15 Andreas Schuil –  GenzymeSanofi Genzyme Specialty care: a long term commitment.
18:30 Networking drinks and walk-in BBQ
19:00 Opening BBQ

Location:

BioPartner 1
J.H. Oortweg 21
2333 CA Leiden

Attendance

The café and the BBQ are free but therefore RSVP is mandatory. Please note that registrations for the cafe will close as soon as the limit is reached.

RSVP for the cafe and barbecue 

 RSVP for the barbecue only 

 Get to know our sponsors:

OOtercrtec Finance is a global provider of technology and advisory services for risk and return management.  nl.ortec-finance.com 

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téléchargementCatalyze is a full service consultancy firm specialized in the lifescience, biotechnology and medical technology.    www.catalyze.nl   

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Flexous enables high-performance motion energy harvesters to power IoT and wireless sensors.  www.flexous.com    

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DSM Sinochem Pharmaceuticals (DSP) is a global leading manufacturer of Sustainable Antibiotics, Anti-fungals and next generation Statins.  http://www.dsm-sinochem.com/ 

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SmB 36: 12th May 2016 – MedTech Special

On the 12th of May, the SmB café was entirely dedicated to medical technologies! We welcomed Joost Brillemans, organizator of Hacking Health, Dr. Stijn Krol, one of the initiator of HollandPTC and last but  not leastDr. Oepkes introducing 3D printing in vivo.

 

Speakers

Hacking Health: Bringing innovation to healthcare!Capture
To start off the evening  the SmB café will introduce you to Hacking Health, a global movement bringing innovation to healthcare!
From the 20nd – 22nd of May four Dutch university hospitals are organizing the biggest health hackathon of the Netherlands. During Dutch Hacking Health people participate in multidisciplinary teams to create innovate solutions for healthcare problems, taking place in four locations.  LUMC is one of the participating hospitals and looking for enthusiastic participants, coaches, volunteers and interesting problems or cases to ensure a successful event!
Do you have an incredible idea or do you want a specific problem or case solved? No matter if you’re a patient, healthcare professional, projectmanager, consultant, developer, designer or student, don’t hesitate and sign up for Dutch Hacking Health!

Dr. Stijn Krol: The Holland Particle Therapy Centre (HollandPTC)Capture
Dr. Stijn Krol is Radiation Oncologist at LUMC and one of the initiators of HollandPTC, the country’s first particle therapy center, which is currently being built.
Proton radiotherapy is an improtant radiotherapy innovation. Worldwide mora and more  facilities for protontherapy are planned, constructed and in operation. Presently, Dutch patients have to travel abroad (Germany, Switzerland, United States), when protonradiotherapy is indicated. HollandPTC, a cooperation between EramusMC, TU Delft and LUMC, aims to open the first center for protonradiotherapy in the Netherlands, in Delft. The center will be located on the Technopolis Campus of te TU Delft site, close to the Reactor Institute . The building is now ready for equipment, cyclotron and gantries will be installed in the coming months, treatment of the firts patients is planned for september 2017.
The main objectives of HollandPTC are:

  1. To provide protonradiotherapy of outstanding quality to cancer patients with tumors located in the proximity of vulnerable healthy organs.
  2. To perform excellent (cost)effectiveness research of protonradiotherapy for the non standard indications.
  3. To develop future generations of image-guided protonradiotherapy and obtain a better fundamental understanding of the (in)possibilities of proton therapy.

Dr. Oepkes: 3D printing inside the human body

Dr. Oepkes, Professor of Obstetrics and Fetal Therapy at the LUMC will be our third speaker and will introduce us to 3D printing inside the human body.image1 (2)
Our Medical Delta team develops a new concept: 3D printing of a watertight cover over the defect in the back of fetuses with spina bifida. The printing is done inside the womb of the pregnant woman, using only a 2-3 mm entry port. This will be much safer than the current treatment, for which the womans’ abdomen and womb are opened with a large incision. Our idea won the 2015 STW Open Mind competition.

Programme

The speakers and timing will be announced soon, but the doors will open at the usual time: 17:00.

