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Winner of Battle of Talents 2015 ! (THE entrepreneurial competition for higher education students in Flanders, Belgium) Winner of Pitch&Pizza (iMinds, Young Prozzz, Corda Campus), out of 6 candidates. Interview (Dutch): We are building a multi-sided (collaboration) platform ( which will simplify: FOR COMPANIES: - finding collaborators within academia and SMEs/corporates - finding services (infrastructure, experiments, consulting...) - recruiting academic top talent and much more... FOR ACADEMICS - inproving your outreach and increase your group's revenues and publicatios - finding other research groups and companies to collaborate - finding industrial, academic, governmental, NGO job positions and much more... Do not hesitate to contact me for more information! _________________________________________________________________________ We are building a platform ( so soon you can find this yourself easily. You can request for early access on our homepage. CURRENTLY we provide these services on a CONSULTANCY basis. Do not hesitate to contact me if you think I can help you! (e.g. We already helped one of the top50 World's biggest public companies). If you are interested to cooperate, become an early user, brainstorm, advise, make suggestions or want to know more specifically what we can offer you, do not hesitate to contact me! I am glad to talk to you! Soon I'll stop my PhD to fully focus on our startup so we can offer more value sooner.


Current Experience

  • Founder
    Since July 2015
    - Customer & product development using the lean methodology - Consultancy: finding R&D equipment and expertise for companies and research labs - Setting up strategic partnerships - Content marketing - Business planning

  • Teaching Assistant / PhD student biology of aging
    Since September 2011
    Investigating the (signaling) role of ROS in aging C. elegans (worm - popular model system) using ROS biosensors. Investigating the role of the glyoxylate cycle in longlived C. elegans mutants.

Past Experience

  • Master (dissertation) student
    January 2009 --- January 2011


LinkedIn Assessment :
ResearchscienceAcademic ResearchMolecular CloningLongevityLife SciencesPCRmolecular biologyConfocal MicroscopyEarly-stage StartupsStart-upsIn VivoScientific WritingPhysiologyHPLCBiochemistryGeneticsMicroscopyFluorescenceBiotechnologyProtein chemistrySpectrophotometryMicrofluidicsMarket researchCompetition ResearchFluorescence MicroscopyBiologyTeachingStrategyMicrosoft OfficeEnglishEntrepreneurshipLean StartupInterdisciplinary CollaborationCollaboration SolutionsNetworkingAnti-aging ProductsBusiness StrategyR&DConsultingSocial Media


  • Master in Biology (Functional Biology) from Universiteit Gent in 2011
  • in from VSI Maldegem in 2006

Area / Region

Gent, België


Driving License
  • No