Upcoming events for academics

Event: 11 Years Anniversary - ELF Pre-seed Fund
Date: December 4, 2018 
Time: 16.00 - 18.30
Location: PLNT, Langegracht 70, 2312 NV, Leiden
Topic: Come join us in celebrating the 11th anniversary of the ELF Pre-seed Fund! 

ELF Pre-seed Fund is a starter fund that offers academics and young students who are considering starting their own company the chance to develop their entrepreneurial skills by putting them into practice. Participants have access to funds, expert guidance and a high-quality network of partners to achieve their ambitions. In ELF, Leiden University works together with Leiden University Medical Center and Rabobank.

Presentations by:
- Jeroen van den Hout, former CEO Babybloom
- Coen Breedveld, Co-Founder Levels Diagnostics
- Niall Hodgins, Co-Founder and CEO SeraNovo
Followed by network drinks

Sign up by sending an e-mail to events@luris.nl

 

Past events

Event: TechTalk: Regenerative Medicine
Date: November 15, 2018 (15:15 - 17:30)
Location: De Stal, Darwinweg 1, 2333 CR, Leiden

For whom:
The R&D community of Leiden Bio Science Park and others interested. TechTalks are aimed at bringing the research community together across Leiden Bio Science Park, whether based in business or in academia, and others who are interested.

Program:
The LUMC human iPSC hotel: a facilitating service
Harald Mikkers, LUMC, Cell and Chemical Biology

 iPSC derived cells in drug discovery and development
Stefan Braam, CEO nCardia

Gene therapy for retinitis pigmentosa patients
Jan Wijnholds, LUMC, Ophthalmology

Vascularized organs-on-chips: next generation disease models
Valeria Orlova, LUMC, Anatomy

Organ-on-a-chip technology as a routine tool in drug discovery and development
Paul Vulto, CEO Mimetas 

About:
TechTalks is an initiative of Leiden Bio Science Park, Luris, LUMC/Boerhaave Nascholing and Hogeschool Leiden/CBD.

Want to work with us? Mail Gwen van Overbeke (LBSP).

Seats for this event are limited, so please register for this TechTalk

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Event: TechTalk: Tackling Infectious Diseases Worldwide
Date: October 11, 2018 (15:15 - 17:30)
Location: De Stal, Darwinweg 1, 2333 CR, Leiden

For whom:
The R&D community of Leiden Bio Science Park and others interested. TechTalks are aimed at bringing the research community together across Leiden Bio Science Park, whether based in business or in academia, and others who are interested.

Program:

The research state of the art at CID
Prof.dr. Ed Kuijper (Medical Microbiology, LUMC)

Research alliances in infectious diseases
Dr. Mariska Koster (The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies, Johnson & Johnson)

Controlled human infection models
Dr. Meta Roestenberg (Infectious Diseases, LUMC)

Bacterial diagnostics
Dr. Gerold de Valk (CEO, BiosparQ B.V.)

Pathogen glycans: targeting sweet spots in infectious disease
Prof.dr. Ron Hokke (Para glycoimmunology, LUMC)

SAAPs - next generation antibiotics to fight global anti-microbial resistance
Leonie de Best (Chief Business Officer, Madam Therapeutics B.V.)

About:
TechTalks is an initiative of Leiden Bio Science Park, Luris, LUMC/Boerhaave Nascholing and Hogeschool Leiden/CBD.

Want to work with us? Mail Carla van der Laan (LBSP).

Seats for this event are limited, so please register for this TechTalk

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Event: First Copy “Beyond the Nile. Egypt and the Classical World” to be presented to Carel Stolker
Topic: Dr. Timothy Potts, director of the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, will present the first copy of the new publication "Beyond the Nile, Egypt and the Classical World" to Prof. dr. Carel Stolker, Rector Magnificus of Leiden University. The book "Beyond the Nile" was published on the occasion of a large (eponymous) exhibition in the J. Paul Getty Museum: both the book and the exhibition rely on a heavy input from Leiden - in the form of papers, new research , advice and masterpieces from the Rijksmuseum van Oudheden.

Date: September 5  (16:00 - 19:00)
Location: Rijksmuseum van Oudheden, Rapenburg 28, 2311EW Leiden. Room: Taffeh tempel-zaal

More information: Jorrit Kelder

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Event: Show Me the Money
Topic: Do you need funding for your startup? Too early for private money? Rather keep your shares for now and keep the company's value growing? Don't want to spend your money on intermediates? Visit our sessions and find out what regional, national and European grants and loans can do for your project. And learn about tax relief schemes and alternative financing of equipment. We offer you the chance to personally link with experts who advise about a selection of programs of specific interest for the Leiden entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Date: June 19  (10:00 - 12:00)
Location: BioPartner building 1, foyer, J.H. Oortweg 21, 2333 CH Leiden
 

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Event: Briefing on Marie Curie Fellowships for supervisors and applicants
Topic: During the session you will be informed about the Marie Curie Fellowship Scheme, the proposal format and the key issues that are required to address when writing a proposal. You will also hear from a successful supervisor and fellow from Leiden University. There will be ample opportunity to ask questions.
Date: June 14
Location: Pieter de la Court Building, Wassenaarseweg 52, 2333 AK Leiden, Room1A09 (1st floor)
 

