October 23rd – 25th

Bootcamp in Entrepreneurial Innovation in Orphan Diseases

Join us to get the latest updates on breaking innovations in orphan diseases from frontline speakers including:

  • Francis Arickx | RIZIV Belgium
  • Kristof Bonnarens | Pharma-be
  • Hans Büller | Fair Medicine
  • Paul Coppo | AP-HP Paris
  • Ann D’Hoore | AMGEN
  • Carla Hollak | AMC Amsterdam
  • Vinciane Knappenberg | RIZIV Belgium
  • Diane Kleinermans | Belgian Ministry of Social Affairs and Health
  • Luc Kupers | Sanofi
  • Ingrid Maes | Inovigate
  • Ana Palma | Sobi
  • Hanspeter Rottensteiner | Shire
  • Huub Schellekens | Universiteit Utrecht
  • Walter Van Dyck | Vlerick Business School
  • Agnès Veyradier | AP-HP Paris

and many more.


Target audience: junior & senior researchers, clinicians, pharmaceutical industry and policy makers.

The PROFILE project is funded by the H2020 programme of the European Union.

Hoping to welcome you all in Leuven

prof. dr. Karen Vanhoorelbeke (coordinator) and all PROFILE team


February 28th

Rare disease day (#RareDiseaseDay)

Today, end of February, is a rare date, unusual in the calendar, the voices of patients with rare diseases – five thousand known in the world – that affect few among millions of people, are heard again in public events.

Events are taking place in different places. Find here your location and join!  


November 24th – 25th

24th annual meeting of the Belgian Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis

BSTH will be held from November 24-25 in the Mechelen, Belgium. Over 300 participants are expected to attend from university hospitals, research centers, clinical labs and institutions in the field of cardiovascular diseases, thrombosis, haemophilia and other bleeding disorders

The scientific program will focus on platelets and thrombosis, including oral presentations on clinical and research data, educational sessions and satellite symposia on different topics.



October 14th

CeNtre de Reference des MicroAngiopathies Thrombotiques meeting

Cnr-mat meeting will be held on October 14th in Paris. Experts in the field will discuss ideas and strategies about future projects related to thrombotic microangiopathies.



October 13th

World Thrombosis day

The main objective of World Thrombosis Day (@thrombosisday) is to increase global awareness of thrombosis by organizing educational events in countries around the world.

Find here your location and join the event!



September 28th – 30th

European Congress on Thrombosis and Haemostasis

ECTH 2016 will be hold from September 28-30 in the Hague, The Netherlands. It will bring together researchers, clinicians and other healthcare professionals for advancement of thrombosis and Haemostasis in Europe.



October 20-21

Kick-Off Meeting


Funded by the Horizon 2020
Framework Programme of the
European Union