17:00 Walk-in
17:30 Start café
Hacking Health: Bringing innovation to healthcare!
Dr. Stijn Krol: The Holland Particle Therapy Centre (HollandPTC)
Dr. Oepkes: 3D printing inside the human body
18:30 Networking drinks
20:30 End

Location

BioPartner 1
J.H. Oortweg 21
2333 CA Leiden


SmB 35: 14th April 2016

The café on the 14th of April was a great success!

Our fist speaker was Niall Hodgins, founder of startup NADES Solutions, followed by Dr. Pieter Gaillard, CEO of 2-BBB. Our third speaker was Prof. Dr. Martin van Exter from the Leiden Institute of Physics.

See below for details on the talks.

Original announcement 

Call to action  

NADES

To start off the evening, Niall Hodgins will introduce the startup he founded, NADES Solutions.

Abstract: NADES Solutions is a collaborative R&D start-up specialising in creating natural, non-toxic and tailored solvents with commercial partners. We are best known for solving solubility and stability problems for pharmaceutical applications. Our technology also has excellent potential in nutraceutics, cosmetics, herbal extractions and agriculture.

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Business Update 

The Business Update will be provided by Dr. Pieter Gaillard, CEO of 2-BBB.

Pieter Gaillard and brainAbout 2-BBB: 2-BBB is developing medicines for the treatment of devastating brain diseases. Their proprietary liposomal G-Technology® facilitates entry to the brain while simultaneously enabling sustained delivery of systemically administered therapeutics. Their technology has been shown to be compatible with approved as well as novel therapeutic entities. They have two clinical programs, one targeting multiple indications of brain cancers and the other neuro-inflammatory diseases.

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Making Pigs Fly  

Our last speaker will be Prof. Dr. Martin van Exter from the Leiden Institute of Physics.

Abstract: The quantum world is very different from the classical world. Its predictions are often surprising and counterintuitive, but they are time and again confirmed in experiments, in particular in experiments on small systems. In his talk, Dr. Martin van Exter will introduce the basic concepts of quantum mechanics, like the superposition of quantum states, the special role of measurements, and the existence of entanglement between multiple quantum systems. I will also show how these concepts can be used in practical systems and how different companies have already put the weirdness of quantum mechanics to work in devices like quantum random number generators, unbreakable quantum communication systems, and quantum computers.

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The programme

17:00 Walk-in
17:30 Opening
17:35 Call to action: Niall Hodgins
NADES Solutions – Solving the insoluble
17:45 BioPartner update: Pieter Gaillard
2-BBB: the re-start
18:05 Making pigs fly: Prof. Dr. Martin van Exter
Using the weirdness of quantum mechanics
18:30 Drinks (until 19:00)


Location

The BioPartner Accelerator foyer, BioPartner 1, J.H. Oortweg 21.

The BioPartner Accelerator foyer is open as of 17:00, so feel free to come early and grab a drink before we start. If you can’t make it at 17:30, don’t hesitate to (quietly) drop in later on or during the drinks hour.

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SmB 34: 10th March 2016

The Science meets Business café on March 10th was a great success!

The evening started off with a pitch of Max Green, co-founder of start-up Buxenus. Our second speaker was  Brigitta Witte who introduced drug target discovery at Charles River Laboratories. And last but not least, Prof. Dr. Pieter Hiemstra, from the Department of Pulmonology of the LUMC presented his research on Airway Epithelial Cells.

Call to Action – Max Green, Buxenus

Buxenus is a start-up founded by Max Green and Jan H Zender, that aims at “unbolting bioscience”, by making a lab in a box. The box is not bigger than one cubic meter and contains all facilities to produce, extract and analyse cells, nucleotides and protein. By doing so, they provide an easy, affordable and safe environment in which everyone could run tests or produce proteins. This opens up opportunities outside the scientific institutions for persons who do not have access to lab space. They want to sell their boxes but also provide a rent service.

