Programme of the 15th edition of the Forum Louvain-La-Neuve – April 25

Programme of the 15th edition of the Forum Louvain-La-Neuve - 25 April 2023

Discover here the detailed programme of the 15th edition of the Mind & Market Forum!

Practical information

  • Date: 25 April 2023, open to the public from 12:30
  • Format: face-to-face
  • Place: Aula Magna – Louvain-la-Neuve
  • Registration: free. Click on “Attend this Forum” on the event page.

List of activities

  • 9:00 – 12:00: Boost Your Sales – New!

Sales experts help Project Leaders find customers.

Reserved for project leaders and experts who register for the activity.

  • 9:00 – 12:00: Speed-meetings

A 30′ meeting with Business Directors/CEO and board members who will open their address books, and with the most sought-after investors in Wallonia for those who are planning raising funds.

Reserved for project leaders and experts register for the activity.

  • 12:30 : Opening to the public
  • 13:00 : Keynote

Inspiring lectures by successful entrepreneurs who will share their entrepreneurial journey.

Open to the public.

  • 14:00 – 17:00: Pitch sessions

Introduce your project in front of a jury of experts, get constructive feedback and compete to become the laureate in your category to win prizes. Each project has 5′ to convince and 10′ of Q&A to receive constructive feedback.

Open to the public.

  • 14:00 – 17:00 : Brain bars

Participate in collective intelligence workshops with experienced experts, who will help overcome the obstacles you face in your project.

Reserved for project leaders and experts participating in the activity.

  • 14:00 – 17:00: Challenge Zone

A space for exhibition, presentation of projects and networking.

Open to the public.

  • 14:00 – 17:00: Innovillage – New!

Start a rapid prototyping process with experts and a lab, built especially to help you. Start prototyping right away!

Open to the public.

  • 14:00 – 17:00: Workshop – New!

Develop your skills on specific topics: starting up as a freelancer, increasing sales, personal development, sustainability and financing.

Open to the public.

  • 18:00: Awards ceremony and drinks

Discover the laureates’ pitches and continue the meetings and the networking.

Open to the public.

  • 18:30 – 21:00: Startup Job Fair – New!

A space dedicated to the promotion of job offers for students looking for a job in a company / startup in Walloon Brabant.

Open to students and startups (after registration).


As a project leader

You wish to participate in one or more of the activities listed above?

  • Register now on the website by clicking on “Attend this Forum” and then create your profile or update it, if it is already on the Mind & Market platform. Hurry up – Registration closes on 11 April.
  • To help you choose your activities, please consult the decision tree below.

As an active visitor

  • Register on as a participant by clicking on ” Attend this Forum” before 23 April to be able to benefit from the match-making activities and the rest of the programme.

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About the project

Mind & Market is a collaboration between UCLouvain – Université catholique de Louvain and the business association Alliance Centre BW. Since 2009, Mind & Market has been supporting innovative entrepreneurial projects from all the economic and academic ecosystem in which the Forum is located.

Arbre décisionnel forum MMLLN2023