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life science in Stockholm

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 info@ssci.se.

EIT Wild Card Projects

Do you want to transform healthcare in Europe? Wild Card is a new initiative, pioneered by EIT Health, to identify and support innovative and high-risk ideas with the potential to transform an area within European healthcare. EIT are looking for truly ground-breaking ideas and projects, developed by the biggest and brightest minds, that will address healthcare challenges and improve the health outcomes for our citizens.

Creative, innovative Berlin

During three intense days in the end of January and beginning of February, some 40 delegates visited Berlin for the biannual international study mission by The Council for the Stockholm Mälar Region (Mälardalsrådet). The aim of the delegation was to "approach different angles of sustainable competitiveness with a special focus on how collaboration leads to strong competitive regions". Ylva Williams, CEO of Stockholm Science City was one of the delegates.

Explore the opportunities of life science in the U.S

Ever wondered if the grass is greener on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean? If yes, you have good reasons to. America is by far the biggest actor in the life science industry with the most successful and thriving clusters in the world.

The eHealth Vision of 2025: what are the challenges and how are we going to face them?

Friday, 23 March, 2018 - 08:30 to 09:45

Janna Valik is starting to get comfortable as Director-General at the Swedish eHealth Agency since she took on the role last summer. What is on top of her agenda in order to accelerate the eHealth development in Sweden? What challenges will she face? H2 Health Hub and Dagens Medicin invites to a Digital Breakfast Hub to discuss this topic.  

Workshop - quality standards for health apps

Thursday, 5 April, 2018 - 08:30 to 13:30

On April 5, SIS invites you to a workshop on how we can develop requirements and support in order to get relevant health apps that facilitate procurement and use. How can we support the quality of health apps already available and those that are developing now?

Medtech and mingle: BIO-PUB with Scandinavian CRO

Thursday, 26 April, 2018 - 17:00 to 21:00

Last year new regulations on medical devices were adopted and entered into force. The implementations will begin in May 2020 - how will that affect your business? Scandinavian CRO, Connect Uppsala and Uppsala BIO invites to the event BIO-PUB, with food and information about the regulations on medical devices.

Expanding your research with MAX IV and ESS

Expanding your research with MAX IV and ESS
Friday, 23 March, 2018 - 07:30 to 09:30

Sweden hosts two world leading accelerator-based research facilities and now could be the time to put them to work in your research.

MYiHealth 2018: Co-creating healthcare

Thursday, 13 September, 2018 - 09:00 to Friday, 14 September, 2018 - 15:00

Save the date for MYiHealth, a conference for healthcare and industry executives, policy makers and politicians, innovators, clinicians, patients, and researchers. The theme for 2018 is Co-creating healthcare.

Nordic Life Science Days, NLSDays 2018

Monday, 10 September, 2018 - 14:00 to Wednesday, 12 September, 2018 - 18:00

Nordic Life Science Days is the largest Nordic partnering conference dedicated to the life science industry. The conference attracts leading decision makers from biotech, pharma and medtech as well as finance, research, policy and regulatory authorities.

Suggestion for new biobank legislation to increase Swedish competitiveness in life science

On January 29, a suggestion for new legislation regulating biobanks in Sweden was handed over to the minister for social security Annika Strandhäll. We took the opportunity to talk about the suggested changes with Johanna Adami who lead the commission.