BioPartner Update – Brigitta Witte, Charles River Laboratories

Brigitta Witte gave a presentation about Target Discovery and Validation within the Charles River Laboratories. In 2014 Charles River acquired BioFocus, a former division from Galapagos. The target discovery group has delivered novel, validated drug targets in a range of therapeutic areas. They use PhenoFocus™ for small molecule screening to discover new therapeutic effects. They use SilenceSelect® for Adenoviral RNAi screening to discover targets and their validation, and CRISPR to generate cell lines and transgeneric mice. With the acquisition of BioFocus, Charles River is able to provide an ‘End to End’ integrated drug discovery. From the target finding all the way up to the selection of clinical candidates.

Making pigs fly – Prof. Dr. Pieter Hiemstra, LUMC Department of Pulmonology

Prof. Dr. Pieter Hiemstra talked about his research on cultured human airway epithelial cells to study asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The airway epithelial cells that line the airways are the first cells that come into contact with substances that are inhaled, they are considered as a passive barrier against these substances. However these cells also play an active role in inflammation and infections. Prof. Hiemstra build a cell culture system which mimics the epithelium that is lining the airways. This model is considered to be an accurate model for studying the influence of cigarette smoke and diesel emission on these cells. The diesel emission test was executed in collaboration with TNO. The studies performed by prof. Hiemstra may be relevant in understanding the effects of toxic emissions on the lungs, and might provide new insight in the treatment of COPD and Asthma.

Original announcement

Kicking off the evening with the Call to Action will be Max Green of start-up Buxenus, presenting how they will “unbolt bioscience”.

Over the years many people have expressed the importance in becoming literate in the language of life, but the possibilities of actually engaging with life on a molecular level outside of scientific institutions are fairly slim. Laboratory hardware is expensive and clunky, regulations are complicated and change rapidly and the knowledge is cyphered in jargon. Buxenus is working on solving these problems, making biotechnology accessible for every person in the world, in a safe, affordable and educational environment.

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The BioPartner Update will be provided by Brigitta Witte from Charles River Laboratories on Discovery and Validation.

By combining proprietary adenoviral technology with complex cellular assays, Charles River’s target discovery group has delivered novel, validated drug targets in a range of therapeutic areas for over 10 years. We examine the effects of introducing shRNAs (SilenceSelect) or full-length cDNAs (FLeXSelect) contained within our libraries of adenoviruses into human primary cells, differentiated stem cells or cell lines. siRNA and miRNA technologies are also available for gene knockdown studies.

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Last but not least, Prof. Dr. Pieter S. Hiemstra, from the Department of Pulmonology of the LUMC wiil be Making Pigs Fly. The subject he will touch upon is “Cultured human airway epithelial cells to study asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)”.

The Airway Epithelial Cells (AEC) that line the airways are the first cells to come into contact with substances that are inhaled. Originally, these cells were considered as a passive barrier against such substances, but it is now realized that they play an active role in inflammation and infections.

AEC are thought to play a central role in the development of chronic inflammatory lung diseases such as asthma and COPD. To improve our understanding of their role, we are using air-liquid interface (ALI)-cultures of well-differentiated primary bronchial epithelial cells (PBEC). This cell culture system was developed to best mimic the epithelium that is lining the airways. Since exposures to cigarette smoke and diesel emissions are relevant disease triggers, we developed dedicated exposure models.
[…] studies demonstrate that in vitro CS and DE exposures have effects on AEC that may be relevant for understanding adverse respiratory health effects.

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If you want to find out more about these studies at the LUMC, the D&V at Charles Rivers and/or what the guys as Buxenus have in store, please join us next Thursday, March 10th!

The programme

17:00 Walk-in
17:30 Opening
17:35 Call to action:
Unbolting Bioscience
Buxenus
17:45 BioPartner update:
Discovery and Validation
Charles Rivers
18:00 Making pigs fly:
Cultured human airway epithelial cells to study asthma and CPOD
Department of Pulmonology (LUMC)
18:15 Discussion & take-home messages
18:30 Drinks (until 19:00)


Location

The BioPartner Accelerator foyer, BioPartner 1, J.H. Oortweg 21.

