Zoals andere sectoren is ook de biotechindustrie hard op zoek naar talent en technologieŽn om de digitalisering van haar ontwikkel-, productie- en distributieprocessen in goede banen te leiden. Agoria en Bio.be/essenscia slaan de handen in elkaar om vraag- en aanbodzijde bij elkaar te brengen tijdens een inspirerend event met getuigenissen over succesvolle cases, een expertpanel en mogelijkheden voor individuele ontmoetingen.

Digital is all around. Also in the biotech industry this evolution is key to develop new applications and to find solutions for primary manufacturing concerns as improving productivity and reducing cost. Biotech industry will continue its evolution towards digitization of processes in development, production and distribution and is looking for the most suitable technological solutions and talent to realize it.

The challenge is to find the right partners that can fill in the needs and help to solve the actual and future challenges within the biotech industry. Agoria and Bio.be/essenscia decided to join forces to organize an event that will connect the demand for and the offering of digital technologies and talent to identify new opportunities to find innovative solutions.

A number of testimonials on successful cases of digitization in the biotech industry will inspire you. A panel of experts will discuss about the predictive evolutions in the biotech and technology domains, and the availability of talents to monitor this necessary transition. A matchmaking session will give you the opportunity to have a face-to-face interaction (speed dates) with the participants to explore the possibilities of a potential collaboration.

Target audience

  • Members of Bio.be/essenscia and Agoria
  • last year students in biomedical sector as well in automation/informatics/robotics,Ö

What's in it for you?

As a technology provider

As a Biotech company

  • Get a picture on the actual and future technology needs of the Biotech sector
  • Be able to judge the potential of your market offerings within the Biotech sector
  • Learn more about innovative biotech evolutions and †solutions
  • Get to know important potential partners and learn from your peers
  • Meet with other participants during a matchmaking session
  • Get a picture on the actual and future technology innovations and† offerings
  • Be able to judge the potential of market offerings of the technology sector for your business
  • Learn more about innovative technological solutions
  • Get to know important potential partners and learn from your peers
  • Meet with other participants during a matchmaking session

†Technology scope

  • †Data collection devices (incl sensors, IoT,Ö)
  • Data mining and processing (from R&D, production and distribution)
  • Data safety / Cybersecurity
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Advanced analytics
  • Automation technologies (incl robotics)
  • Tracking & tracing
  • Connectivity


13:30 - 14:00

Registration and coffee
14:00 - 14:05 Welcome & Introduction
14:05 - 14:30 Keynote:† A view on the digital evolution in the Life Science Industry
14:30 - 15:45

Views, testimonials and cases by Biotech and Digital experts

(Data management, Digitisation, Process Optimisation, Automation, ...)

15:45 - 16:15 †Panel Discussion: Biotech meets Digital, What about the skills of tomorrow?
16:15 - 18:30 Matchmaking & Networking Drink

Pre-registration is open now! A detailed agenda will follow in due time.


donderdag 21 maart 2019, 14:00 - 18:00


BluePoint Brussels
A. Reyerslaan 80
1030 Brussel



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