Life after PhD: Entrepreneurship

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YEBN and IBMB Ph.D. Council are happy to announce that the 3rd session of Life after PhD is finally happening ONLINE during the European Biotech Week!

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN and will close on the 28th of September at 12:00pm.

The aim of this event is to provide attendees with talks where professionals that successfully followed different paths after their Ph.D. share their experience and advice.

Attendees will be given the possibility to know more about different career options after the biosciences-related Ph.D.s, and in particular about Entrepreneurship.

The session will take place in English, where the speakers will talk about their professional experiences, followed by a Q&A discussion with the audience.


Session 3

28th September, 18:00 pm ONLINE
 – Becoming a CEO of startups that transfer the research into a solution for society after the PhD

Teresa Tarragó, Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Exheus

Valerie Vanhooren, Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer (CEO), ONA Therapeutics


Session structure

6.00 pm. Welcome and presentation of the speakers

6.05 pm. Talks by the speakers

6.35 pm. Q&A Session with attendees

7.05 pm. Closing remarks



* Attendees who had already paid are still required to register (for free – you should receive an email with the personal registration code accordingly)

* General ticket: 4€

* YEBN and BIST members: 2€ (50% discount). Want to become a YEBN collaboration partner? send an email to

VAT included in all prices.

No refund available after purchasing the ticket.




The Young European Biotech Network e.V. (YEBN) is a non-profit organization that promotes innovation and internationality in life sciences and biotechnology. Our goal is to connect students and young professionals through a European network that supports them along their career pathways.


Institute of Molecular Biology of Barcelona (IBMB) is a research institute of the Spanish Research Council (CSIC) located in the Barcelona Science Park (PCB), which provides an excellent scientific and technological framework. The main purpose of the institute is to promote excellent research and to contribute to fundamental scientific advances across a broad spectrum of life sciences.




Members of the BIST Community can benefit of a 50% discount. Fill the form to receive the DISCOUNT CODE in your mailbox.