The BioPartner Accelerator foyer is open as of 17:00, so feel free to come early and grab a drink before we start. If you can’t make it at 17:30, don’t hesitate to (quietly) drop in later on or during the drinks hour.

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Sponsoring opportunities SmB BBQ 2016

On the 23rd of June, the SmB cafe will organize a barbecue (BBQ) after the usual cafe, to close off another successful year of inspiring talks and entreupreneurial spirit !

The SmB BBQ is organized for participants of previous SmB activities (more information) but also for Science-based-Business (SBB)  alumni and students.  Every year, over 150 SBB students and alumni visit the barbecue and many are looking for an internship or a job. This is the ideal opportunity to put your company in the spotlight !
In order to make this event as successful as possible, we are looking for sponsors that would be interested in supporting the annual SmB BBQ.

Basic 100€ 
  • Company logo on all posters. Distributed in the Leiden Bio Science Park and online.
  • Possibility to bring promotional material (e.g. flyers) to the BBQ (introducing the company and/or with internship/job descriptions).
Social
150€
  • Basic (see above).
  • Promotion of the company (or internship/job descriptions) through dedicated posts on social media, including Facebook and Twitter (1500+ followers).

If you are interested in sponsoring the event and/or have questions about the possibilities, please contact blandine@sciencemeetsbusiness.nl.

Thank you in advance for your consideration!
The SmB café team

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SmB 33: 11th February 2016

On the 11th of February, we opened the years’ SmB cafes with three interesting speakers from different, inspiring fields: Peter Westgeest from Generation of Change, Pieter Jan Vos, CEO of MyLife Technlogies and Daan Luining from New Harvest.

Original announcement

Starting off the evening will be Peter Westgeest from Generation of Change.

FIBI-foam“Generation of Change is the Leiden based startup behind FIBI-foam: a biobased, home-compostable alternative for expanded foampackaging (EPS/styrofoam, PUR, EPP). We provide high performing protective(product-fixating and shockabsorbing) custom shaped buffering solutions. Coming SmB I’d like to tell you a bit more about our developmental path so far. Just practical insights and a few sparring topics… hope to meet you Thursday!”

 

Following him up, will be Pieter Jan Vos, CEO of MyLife Technlogies.

My_Life_TechnologiesMyLife Technologies are developing and commercializing a platform technology based on nanoporous MicroNeedle Arrays (npMNA’s), integrated into a patch for drug delivery through the skin. Our choice for ceramic material and nanoporous microneedles provides us a unique position in the field of microneedle technologies. MyLife Technologies is a spin-off from University of Twente, MESA+, Institute for Nanotechnology, founded in 2012.

To finish off the evening, Daan Luining from New Harvest will be introducing ‘Mark Post’s Cultured Beef’.

Beef without cows

It is time to re-think the supply chain of animal products. By applying the medical advances in tissue engineering and cell cultures to growing food, we can revolutionize the supply chain of animal products to continue to provide affordable and sustainable food to a growing population. New Harvest is a non-profit organization that is focused on accelerating the emerging field of cellular agriculture. Growing meat in a lab is just one solution to the much bigger problem. However this topic will be the focus of the talk on 11 February. If you want to know more about how cultured meat is made and why cultured meat could be a way to reduce greenhouse gas emission, water consumption and animal dependency please join us at the SmB café.

 

The programme:  

17:00 Walk-in
17:30 Opening
17:35 Call to action:
Compostable alternatives for packaging materials
Peter Westgeest (Generation of Change)
17:45 BioPartner update:
Microneedle technology for dermal drug delivery
Pieter Jan Vos (MyLife Technologies)
18:00 Making pigs fly:
“Beef without Cows”
Daan Luining (New Harvest)
18:15 Discussion & take-home messages
18:30 Drinks (until 19:00)


Location:

The BioPartner Accelerator foyer, BioPartner 1, J.H. Oortweg 21.

The BioPartner Accelerator foyer is open as of 17:00, so feel free to come early and grab a drink before we start. If you can’t make it at 17:30, don’t hesitate to (quietly) drop in later on or during the drinks hour.

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