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Category: Knowledge session

Lunch & Learn: Experienced personnel in Life Sciences

Experienced personnel in Life Sciences: distinctive ingredients for successful recruitment.

We see an ongoing trend in the growing need for technical and scientific leadership talent, as well as candidates for roles in areas such as Business Development, Medical, and HR Business Partners. In this Lunch & Learn session, Pedersen & Partners will share their insights on attracting experienced personnel in the Life Science sector. This session will delve into trends and challenges related to Diversity & Inclusion and attracting female talent. It will also cover how to generate interest in the Oss Pharma cluster and ensure successful onboarding when attracting international talent. Alternatively, how can you make your organization more culturally agile?

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Lunch & Learn: Masterclass on Intellectually Property

Why do companies need intellectual property and how can it be utilized to create profit.

Patents and trademarks are both forms of intellectual property protection that can be used to help a business make a profit. Patents protect inventions and provide their owners with exclusive rights to make, use, and sell the invention. Trademark rights protect names and logos and provide their owners with an instrument to build brand recognition and customer loyalty. There are multiple ways to exploit these exclusive rights to increase profits. At this Arnold & Siedsma masterclass participants can find out how their company can benefit from intellectual property.

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Cancer Drug Discovery Seminar – Opportunities and Challenges

Pivot Park and Oncode present a Cancer Drug Discovery Seminar – Opportunities and Challenges. During this in-person event, we are bringing together academic researchers from the Oncode Institute and industrial experts in the field of (immune-)oncology. Several experts in cancer drug discovery will present about topics such as: best practices for (early) target identification and validation, hit finding, and further downstream hit-to-lead activities.

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Pizza & Peers Artificial Intelligence & Python

Pizza & Peers is a brand new concept for professionals on the Pivot Park Campus. The main goal is to connect and to share inspiring examples of what the Pivot Park residents are doing or the challenges they are facing in several domains. 

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Workshop – Intro to Flow Cytometry and Panel Design

BD will share their experiences and data obtained by using diverse Life Sciences technologies. BD specialists will talk about new features and applications, and will also show you exciting new innovations. Join us to discover new, diverse and innovative flow cytometry and MultiOmics applications that will enable your scientific discovery.

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Lunch & Learn – Platform technologies in pharma

Platform technologies are considered a valuable tool to improve efficiency and quality in drug product development. The basic idea is that a platform, in combination with a risk-based approach, is the most systematic method to leverage prior knowledge for a given new molecule. Learn more about the innovative technology platforms from our three presenters and how you can benefit from these.

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Pivot Park Captains' Dinner

10 years ago, Pivot Park opened its doors to the world. Thanks to your commitment, support and confidence, we have been able to grow it into the successful and innovative biopharmaceutical campus it is today.

Now it’s time to celebrate!

We are therefore delighted to invite you – along with all your fellow CEOs at Pivot Park – to a special night out featuring inspiring art, a wonderful dinner and lots of opportunities to network and exchange ideas.

Erwin Wurm | Am I a House?

For the first time, the artist shows a cross-section of his work, from Narrow Furniture to One Minute Sculptures, within the walls of a historic building. Villa Constance, a former home that today houses Museum Jan Cunen, is not only a location but also part of the conversation. Because what exactly is a house?


The development of medicines in Oss began one hundred years ago. It was then that the foundations were laid for what would become a flourishing pharmaceutical sector in the Netherlands, leading to groundbreaking discoveries such as insulin and the anti-conception pill.

Today, the entire chain is still represented in Oss, from early-stage research to the commercial scale production of medicines. Working in Oss, we focus on the health of people all over the world. Employees at dozens of companies large and small put their heart and soul into new medicines, products and services that will improve lives worldwide. Together, our strength lies in our combination of broad knowledge about the development of medicines and a thorough understanding of the requirements of high-quality production.

This shared past and common values stimulate strong bonds among everyone who works in pharmaceuticals in Oss. We build on qualities, expertise and networks that go back decades. And with a wide variety of pharmaceutical companies, suppliers and scientific institutions all located nearby, we offer an attractive business climate and an excellent basis for international collaboration.

We are proud to work together to create a better and healthier future for all, a collaboration that in turn fuels growing employment: today, most pharmaceutical jobs in the Netherlands are in Oss. Here we connect talent and companies and stimulate entrepreneurship, while our expert employees are our most important asset. Their drive ensures that Oss has an influence on health all over the world.

Pharma in Oss offers endless opportunities to startups and talent in a city and region that is a joy to live and work in. We are committed to collaboration and sustainable and successful entrepreneurship. Oss’s pharmaceutical companies are intrinsically competitive while also being committed to quality and safety. This, plus their focus on new health solutions and contemporary technology, makes us a leader in our pursuit of a better life for people worldwide.