On Thursday 30 May 2013, FlandersBio organised the 9th edition of its annual life science convention Knowledge for Growth in Ghent.
Knowledge for Growth is Europe’s leading regional life science convention.
Knowledge for Growth 2013 focused on “New Business Models creating Companies for the Future”: as our industry is constantly changing the conference provided the participants with more in depth insight into new business models covering topics such as research and funding, financial markets, international business and creativity.
1115 individual participants (59% industry, 36% academic, 5% others) registered for the convention representing 326 companies and organisations active in the life sciences.
This makes Knowledge for Growth the networking event of the year for the sector, featuring
- an extensive programme of keynote lectures (over 30)
- a space with company booths - about 100 companies and organisations presented their activities as an exhibitor or a sponsor.
- a poster exhibition - 160 scientists presented their research with a poster at the convention.
- a Job Fair giving companies and jobseekers in the life sciences the opportunity to get to know each other: we scheduled 75 job interviews for our Job Fair exhibitors.
For any further information, please do not hesitate to get in touch with Jonas De Backer, Communications Coordinator at FlandersBio (Phone: +32 9 241 80 41).