Innovation Day - RUG Ventures

On the 14th of June RUG Ventures, Business Generator Groningen and VentureLab North will organise the first Innovation Day! 💡

Backed by university initiatives, the Innovation Day allows academic innovators to shine, global investors to flourish and our own Technology Transfer Office to thrive. 

Due to limited capacity, the number of attendees is capped at 150! 🏃🏻


What to expect? 

  • Learn more about university startup ecosystem from the Board of Directors & Spin-offs
  • Celebrate an academic entrepreneur who is successful in capturing value & valorisation.
  • Get inspired by the leading Deep Tech innovators from the  Rijksuniversiteit Groningen , the UMCG and the dean of the Faculty of Science and Engineering-University of Groningen.
  • Take part in the launch of key IP’s from the technology transfer office (Business Generator Groningen) that are up for immediate valorisation
  • Network with deep tech investors, policy makers, incubators, innovators & technology transfer officers.


The Innovation Day event is set to bring together a group of expert speakers who are at the forefront of innovation and technology. Get inspired by prof. dr. Jouke de Vries, dr. Hans Biemans, drs. Corina Prent, dr. Deepak H. Veeregowda, dr. Max Witjes, prof. dr. Joost Frenken, prof. dr.  Tamalika Banerjee  and Anne Been!