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    MVA Annual Meeting 2019

    One life science cluster, two national life science strategies and three regions

    To discuss how to ensure the competitiveness of our region in a globalized world, Medicon Valley Alliance has the pleasure of inviting you to an afternoon with  inspirational regional, national and international speakers.

    The topics of this years Annual Meeting will be:

    • How do we make the most of our unique position as the leading life science and healthcare cluster of the Nordics?
    • What are our strongholds, unique selling points and must-win battles now and in the future?
    • How do we realize the full potential of Medicon Valley and ensure that national Nordic life science strategies are aligned, coherent and forward-looking from a regional, national and global perspective?

    We are looking forward to seeing new and old members, partners and other Medicon Valley stakeholders for an afternoon of discussion and networking.

    Date: Monday November 4, 2019
    Time: 12.00 – 18.00
    Venue: Clarion Hotel Copenhagen Airport, Ellehammersvej 20, 2770 Kastrup, Denmark

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    PROGRAM

    The program below will be updated on an ongoing basis.

    12:00 – 12:30

    Registration, networking and sandwiches

    12:30 – 12:35

    Welcome
    Petter Hartman, CEO, Medicon Valley Alliance

    12:35 – 12:50

    State of Medicon Valley – Life science in Greater Copenhagen
    Petter Hartman, CEO, Medicon Valley Alliance

    12:50 – 14:00

    Framework conditions for life science and innovation

    12:50 – 13:10

    The Swedish government’s ambitions for the life science sector
    Ibrahim Baylan, Swedish Minister for Business, Industry and Innovation

    13:10 – 13:30

    The Danish government’s ambitions for the life science sector
    Michael Dithmer,  Permanent Secretary of State, Danish Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs

    13:30 – 13:55

    A new strategic positioning for a competitive Medicon Valley
    Laurent Probst, Partner, Economic Development & Innovation leader, PwC Luxembourg

    13:55 – 14:30

     Coffee break & networking

    14:30 – 15:40

    Investment focus

    14:30 – 14:45

    Raising capital for the life science sector: trends and challenges
    Salvatore Santoro, Managing Director/Head of Investment Banking Sweden, DNB Markets

    14:45 – 15:00

    The case for a new Nordic Life Science Venture Fund
    Stephan Christgau, Former Senior Partner in Novo Holdings, Novo Seeds

    15:00 – 15:15

    Sofinnova 2020 and beyond – the European opportunity
    Henrijette Richter, Managing Partner, Sofinnova Partners

    15:15 – 15:35

    Lounge discussion

    15:35 – 16:10

    Coffee break & networking

    16:10 – 17:30

    Industry perspectives

    16:10 – 16:25

    Ascelia Pharma – building a Medicon Valley based company with global ambitions
    Magnus Corfitzen, CEO, Ascelia Pharma 

    16:25 – 16:40

    Next generation antibody therapeutics and the evolving innovation ecosystem
    Jan van de Winkel, CEO, Genmab A/S

    16:40 – 16:55

    From local to global – A big pharma perspective on Medicon Valley
    Henriette Dræbye Rosenquist, President, Pfizer France

    16:55 – 17:15

    Sustainable development is a “must have”: What does this mean for life science and health care?
    Katherine Richardson, Professor of Biological Oceanography and Leader of Sustainability Science Centre, University of Copenhagen

    17:15 – 17:25

    Summary and conclusions
    Søren Bregenholt, Chairman of the board, Medicon Valley Alliance, CEO, Macrophage Pharma

    17:25 – 18:00

    Networking & tapas

    SPEAKERS

    The list of speakers will be updated on an ongoing basis.

    Ibrahim Baylan
    Swedish Minister for Business, Industry and Innovation
    Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation

    Laurent Probst
    Partner, Economic Development & Innovation leader
    PwC Luxembourg

    Michael Dithmer
    Permanent Secretary of State
    Danish Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs

    Salvatore Santoro
    Managing Director/Head of Investment Banking Sweden
    DNB Markets

    Stephan Christgau
    Former Senior Partner in Novo Holdings
    Novo Seeds

    Henrijette Richter
    Managing Partner
    Sofinnova Partners

    Magnus Corfitzen
    CEO
    Ascelia Pharma

    Jan van de Winkel
    CEO
    Genmab A/S

    Henriette Dræbye Rosenquist
    President
    Pfizer France

    Katherine Richardson
    Professor of Biological Oceanography and Leader of Sustainability Science Centre
    University of Copenhagen 

    Søren Bregenholt
    Chairman of the board
    Medicon Valley Alliance
    CEO, Macrophage Pharma

    Petter Hartman
    CEO
    Medicon Valley Alliance

    Moderator

     

     


     

     

    Morten Sommer
    Professor/Entrepreneur
    Technical University of Denmark

     

     

     

    Embracing sustainable practices is something we care about at Medicon Valley Alliance.

    We are therefore happy to announce that the Annual Meeting 2019 will be Carbon Neutral.

    You can read more about it here.

    MVA’s Annual meeting is the annual flagship event of Medicon Valley Alliance. We invite prominent regional, national and international speakers to address key topics such as life science innovation, commercialization of R&D, public private partnerships, talent attraction and other issues of importance for the realization of our vision for the Medicon Valley cluster. Last year’s annual meeting entitled “Health, Wealth and World Class”, was attended by 250+ prominent regional life science stakeholders.

    SPONSORS

     

       
     

    Do you want to become a sponsor of the Annual Meeting? Contact David Zepernick, dz@mva.org or (+45) 24 98 16 68.

    PARTICIPATION

    Participation is free of charge for members of MVA and members of the press (late cancellation* /no-show fee DKK 500 excl. VAT).
    For non-members, the participant fee is DKK 1.500 excl. VAT, please see our event policy for non-members participation (late cancellation* /no-show fee DKK 500 excl. VAT).
    Registration ends on October 31, 2019.
    * If you cancel after the registration ends, it is considered late cancellation.