Dear Master students and last year Bachelor students,
On the 12th of November S.A. LIFE will organise the annual career event ‘Speedmeeting with companies’ at TNW- Zuid (Applied Sciences) in Delft. During this event, representatives of the companies in the broad field of the Life Sciences will give a short pitch about their company. After the pitch, you will get the unique opportunity to engage in a conversation with companies’ representative in three separate rounds. After the three rounds there will be networking drinks at bar ‘Het Lab’. Walk-in is from 17:30 and the presentations will start at 18:00, the evening will close around 21:00. Sign up via this link.

There are three rounds and five companies, so you can choose between the following companies which will join this event.

Panorama Laboratories
At Panorama Laboratories, we use our knowledge of the bioscience laboratory environment, automation hardware and software engineering to automate documentation generation. By using smart sensor networks, we generate relevant laboratory data without changing any existing workflows. Our goal is to prevent scientists from spending time on documentation, so they can instead focus their time on what scientists are trained to do. Conduct science.

Polariks
Polariks is a software company based in Den Haag that uses hyperspectral imaging and deep learning for the detection of plant growing conditions, diseases and fruit quality in open field row crops with a focus on viticulture (Growing of wine plants). We put hyperspectral sensors on tractors and allow farmers to collect individual plant information to support them in their daily decision making, to help them reduce chemicals and produce more sustainable, and help them optimize harvest quality. We are looking for people with skills and interest in image analysis/ processing, computer vision, machine learning/ deep learning and data science.

Applikon
Applikon Biotechnology is a world leader in developing and supplying advanced bioreactor systems from laboratory, to pilot-, to production scale. Our mission is to provide reliable solutions for the bioprocess market that will enable an improved quality of Life. We support the pharmaceutical industry (vaccines, regenerative medicines, antibodies, tissues, bio-pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals and biosimilars) as well as industrial microbiology (enzymes, food, feed, bio-fuel, bio-chemicals and bio-plastics) in their upstream process by implementing scalable platforms from initial screening through development to full-scale production. We continuously improve and launch new bioreactor systems as well as process analytics and software tools. By minimizing scale-up risks and shortening the time-to-market for our customers, we contribute to the improvement of Life Sciences. And that is our passion!

ICLON (only for Dutch speakers)
Interfacultair centrum voor lerarenopleiding, onderwijsontwikkeling en nascholing van de Universiteit Leiden. Het ICLON zorgt voor de verbinding tussen onderwijskennis en onderwijspraktijk: wetenschappelijke inzichten worden toegepast in klas of collegezaal. Omgekeerd zijn praktijkervaringen de impuls voor onderzoek naar en ontwikkeling van de praktijk van voortgezet en hoger onderwijs.
Leiden University Graduate School of Teaching (ICLON) connects theory and practice of teaching through the application of academic knowledge to issues of classroom practice. Also, issues of practice form the starting point for research in, and development of, secondary and higher education. ICLON is an interfaculty unit within Leiden University which provides undergraduate and postgraduate teacher education, in-service teacher training and services pertaining to educational design and innovation, staff development and organizational development for higher education.

Sanquin
Sanquin is responsible for safe and efficient blood supply in the Netherlands on a not-for-profit basis. Sanquin also develops and produces pharmaceutical products, conducts high-quality scientific research, and develops and performs a multitude of diagnostic services.

Speedmeeting with Companies