Stockholm Life Solna-Stockholm is a hub for research and development within life science in Hagastaden. The place where Solna and Stockholm meet is already a strong centre where academic knowledge, industry and healthcare providers cooperate to contribute to improved health and life quality.
Jakob Hellman is Head of Innovation at Stockholm County Council since March. He was recruited from Vinnova, where he also had focus on innovation as Director for Innovation Policy. We got the opportunity to talk to Jakob and ask a few questions.
Some 25 Swedish companies participated in this year's BIO in San Francisco. The main objective was to meet with other companies and investors through the partnering system. Another Swede on site was Anders Lönnberg, the government's national coordinator for life science.
According to McKinsey's new report, 180 billion SEK annually could be saved by increased digitalization of Swedish healtcare. But how? That will be discussed in Almedalen on July 5 - and your knowledge and experience is needed.
Debate and networking! Which discussions during the week will continue during the fall of 2016? And where will they lead? We take the temperature and analyse current health issues from the patients', health care sectors and health care politicians perspective.