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Programme Expert Class 2/2018 | 6 July | Leading you in the right direction of Funding & Partnerships, with TU/E Innovation Lab, Usono, Philips, Merck Ventures, RVO, Loyens & Loeff.

LS@W Expert Classes are a series of targeted workshops organised in close collaboration with industry experts on relevant topics for Life Sciences and Medical Technologies Startups. Expert Classes also offers 1-on-1 consultations with Mentors and LS@W Alumni to help you out, by sharing their expertise. Read more >> 

Expert Class 2/2018: Leading you in the right direction of Funding & Partnerships

We are honoured to welcome contributing Experts

  • Benjamin Tchang, Co-Founder and CEO, Usono
  • Benno Tieke, Head of Portfolio Management at Philips HealthWorks
  • Cheryl Zimberlin, Associate at Merck Ventures
  • Robert Al, (Former founder ThromboDX), Head of Business Development at TU/e Innovation Lab
  • Tom Würdinger (former founder ThromboDX), Co-director Dept. Neurosurgery, Neuro-oncology Research Group (NRG) at VUMC
  • Niels van Leeuwen, Advisor (inter)national R&D cooperation, liaison top sector Life Sciences & Health
    at Netherlands Enterprise Agency (
  • Jelmer Kalisvaart, Attorny at Law, Loyens & Loeff


Time frame

  • 12:00 – 12:30 Ready to welcome our participants (including basic lunch)
  • 12:30 –13:00 Start & Welcome
  • 13:00 – 14:30 Expert presentations
  • 14.30 – 15:00 Break & 1-on-1 consultations
  • 15:00 – 16:30 Expert presentations
  • 16:30 – 17:00 Discussion & 1-on-1 consultations
  • 17:00 – 18:00 Wrap- up & drinks

Let us guide you in the right direction!  Join the LifeSciences@Work Expert Classes

We sure hope to welcome you (again) at the LifeSciences@Work Accelerator Expert Class. We – together with our contributing experts – will offer you a practical insight into important steps to take when establishing your startup. The set up of the Expert Classes is very informal and personal. Participation is free of charge, provided you match our profile.