Ellen Bogaert is responsible for the communication and marketing strategy at the Valorisation office. In this capacity, she promotes UAntwerp's research to external partners in the business world, via different media and events. In addition, she is involved in the sensitization of entrepreneurship and valorisation among the researchers of the Association University and High Schools Antwerp.
Ellen is also responsible for the network platform Antwerp Smart Region Link, a co-organization of UAntwerpen and the Chamber of Commerce Antwerp-Waasland. Antwerp.SRL aims to bring entrepreneurs and researchers closer together through thematic events, but also via online (social) media. In addition, she is the contact person for the UAntwerp spin-off community.
Ellen studied communication sciences at the UAntwerpen (graduation year 2004). Previously, she worked as a communications manager in different multinationals, such as Pfizer and Dubai Ports World. In 2014 she joined the Valorisation office, part of the Research and Innovation department.