Biotheque Wallonie Bruxelles to lead workshop at the 9th Annual Biobanking Conference

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SMi Group are delighted to have the industry expert Laurent Dolle, Managing Director, Biotheque Wallonie Bruxelles (BWB) to lead a pre-conference workshop on the 24th September in London.

Workshop overview

With most biobanks finding financial sustainability a major concern, Laurent will describe the ‘Why re-invent the wheel?’ approach by describing how you can ingeniously apply conventional financial and economics tool to drive up your biobank’s commercial success. Additionally, Laurent will also dive into the available techniques to enhance your data quality.

Benefits of attending:

  • Discover advantages of applying conventional financial and economic tools along with the step-by-step procedure to implement them
  • Gain firm understanding of financial and economic tools including: Value Proposition Canvas; Business Model Canvas; Surveying; Landing Page; Trial and Error and more
  • How to use these tools to create your biobank brand image through expression using business model and depict your organisation’s value
  • Grasp the concept of ‘not needing to create the perfect product for the perfect client’ to avoid the pitfalls of overspecialisation and over-narrowing your target market
  • Learn how to you can improve your biobank’s data quality through meta-analysis and associating your biosamples with data

For more information on the workshop visit the event website at

About the workshop leader

Laurent Dollé, Operating Director, BWB (Biothéque Wallonie Bruxelles)

Laurent Dollé is a scientist in Biomedical Sciences with 16 years of experience in Cell Biology and Molecular Biology with interests on healthcare systems and innovative technologies/devises. Laurent has a deep knowledge in the field of breast cancer research (growth, migration, invasion and metastasis), in hepatology (firosis, cirrhosis,and hepatocarcinoma), and liver regeneration (stem cells, liver repair and therapies, mouse models).

In 2012, Laurent became Assistant Professor at the Free University of Brussels VUB, and from 2016, he became the operating manager of the biobanks network from Wallonia-Brussels regions (BWB) allowing him to accumulate a profound awareness on the vast ecosystem of Biobanking (collection, harvesting, storage, distribution compliant with international quality standards (GLP/GMP and ISO standards) and regulations (law and royal decree). Since September 2017, Laurent is the managing director at BWB.

SMi’s 9th Annual Conference on Biobanking is taking place September 25-26, 2019 in London, United Kingdom

Secure your attendance by 30th April and take advantage of the £400 early bird discount at

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