For twenty years, has been working on strengthening the life sciences ecosystem in Flanders. The profound impact human expertise has had on biology and the advancements various fields of science - from biopharmaceuticals to agriculture and food - have made in that time, are worth celebrating. 

This edition of Knowledge for Growth will be all about celebrating life sciences, and we’re happy to invite you to this two-decade anniversary edition, too! Together, we’ll look back on our progress, but also look forward to the future of biology as a cornerstone for addressing global challenges such as climate change, sustainable food supply, and human health.


Our two-day, hybrid conference and exhibition is filled with enriching connections and inspiring insights. On Wednesday 15 May 2024, the 10th edition of our State of the Union (in collaboration with VIB) will be followed by a networking reception. On Thursday 16 May 2024, the 20th edition of Knowledge for Growth will be full of…

 Live panel debates
• Thought-provoking keynote speeches
• Engaging company pitches
• An Academic Showcase
• A closing reception and walking dinner

Discover the carefully curated programme of our 20th “Celebrating life sciences” edition.
For questions about the programme, please contact Willem Dhooge (COO) or Wouter Piepers (CEO).

All Speakers

Registrations are now open!

KNOWLEDGE FOR GROWTH Institutional Partners

KNOWLEDGE FOR GROWTH Supporting Partners

FLANDERS.BIO Strategic Partners