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New report: Future healthcare and life science needs new regulations and ways for collaboration

Pressrelease, 21 september 2017.
In the report Where is life science heading in the future?  by Stockholm Science City, the future of healthcare is said to be predictive, preventive, participatory and personalized. Technology is taking an increasing role in both academic research and healthcare, pushing a need for strategic investments and clever use of infrastructure and expertise. 

Ylva Williams new judge for Stockholm Innovation Scholarship 2017

Stockholm Innovation Scholarship is a way to reward creative people with bright ideas and encourage them to develop those ideas. This year Ylva Williams, CEO of Stockholm Science City Foundation, is one of the jury members who have the task of identifying the best innovations. She is handpicked for her expertise and industry experience and will be in the judging panel of the Life Science and Health category.

Sweden's first competition to make people move

One of our biggest challanges in health is the fact that we are moving significantly less than we did a hundred years ago. Shine Competition aims to draw attention to the problem and to activate problem solvers from all parts of society with the goal to find solutions with potential to improve the health of many. 

Where to eat in Hagastaden

Tapas, korean, sushi or fine dining? There is a lot to choose from if you are planning to eat out in Hagastaden. To make it easier for you to find what you are craving today, we made a guide of the restaurants in Hagastaden and it's surroundings. 

Sneak preview of the Nordic Life Science Days

Nordic Life Science days (NLSDays) takes place for the fifth time and for the first time changes venue to Malmö-Copenhagen. NLSDays offers networking and knowledge for all interested in the Nordic life science and beyond covering biotechnologies, pharmaceuticals, medical devices and e-health business. The event kicks-off September 12 and ends on the 14:th. The seminar sessions are taking form and from the conference general, Olivier Duchamp, we have received a sneak preview of the different tracks during the conference.

Seminar highlighting Sweden’s strength within life science

On May 2nd the Government Offices of Sweden hosted a seminar highlighting Sweden’s strength within the life science area. Many of the presentations highlighted the good environment in Stockholm-Uppsala and the excellent environment offered if the European Medicines Agency would be located in the region.

Life science seminar in Almedalen

Stockholm Science City arranges a seminar on July 4th in Almedalen together with Life Science Sweden and  H2 Health Hub. The seminar will adress the ongoing transformation of the pharmaceutical industry where many pharmaceutical companies are moving from mainly producing products for sick people to develop products to keep people healthy. How does this affect the relationship between caregiver and pharmaceutical companies and between caregiver and patient?

The Swedish government wants EMA to be located in Hagastaden

As a consequence of Brexit, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) will leave London and establish its activities elsewhere within the EU. It is believed that this will happen before the end of March 2019 when the process for the UK to leave the EU is concluded. The Swedish government wants EMA to be relocated to Hagastaden and Stockholm Science City assists the Government Offices of Sweden on the candidature. 

Affibody To Initiate Phase II Psoriasis Trials For Lead Candidate ABY-035

Affibody has announced that it has decided to initiate Phase II development with ABY-035, which is the company’s proprietary psoriasis program.

The first comprehensive map of the subcellular localization of human proteins reveals new insights in human biology


The first analysis of how proteins are arranged in a cell was published today in Science, revealing that a large portion of human proteins can be found in more than one location in a given cell. Using the Sweden-based Cell Atlas, researchers examined the spatial distribution of the human proteome that correspond to the majority of protein-coding genes, and they described in unprecedented detail the distribution of proteins to the various organelles and substructures of the human body’s smallest unit, the cell.