19 November 2018

We invite researchers (especially PhD students and postdocs) from all branches of the life sciences to participate in the one-week Lorentz workshop Life Sciences with Industry 2018 in Leiden: November 19 – 23, 2018. During the workshop, 24 participants will tackle, three scientifically challenging and commercially important problems formulated by the following three companies.

 
Heineken
Selective recovery of ethanol and aroma compounds from alcoholic solutions
Solynta
Quality Matters: how to monitor frying quality of potato tubers?
VITO
A Serious Game on Preventive Health
 
For a full description of these challenges https://www.lorentzcenter.nl/lc/web/2018/1055/info.php3?wsid=1055&venue=...
 
The workshop will take place in Leiden in the building of the Lorentz Center, an organisation that is specialised in organising scientific workshops (http://www.lorentzcenter.nl/).
To create multi-disciplinary teams, participants will be selected based on their (i) specific background, (ii) motivation to participate, and (iii) date of registration (first come first served).
 
Register on the workshop website: https://www.lorentzcenter.nl/lc/web/2018/1055/info.php3?wsid=1055&venue=...

Deadline: Friday October 15, 2018.
Participation is free of charge, including hotel accommodation, lunches and two dinners during the workshop. The workshop is sponsored by the Lorentz Center, the Research School BioSB (http://biosb.nl/) and the three companies involved.

Need for more information?
Contact (Carey Batenburg-Einthoven) at the Lorentz Center (phone +31 715 275 578).

We hope to welcome you on November 19th 2018.
 
Scientific organizers:
Dennis Botman, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Em. prof. dr. Roel van Driel, Universiteit van Amsterdam
Dr. Gökhan Ertaylan, VITO, Mol, Belgium
Eunice van Pelt-KleinJan, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Klara Scupakova, Maastricht University
Prof. dr. Bas Teusink, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
 
Organizers (NWO):
Dr. Ansa Baykus-Fiaz, NWO-Domain Science, Den Haag
Dr. Margot Beukers, NWO-Domain Applied and Engineering Sciences, Utrecht
Drs. Lisette Krul, NWO-Domain Applied and Engineering Sciences, Utrecht