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FlandersBio-Janssen Pharmaceutica Partner Day - 9 March 2017

The annual FlandersBio-Janssen Pharmaceutica Partner Day “Together towards a Flemish Healthcare cluster: Example collaborations and best practices in CNS" will take place on March 9th, 2017 in Antwerp.


  • 09.30 Registration and welcome coffee
  • 10.00 Welcome
    Henk Joos, Managing Director, FlandersBio & Frederik Wittock, Director EMEA Communications, Janssen
  • 10.10 Insights and status of a Flemish Health Care cluster: where are we now? Where are we aiming for?
    Erik Present, Direcor Medical Affairs, Janssen Benelux
  • 10.40 Measuring brain health through imaging
    Annemie Ribbens, Research Manager, icometrix
  • 11.00 Novel solutions in data management: a real-life example
    Georges De Feu, CEO & Dries Hens, Co-Founder, Lynxcare
  • 11.20 Partnering for a better mental health
    Bernard Sabbe, Collatorative Antwerp Psychiatric Research Institute, University of Antwerp & Maarten Timmers, Director Experimental Medicine, Neuroscience, Janssen
  • 11.40 Chaos in your mind: find your way in CNS data
    Peter de Boer, Senior Director, Experimental Medicine, Neuroscience, Janssen
  • 12.00 Lunch break
  • 13.30 Intro Discussion Groups: 3 examples on how to create a win-win situation in PPP
    Henk Joos, Managing Director, FlandersBio
  • 13.45 Group 1: Creating added value for all partners in public private partnerships in preclinical research in Alzheimer’s Disease
    Diederik Moechars, Scientific Director, Neuroscience, Janssen
  • Group 2: Evidence based Validation in Alzheimer’s Disease
    Sebastiaan Engelborghs, Reference Center for Biological Markers of Dementia (BIODEM), Institute Born-Bunge, University of Antwerp
  • Group 3: Collaborations for the management of big data in neurology
    Michel Van Speybroeck, Director Data Sciences, Janssen
  • One-on-one meetings powered by EBD Group's partneringLITE
  • 15.00 Coffee Break
  • 15.30 Panel Discussion: Future Drivers in Novel Neuroscience health solutions
  • 16.30 Networking reception
  • 17.30 End

Event details:

  • Date: Thursday, March 09, 2017 (09:30h - 17:30h)
  • Location: University of Antwerp, Campus Drie Eiken - Building O, Universiteitsplein 1, 2610 Wilrijk
  • Route Description via Google Maps
  • Language: English
  • Organiser(s): FlandersBio and Janssen Pharmaceutica

Registration costs:

  • 40 EUR/participant for FlandersBio members and academics.
  • 80 EUR/participant for non-FlandersBio members

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