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Event: NWO VENI Pre-Proposal Workshop
Topic: NWO have announced a new pre-proposal stage to this year’s VENI competition for the Social Sciences and Humanities and the Applied and Engineering Sciences. The deadline will be 28 August. To help you prepare for this, Luris will be running a workshop to give you guidance and advice on crafting your CV and the new concise proposal required. We will run the workshop twice so you can attend on either date.
Date: June 7
Location: Lipsius Building, Cleveringaplaats 1, 2311 BD Leiden, Room 002

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Event: Acquisition & Earning Power training (session 3)
Topic: Many researchers would like to spend all their time doing research and teaching in their specialist field. However, as you become a lecturer or tenure tracker the question arises how to finance your research. Not only are researchers expected to excel and distinguish themselves academically, you also have to apply entrepreneurial qualities, think strategically and navigate the complex funding landscape with its many rules and conditions. In this course, we want to help you with these challenges by focusing on your personal profile: your qualities and areas for improvement. In addition, the course provides specific information about various funding possibilities. This training course is for lecturers and senior lecturers with 5 to 10 years of experience after their PhD.
Date: June 7 (09:00-17:00)
Location: Academy Building, Rapenburg 73, 2311 GJ Leiden

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Event: TechTalk Autoimmunity & Inflammation
Topic: The human immune system protects us against harmful stimuli such as pathogens, toxic cellular components and cancer. However, because of various factors the immune system can become dysregulated, overactive and harmful itself. Excessive and harmful inflammation can occur during autoimmune diseases, auto-inflammatory disorders, allergies, organ transplantation, and also plays an important role in neurological disorders such as Alzheimer’s Disease and Multiple Sclerosis. Because of the complexity of these disorders most of the currently used treatments target the immune system in general.The TechTalk ‘Autoimmunity and inflammation’ gives an overview of fundamental research and drug development for several inflammatory disorders in and around the Leiden Bio Science Park.
Date: June 7 (15:15 - 17:30)
Location: De Stal, Darwinweg 1, 2333 CR Leiden

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Event: NWO VENI Pre-Proposal Workshop
Topic: NWO have announced a new pre-proposal stage to this year’s VENI competition for the Social Sciences and Humanities and the Applied and Engineering Sciences. The deadline will be 28 August. To help you prepare for this, Luris will be running a workshop to give you guidance and advice on crafting your CV and the new concise proposal required. We will run the workshop twice so you can attend on either date.
Date: June 5
Location: Snellius Building, Niels Bohrweg 1, 2333 CA Leiden, Room 401

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Event: Biomedical Sciences Symposium 2018
Topic: Annual event organized by and for Master Biomedical Sciences students in Leiden. This year's theme is alternative based medicine.
Date: June 1
Location: LUMC, Albinusdreef 2, 2333ZA Leiden

Event: NWO VENI Pre-Proposal Workshop
Topic: NWO have announced a new pre-proposal stage to this year’s VENI competition for the Social Sciences and Humanities and the Applied and Engineering Sciences. The deadline will be 28 August. To help you prepare for this, Luris will be running a workshop to give you guidance and advice on crafting your CV and the new concise proposal required. We will run the workshop twice so you can attend on either date.
Date: June 7
Location: Lipsius Building, Cleveringaplaats 1, 2311 BD Leiden, Room 002

Please send an email to events@luris.nl to register your attendance and also let us know which one of the workshops you would like to attend.

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Event: Acquisition & Earning Power training (session 3)
Topic: Many researchers would like to spend all their time doing research and teaching in their specialist field. However, as you become a lecturer or tenure tracker the question arises how to finance your

Event: TechTalk Autoimmunity & Inflammation
Topic: The human immune system protects us against harmful stimuli such as pathogens, toxic cellular components and cancer. However, because of various factors the immune system can become dysregulated, overactive and harmful itself. Excessive and harmful inflammation can occur during autoimmune diseases, auto-inflammatory disorders, allergies, organ transplantation, and also plays an important role in neurological disorders such as Alzheimer’s Disease and Multiple Sclerosis. Because of the complexity of these disorders most of the currently used treatments target the immune system in general.The TechTalk ‘Autoimmunity and inflammation’ gives an overview of fundamental research and drug development for several inflammatory disorders in and around the Leiden Bio Science Park.
Date: June 7 (15:15 - 17:30)
Location: De Stal, Darwinweg 1, 2333 CR Leiden

Seats for this event are limited, so please register for this TechTalk

research. Not only are researchers expected to excel and distinguish themselves academically, you also have to apply entrepreneurial qualities, think strategically and navigate the complex funding landscape with its many rules and conditions. In this course, we want to help you with these challenges by focusing on your personal profile: your qualities and areas for improvement. In addition, the course provides specific information about various funding possibilities. This training course is for lecturers and senior lecturers with 5 to 10 years of experience after their PhD.
Date: June 7 (09:00-17:00)
Location: Academy Building, Rapenburg 73, 2311 GJ Leiden

Click here to register

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