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Registration now open for the Brain Innovation Days 2021!

The time has come! We are excited to announce the programme and registration is now available for the Brain Innovation Days, to be held physically on 12-13 October 2021 in Brussels at AREA 42! REGISTER NOW Under the overarching theme, United for Brain Innovation, the Brain Innovation Days will bring together, in-person*, key opinion leaders and stakeholders from the ever-growing brain innovation ecosystem to create synergies[…]

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Vésale Bioscience raises a first round of 3M€

A first-round funding of 3 millions euros has been raised by Vésale Bioscience, the spin-out of the Vésale Pharma group which focuses on phagotherapy. In order to increase its financial resources and reach the stock market, the group has hired beLean.net Partner Guillaume de Viron as Head of Finance for the phage therapy division. Co-founder of Univercells, former CFO of MaSTHerCell,[…]

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Rewatch the 3rd Brain Innovation Days Digital Session

Thank you for attending the 3rd Brain Innovation Days Digital Session, Fast-tracking brain innovation in times of COVID-19 last Tuesday! We hope you enjoyed the event as much as we did and found the discussion and insight from our speakers relevant and interesting, looking at COVID-19 from a different angle and discovering potential lessons-learned to be[…]

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Digiboard is now partnering with Imec

We are very proud to announce our new partnership with Imec! Imec aims to be the world’s best center for R&D and innovation in nanoelectronics and digital technologies. They partner with many companies, start-ups and universities to bring together brilliant minds in a creative and stimulating environment. Imec accelerates progress towards a connected and sustainable future through their world-class infrastructure and local and global[…]

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Catalent acquires Delphi Genetics for $55M

Catalent Pharma takes over Delphi Genetics. The Gosselies BioPark will be its European Center of Excellence in Gene and Cell Therapy. Delphi Genetics is one of ULB‘s oldest spin-offs, created twenty years ago. The company, which employs around 40 people, is a pharmaceutical subcontracting company (CDMO) specializing in cell and gene therapies. Its mission is not to develop treatments,[…]

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Digiboard is now partnering with BeAngels

We’re so excited to begin 2021 with a partnership with BeAngels! Our digital governance solution Digiboard will help start-ups in BeAngels community manage their board, and thus simplify their growth. BeAngels is a key player in the financial support of young companies in Belgium, but also in the creation of value and employment. With 20 years of experience and 370 members, BeAngels has built[…]

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PIPRA and icompanion, winners of the Brain Innovation Days Pitch Competition!

The Brain Innovation Days hosted its first-ever Pitch Competition during the digital session on January 26. After careful analysis of over 90 applications from start-ups all over Europe, nine finalists went head-to-head to pitch their business in 180 seconds. PIPRA and icompanion were respectively crowned Jury and Public Awards for Best Pitch. Both win a free exhibition booth and free access to our physical event to be held in[…]

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Brain Innovation Days Pitch Competition finalists are announced!

Did you know that the Brain Innovation Days will host its first-ever Pitch Competition during the upcoming digital session on 26 January? After careful analysis of over 90 applications from start-ups all over Europe, nine finalists will go head-to-head to pitch their business in 180 seconds for the chance to be crowned Best Pitch by a jury of highly regarded specialists in the fields of brain science, investment and start-up acceleration. DISCOVER THE[…]

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Brain Innovation Days Digital Session #2 – Register now!

Happy New Year, Brain Innovators! It’s officially 2021, which means we’re getting closer to the second Brain Innovation Days digital session. Registration is now open for the event to be held on 26 January 2021 at 12:30-14:30. This lunchtime interactive session will fall under the overarching theme, “From innovative ideas to creative brain interventions” and hosts the first ever Brain Innovation Days Pitch Competition, where nine start-ups will go head-to-head to pitch[…]

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OUAT! raises 500k€ with the Innovation Fund

  OUAT! recently raised 500k€ with the Innovation Fund. The capital infusion will support the further development of HakoBio and the roll out of the software to new clients. OUAT! aims to facilitate the digital transformation of the life sciences industry. In increasingly intelligent and connected factories, OUAT! enables the men and women of the biopharmaceutical industry to achieve[…]

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Univercells raises €70 million in Series C Financing

Univercells Holding recently raises €70 million with two rounds of capital increase with new investors. The capital infusion will support the development of GMP facilities and the capacity to foster distributed manufacturing and supply of biologics. Univercells recently completed their Series C second close, bringing the total raised to €70 million. The financing, which was over-subscribed,[…]

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Brain Innovation Days Digital Session #2 – Save the date!

The European Brain Council and beLean.net are pleased to invite you to the second Brain Innovation Days digital session, to be held on 26 January 2021 at 12:30-14:30. This lunchtime interactive session will fall under the theme Creative Brain Interventions and will host the first Brain Innovation Days Pitch Competition, where a number of start-ups will go head-to-head to pitch their business for the chance to win Best[…]

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BrainTalks is now available on all major podcast platforms!

BrainTalks is a podcast produced by Brain Innovation Days, the online community of key opinion leaders and stakeholders from the ever-growing brain innovation ecosystem. Experts from across the brain ecosystem and beyond join us to discuss various topics in the field and explore the future of brain innovation. BrainTalks is now available on all major podcast platforms,[…]

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Apply to the Pitch Competition at Brain Innovation Days!

Did you know the next Brain Innovation Days Digital Session will host a pitch competition? The European Brain Council and beLean.net are excited to announce the first-ever Brain Innovation Days Pitch Competition, to be held on 26 January 2021. Are you a student, entrepreneur, start-up… or just someone with a good idea? Don’t miss the chance to provide outstanding visibility to your project[…]

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Greenomy is the International Laureate of the Fintech for Tomorrow Challenge 2020

Greenomy, the first regtech SaaS platform enabling companies and investors to comply with the new EU Sustainable Finance Taxonomy Regulation, has been selected as the International Laureate of the Fintech for Tomorrow Challenge 2020. This award acknowledges their ambition as technological facilitators to the implementation of the EU Taxonomy Regulation. By helping companies and investors to[…]

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The Brain Innovation Days in Numbers

The Brain Innovation Days journey has officially begun! The European Brain Council and beLean.net were pleased to welcome you to the launch event on 13 October and we thank you all for the overwhelming interest, support and positive feedback. Thank you again for your interest and support and we look forward to continuing this journey with each and every one of[…]