Rudy Dekeyser


Managing Partner of the LSP Health Economics Fund


Since June 2012 Rudy Dekeyser is managing partner of the LSP Health Economics Fund, a venture fund dedicated to investments in private companies developing products which simultaneously improve the quality and reduce the cost of health care. Prior to joining the fund, he has been managing director of VIB and manager of VIB’s technology transfer department for over 15 years.. He has been board member at Devgen, CropDesign, Ablynx nv, ProNota nv, Actogenix nv, Bio-Incubator Leuven nv, Multiplicom nv and FlandersBio (the Flemish biotech association) and is still a board member of Remynd nv and CardioBiosciences sa. He is also co-founding board member of the European Association of European Science and Technology Transfer Professionals (ASTP), chairman of the Valorisation Advisory Board of the Netherlands Genome Initiative (NGI) and chairman of EMBLEM (the EMBL tech transfer company). He has been a member of the scientific advisory board of  the LifeSciencesAmsterdam Fund, the UHasselt spinoff fund and advisor to the GIMV and the Capricorn Health Tech Fund. Rudy has a PhD in molecular biology and is professor ‘innovation management’ at the University of Ghent.