Keynote: Take on the Life Sciences Challenge


In this exciting keynote speech, Ton Logtenberg, founder and CEO of Merus will tell you all about his experiences in the Life Sciences industry, leading up to him founding Merus, and leading the company.
Merus is a clinical-stage immuno-oncology company, gone public in 2016. Their mission? To develop differentiating therapeutics aimed at substantially prolonging the lives of cancer patients.
Merus has an inspiring challenge for all of you: “Join our fight. Take on our challenge - and let’s fight cancer together.”

Learn how to take on the Life Sciences challenge and learn from the experiences of Ton Logtenberg, during this inspiring keynote speech.

Ton Logtenberg

Ton Logtenberg

Ton Logtenberg has served as our Chief Executive Officer and board member since founding Merus in June 2003. Prior to joining Merus, Ton co-founded Crucell N.V., a biotechnology company specializing in vaccines and biopharmaceutical technology, and served as its executive vice president and chief scientific officer from 2000 until 2003. In 2016, Ton was appointed professor of Biomedical Entrepreneurship at Utrecht University. He has served as a member of the board of directors of the Jenner Foundation since 2008, a member of the supervisory board of Utrecht Science Park since 2014 and a member of the supervisory board of the Foundation Hubrecht Organoid Technology since 2017. Prof. Logtenberg holds a Ph.D. in medical biology from Utrecht University.