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The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative provides financial support to KTH and SciLifeLab

In October it became clear that the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, formed by Facebook's founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan, provides KTH Royal Institute of Technology and SciLifeLab a research grant. Focus will be to integrate new sequencing technology with existing ones in the project Human Protein Atlas run by Emma Lundberg, Associate Professor at KTH.

A theme day by Research!Sweden

In September Research!Sweden organized a theme day focusing on leadership. Important decision-makers gathered at Riksarkivet in Stockholm for a discussion on how to increase health and prosperity in Sweden. To raise their work, three researchers and politicians were awarded during the day.

Cancer atlas launched by KTH researchers

In August this summer, Professor Mathias Uhlén and colleagues from The Human Protein Atlas at KTH, took a step closer towards personalized medicine in oncology. By analysing protein expression in 17 different types of cancer, using big data mining of samples from 8000 patients, the team revealed expression patterns that can be linked to patient survival and hence be of importance in personalized therapy as well as in developing next generation protein pharmaceuticals to fight cancer.

Bonnier invests in digital health

Pressrelease September 27, 2017.
Bonnier Business Media Sweden AB has become an industrial partner in the H2 Health Hub. The media company thus becomes an active part in the emergence of new digital solutions in digital health.

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.