Research School for Socio-Economic and
Natural Sciences of the Environment
Research School for Socio-Economic and
Natural Sciences of the Environment

BioBusiness Summer School - Jumpstart your Business Career in Life Sciences

Date: 22 June 2015 - 26 June 2015
Location: AMC, Amsterdam

Are you interested in pursuing a career in the Life Sciences industry and do you want to know more about the business field and your career opportunities outside academia? Then take part in the unique program of the international BioBusiness Summer School from 22 - 26 June in AMC, Amsterdam. This 5-day programme will teach you the principles of biobusiness, give insight in the world of Life Sciences companies, get the chance to meet leading business people, to increase their international network and to have a great experience in Amsterdam.

Course Objectives

Knowledge of the business field and the current market is important for all researchers in the rapidly growing Life Sciences area, but especially for those who consider starting or just started a career in industry. Leaving academia for industry can be a one-way street. Is a switch to industry the best option for you? BioBusiness Summer School helps you to make a well-informed choice and to jumpstart your career in business.

The aim of the BioBusiness Summer School is to help PhD students, master students and post-docs to increase their understanding of business aspects of Life Sciences.

Course objectives are:

  • Learn about the main business topics in Life Sciences.
  • Explore the international field of Life Sciences industry.
  • Meet experts and business leaders.
  • Gain insight in your own capabilities and profile.

Target Group

The BioBusiness Summer School is meant for MSc students, PhD students, postdoctoral fellows and those who finished either of these and is working in a first industry job. The summer school is intended for those looking for a career in life sciences industry or those looking to start their own life sciences company.

The summer school will focus on medical biotechnology, but is also suitable for other life sciences such as plant biotechnology, food technology and industrial biotechnology.

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