Liesbeth van Oeffelen - CEO, BiosenSource
Biography of the speaker:
Liesbeth van Oeffelen (1983) obtained the degree of Candidate in Music in 2004, M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering in 2006 and PhD in Bioengineering Sciences in January 2015. She created a business plan around her PhD research via business plan competitions (Battle of Talents 2014, 2nd prize, Bizidee 2015, 5th prize) and incubation at Startit@KBC and Starterslabo. In November 2015, she founded BiosenSource, a spin-off company from VUB and IMEC, developing software and measurement devices for applications in academia, biotech, pharma and diagnostics.
Apart from that, Liesbeth is also a board member of Youtra, a non-profit organization for young transplant patients and family.