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Here you find news, events and other information that is relevant for you in the life science community in the Stockholm area. Do you have news tips, information about upcoming events or do you want to write a post in the guest blog? Please contact Stockholm Science City at

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After work seminar: Clinical Trials – The Direct to Patient Model

Thursday, 24 May, 2018 - 16:00 to 18:00

Uppsala BIO and World Courier invites to an educational seminar highlighting the Direct to Patient Model, i.e. clinical trials in a home environment.

Workshop: Business Development of Photonics Companies for Healthcare

Monday, 11 June, 2018 - 09:00 to Tuesday, 12 June, 2018 - 13:00

PhotonicSweden invites to the second workshop in the European Photonics Roadshow Series. The workshop will gather representatives from photonics companies, med-tech companies, end-users and researchers interested in commercialisation as well as a number of experts, to discuss and network around issues related to the business development of photonics companies addressing the global healthcare market.

Sweden, a Platform for Health Outcomes Real World Evidence in Europe

MSD is committed to improve its positive health impact on people’s lifes. The primary way we do this is through our scientific inventions to address the populations largest health challenges. But finding new medicines and vaccines isn’t enough.

Stockholm gathers photonics experts

On June 11 and 12, PhotonicSweden organises a workshop involving the region of Stockholm. Here, experts, industry representatives, entrepreneurs and researchers from all over Europe will gather to strengthen the international network, exchange knowledge, ideas and challenges. Focus is on implementation of photonic technologies in the increasing global healthcare market. We had the opportunity to ask the director of PhotonicSweden, Pierre-Yves Fonjallaz, about the event.

How can healthcare enable innovation through creative collaborations?

Wednesday, 23 May, 2018 - 08:00 to 09:30

The Center for Innovation at Karolinska University Hospital shares the lessons learned from the Horizon2020 project LIVE INCITE, which is highlighted by the European Commission as a good model of how to challenge and develop conditions for innovation and innovation cooperation. Welcome to learn more about and discuss procurement, law and opportunities!

Brown Bag Lunch Talks @MSD: Clinical trials are valuable currencies for Sweden

Wednesday, 16 May, 2018 - 11:30 to 13:00

In the pursuit of more research-driven healthcare and wider access to new treatments for those patients who need it, we need to increase the number of clinical trials in Sweden. How can we help to make clinical studies a valuable currency for both healthcare, county councils, Sweden, the life science industry and patients?

A common effort to assess products, manage innovation and provide reliable digital tools

During 2017-2019, Stockholm Science City, UppsalaBIO, Norrbotten County Council and Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SKL) collaborate in the project Coordinated Implementation of Digital Products and Services. The purpose is to guide patients, healthcare providers and companies developing new digital tools. Project Coordinator Caroline Hansen gives us an update from the two latest workshops as well as the insights they generated.

The Swedish Government’s long-term initiative for life science

In February, the Swedish Government announced the establishment of a permanent office for life science within the Government Offices of Sweden. The office will be responsible for coordinating policies, clarifying priorities and accelerate the work previously initiated to create the conditions for a competitive life science industry in Sweden. We had a chat with Jenni Nordborg who is responsible for setting up and leading the work with the recently established office.

Future of Health - technology that challenge and creates new opportunities #2

Tuesday, 29 May, 2018 - 08:00 to 10:00

During 2018, Stockholm Science City and STING arrange a series of panel discussions on technology and its applications in health. We highlight this area to show what it can mean for you and your business.