Connecting Expertise Event on "Organoids and Organ-on-a-chip" - by CRIG, GATE and CrossHealth

In the "Connecting Expertise" event series, organized by the platforms CRIG, GATE and CrossHealth, we have the pleasure to invite you to a closed network event for professors and post-docs (PhD students on request; see below) to introduce you to the latest technologies and expertise at Ghent University, Ghent University Hospital and VIB-UGent.

In this edition, we welcome you to join this event focused on Ghent’s expertise on organoid and organ-on-a-chip technologies. We anticipate excellent networking opportunities via short pitches interspersed with rounds of speed-dating.

We hope to welcome you all numerously!



12:20 – 12:55    Lunch

12:55 – 13:00    Welcome
13:00 – 14:20     Session 1 pitches
14:20 – 15:40     Speed dating round session 1 + coffee break
15:40 – 16:40     Session 2 pitches
16:40 – 17:30     Speed dating round session 2
17:30 – 18:30     Network reception with drinks and snacks

The program will be periodically updated.


Pitch submission and registration

Are you interested in pitching your research around organoid and organ-on-a-chip? Or are you looking for collaborations on organoids and organ-on-a-chip?

Please register and complete the text boxes about your technology and/or your search for certain expertise.

Deadline to submit a pitch: 12 November 2021


Target audience

We look forward to welcome professors and senior post-docs interested in organoids from UGent, UZ Gent and VIB-UGent. PhD students can register on request – please contact Please note that the number of participants is limited.


Zebrastraat 32/001 - 9000 Gent, room Ned Kahn
Parking and main entrance: Gustaaf Callierlaan 231