Back to calendar overview

Brussels Lifetech Cluster Meeting - December 11

"External Corporate Venturing: Negotiating a Deal with a high-tech Start-up" - December 11, 2012 from 05:00 pm @ BIP

The "Brussels LifeTech Cluster" is pleased to welcome Professor Wim Vanhaverbeke for an interactive Workshop session based on a Case Study related to Open Innovation and potential collaboration between spin-offs/starts-up and big pharma companies.

Prof Dr Wim Vanhaverbeke is Professor at the University of Hasselt.  He is also visiting Professor at ESADE Business School and the National University of Singapore. He published in several international journals and is co-editor with of "Open Innovation: Researching a New Paradigm", a book about the research challenges related to Open Innovation. He is a dedicated open innovation researcher collaborating with different partners in universities and companies around the globe. He established the European Innovation Forum with Henry Chesbrough in 2012.  


  • 17:00 - 17:30 Welcome / Registration
  • 17:30 - 18:00 Introduction & Assignement explanations
  • 18:00 - 19:00 Business Case resolution (by groups)
  • 19:00 - 19:30 Presentation of 2-3 groups results
  • 19:30 - 19:45 Discussion about the learning points and Conclusions
  • 19:45 - 21:00 Walking dinner

Event Date & Location
December 11, 2012 at 05:00 pm
BIP (Brussels Infor Place)
rue Royale, 2
B - 1000 Brussels

Registration is free but subscription is mandatory (number of participants is limited!). 
Please confirm your participation by e-mail to Ms Edith Heulst at (or by phone at 02/ 422 00 31).

For further information concerning the workshop, please contact Ms Sylvie Jamar at (or by phone at 02/ 422 51 26).

Language: English
Organization: Brussels LifeTech Cluster