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LIVE INCITE open meeting at Karolinska University hospital

Monday, 29 January, 2018 - 13:00 to 15:00

LIVE INCITE is an EU-funded project that implements a pre-commercial procurement of innovation of digital solutions. The solutions should support behavioral change prior to surgery to reduce the risk of complications and thus provide better outcomes of treatment.


Tuesday, 24 April, 2018 - 09:00 to Thursday, 26 April, 2018 - 18:00

The largest eHealth event in Scandinavia. Experience the health transformation.

Digitization and health – Change with the patient at center?

Tuesday, 30 January, 2018 - 13:00 to 16:30

How do we create future healthcare that puts the patient at center, create healthcare in close collaboration with business and satisfied employees? Swedish Medtech welcomes to an afternoon on digitization and health. Join the discussion on how the digital development leads to change with the patient at center.

E-Health Managers vs. doctors – What's their thoughts about the future?

Friday, 26 January, 2018 - 08:30 to 09:45

2018 is the year when the work on a national pharmaceutical list enters the next phase - and the year of the Swedish eHealth Agency's major relocation south. But what happens to e-health developments in our county council area's, beyond government investigations and authorities? Meet two e-health managers and a doctor discussing the development at H2's digital breakfast hub on January 26.

Participate in a survey to map companies in the precision medicine field

SwedenBIO invites companies working in the field of precision medicine to participate in a survey with the purpose of getting an overview over Sweden’s strength within this area.

Håkan Lavebratt, PhD Engineering. Key Account Manager Medtech, AMB

With insight into the development of medtech products

Medtech is a broad area that includes an unlimited number of different products used in healthcare. An important component in many medical devices is the plastic parts required for the final product and in order to reach the market, a variety of skills are needed. At a seminar on January 23, we will learn more about medtech plastic details from four companies. We took the chance to ask questions to the seminar’s moderator Håkan Lavebratt from ABM Industri, one of the participants you have the opportunity to meet during the upcoming seminar.

Björn Sjöstrand, CEO Scandinavian Biopharma

Drinkable vaccine against ETEC in development: a life saver for children in developing countries

Scandinavian Biopharma is a Swedish research-based biotech company located in Solna. They are now developing a vaccine to prevent ETEC, a diarrheal disease that anually affects 400 million people. CEO at Scandinavian Biopharma, Björn Sjöstrand, answers our questions about the project and the vaccine that hopefully will protect travelers from diarrhea and especially save children in developing countries from malnutrition.

A chance to network: Medtech plastic details - a guided tour from idea to product launch

Tuesday, 23 January, 2018 - 14:00 to 19:00

Plastic based medtech products, prolong, improve and save lives in a unique way. There are however a number of aspects to consider, and pitfalls to navigate around on the way from product idea to successful sales of medteh plastic products. This seminar aims at giving you tips based on our broad experience from practical successful projects. There will also be time for discussion and networking after the seminar.

Breakfast seminar; Clinical Trials - The Direct to Patient Model

Thursday, 15 February, 2018 - 07:30 to 09:30

Stockholm Science City Foundation and World Courier is pleased to invite you to an educational seminar high-lighting The Direct to Patient Model. During the seminar you will meet Christina Vinum from Klifo A/S, Chris Elston from the Medical Research Network, and Gunilla Andrew-Nielsen from the Medical Products Agency who will participate in the panel discussion after the presentations. Welcome to a great opportunity to learn more and ask questions about a patient-centered approach to clinical trials.

Amma: a digital midwife in your pocket - Stockholm Innovation Scholarship 2017 year's winner

This week the winners of Stockholm Innovation Scholarship 2017 was announced at a ceremony at Stockholm City Hall. Among 500 applications the jury, consisting of 27 experts from Stockholm's business and innovation ecosystems, has selected a total of five innovations that they consider to have the best potential to become Stockholm's future growth companies. In the Life Science and Health category the winner was Amma: a digital pocket midwife, always ready to support mothers who are struggling with their breastfeeding.