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David Munis Zepernick

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Below you will find the latest news from MVA. You can also sign up to our newsletter MVA Update.

MVA Update is an electronic newsletter providing you with news about MVA and an overview of our events and other relevant events in Medicon Valley. You can also check out our calendar for more information about life science events in the region.

If you have any questions regarding our news section or media inquiries then please contact David Munis Zepernick, Head of Press on +45 2498 1668.

07 Feb

EMA could relocate to Medicon Valley

The Danish Government has officially announced that Copenhagen is a candidate for The European Medicines Agency (EMA), which is expected to relocate from London following the British decision last summer to leave the European Union. Several other EU-countries, including Sweden,

30 Jan

Medicon Valley Alliance member Novo Nordisk is to invest £115m in a new science research centre in Oxford

Eventually, Oxford’s history of “excellence” proved more important than Brexit. Consequently, Novo Nordisk is to invest £115m over 10 years in a new science research centre in Oxford. The research centre, which will work on new ways of treating type 2 diabetes,

18 Jan

Maersk Tower inaugurated today

Maersk Tower, the new home of Medicon Valley Alliance member, University of Copenhagen´s Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, was inaugurated today. The building will among other things be the center of the University of Copenhagens research and education activities within the

02 Jan

The Valley of Life: Gold, frankincense and myrrh

Did you miss the Medicon Valley Alliance chairman, Søren Bregenholt´s last Copenhagen Post column in 2016 published on Christmas eve?. Don´t worry, it´s still online here!

10 Dec

Two ReproUnion news pieces in the SVT news

  ReproUnion, the cross border collaboration between Sweden and Denmark within the area of reproductive medicine in the Oresund Region funded by EU Interreg V, figures prominently in the Swedish media this week. Curious, see more below! The Danish-Swedish fertility collaboration

10 Dec

Border control is a barrier to the recruitment of Swedish labor

The need to make costly special arrangements for the Swedish workforce in Denmark, as in the case of Medicon Valley Alliance member company Ferring, is incompatible with the idea of Greater Copenhagen in general and Medicon Valley in particular, according

21 Nov

Europe’s biggest biotech conference is heading to Copenhagen

Medicon Valley Alliance chairman, Søren Bregenholt, quoted in MedWatch story about Europe’s biggest biotech conference, BIO-Europe, which is heading for the Medicon Valley region in 2018. Read full article here

18 Nov

Prince Joachim inaugurated DTU Biosustain´s new building in Lyngby

Medicon Valley Alliance member, DTU, had a royal visitor Thursday the 17th of November, when His Royal Highness, Prince Joachim, inaugurated the new building in Lyngby. On a more personal note, Prince Joachim, also used the occasion to reveal his personal biology

09 Nov

Interview in Kemivärlden Biotech: Medicon Valley and the US election

What will the result of the US presidential election mean to Medicon Valley and the life science industry in general?That was the tough question asked by Kemivärlden Biotech in today´s interview with Medicon Valley Alliance CEO, Petter Hartman. Read the