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David Munis Zepernick

Head of Communication and Public Affairs

Phone: (M) +45 2498 1668


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.

09 Aug

EMA in Copenhagen – a realistic candidate? Interview with MVA CEO, Petter Hartman, in Greater Copenhagen Life Science

“In a perfect world, Sweden and Denmark had probably raised the odds in their favour, if they had put in a joint candidacy”, says MVA CEO Petter Hartman. Read the full interview and “EMA Post Brexit Theme” here.

31 Jul

Read all the key arguments in favor of relocating EMA to Copenhagen and Medicon Valley

The official Danish bid for EMA was submitted this afternoon and can be read on the official Danish EMA-candidacy website. Medicon Valley Alliance welcomes the reference to the Danish-Swedish Medicon Valley cluster as yet another strong argument in favor of relocating

03 Jul

Medicon Valley Alliance office closed for the summer from the 15th – 28th of July

Practically all of our members are on vacation in July, and since we are here to serve you, we have once again decided to close the office for a couple of weeks in the summer and recharge our (solar powered)

03 Jul

Medicon Valley Alliance awarded European Cluster Excellence gold-label

Two year´s ago, Medicon Valley Alliance, qualified for the first time for the prestigious gold label of the European Cluster Excellence Initiative (ECEI), which is a European certification set up to monitor, control and inspire best practice as regards the

09 Jun

“Stockholm overtaken in the fight for the European Medicines Agency (EMA)” Article in Swedish” Dagens Industri

  MVA CEO, Petter Magnusson Hartman, quoted in article “Stockholm overtaken in the fight for the European Medicines Agency (EMA)” in Swedish “Dagens Industri. Unfortunately the full article is for subscribers only, but below you can find two quotes from the interview (In Swedish)

17 May

Medicon Valley based COBIS is highlighted on the Top-15 list of the best biotech incubators across Europe

Motivating COBIS presence on the Top-15 list, Labiotech´s article “The 15 Best Biotech Incubators in Europe, Hatching Future Biotech Stars” states “From the heart of Copenhagen’s Medicon Valley, COBIS hosts a mix of national and international companies that range from

15 May

Health, wealth and world class – business column by MVA chairman of the board, Søren Bregenholt, in Copenhagen Post

“Health, wealth and world class” is the title of Medicon Valley Alliance Chairman of the Board, Søren Bregenholts, latest business column in Copenhagen Post, where he argues that our talent pool, our academic institutions, our companies and know-how, and all

28 Apr

Why does Nordic Life Science Days move to Medicon Valley in 2017?

CEO of the upcoming NLSDays in September, Olivier Duchamp, gives his simple explanation in the recently published interview in Nordic Life Science News. As part of the organizing committee, Medicon Valley Alliance, is happy to be able yo offer all members a

27 Apr

Paris and Copenhagen are the favorite EMA-candidates according to new KPMG-ranking

16 European cities have announced their candidacy as host for the European Medicines Agency when it moves out of London following Brexit. But objectively, not all cities are equally qualified according to a new ranking made by KPMG. Paris and Copenhagen