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Advanced Master in Biotech & Medtech Ventures
This Advanced Master has a unique focus on developing the technical and business-oriented skills needed to lead early-stage Biotech and MedTech companies to success. You will learn how to develop a product, build a team, secure different types of funding to support the company’s growth, build a sustainable business model that balances profitability with societal impact, and much more.
Friday 22 March 2024
12h00 - 13h00
What’s on the agenda
This programme welcomes recent Master’s or PhD graduates and junior professionals from all disciplines, with an entrepreneurial spirit and the ambition to acquire the in-depth knowledge and business acumen needed to take on a (C-level) executive role in an early-stage Biotech or MedTech company.
The Advanced Master’s programme allows you to gain extensive, hands-on experience in interactive classes taught by industry experts, as well as in a real-life setting through an internship and capstone project.
12h - 12h30
Presentation of the Programme
by Philip Vergauwen and Marc Dechamps
12h30 - 13h00
Questions/Answers live session
with the academic team
About the speakers
Presented by Philip Vergauwen and Marc Dechamps
Philip Vergauwen is a professor of Strategic Management Accounting & Control at the Solvay Brussels School of Economics & Management (ULB), the School of which he was also Dean from 2018-2021. Previously, he chaired the University Council of Maastricht University and was Dean at both Hasselt and Maastricht.
Marc Dechamps is a biologist with extensive experience of more than 35 years in the pharmaceutical industry. Since 2016, Marc is the founder and Managing Director of XMF consulting, a company which supports Biotech & BioPharma companies with strategic advice and management leadership in the field of Biologics – ATMP, ... He serves as President of the board of CEBR, the Council of European BioRegions and of "Investsud Tech" group Investsud Belgium.
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About the programme
You have limited professional experience and you want to skyrocket your career? You're on the right track!
This postgraduate course in the management of Biotech and MedTech companies is for Master’s and PhD graduates, or junior professionals, co-created with leading Belgian and international life sciences partners.