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David Munis Zepernick

Head of Business Development 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.

06 Mar

MVA-member company, Ascelia Pharma, is considering listing on the stock exchange

According to the Danish CEO of Malmø-based, Ascelia Pharma, Magnus Corfitzen, the company, which has developed a contrast agent, Mangoral, that can replace the controversial agent Omniscan, are considering several options for funding the millions of dollars need for future studies. A

02 Mar

The Greater Copenhagen Life Science Talent Attraction campaign is now up and running!

Thanks to the following six companies, Novo Nordisk, FMC, Ascendis Pharma, DTU, 3Shape and CP Kelco, our friends at Copenhagen Capacity have been able to launch their very first Life Science Talent Campaign, enabling them to attract international life science

22 Feb

Construction of European Spallation Source (ESS) campus to start in the fall

  By the end of last week, agreements were signed that will allow construction of the ESS Campus to begin this fall. The campus buildings include 18 500 square metres of offices, laboratories and workshops. The ESS Campus will consist of

10 Feb

New edition of the journal “Time to Unite A Greater Medicon Valley” published in February

The first 2018 edition of the journal “Time to Unite A Greater Medicon Valley” has just been published early February.  Apart from the editorial by MVA CEO, Petter Hartman, you can also read about Nordic Mentor Network for Entrepreneurship (NOME), the future

06 Feb

Sweden explores Danish Prehospital Care

Hosted by MVA member, Healthcare DENMARK,  a Swedish delegation consisting of representatives from The Ministry of Health and Social Affairs and The Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions visited Denmark on the 29th of January to see and experience innovative

25 Jan

Danish-Swedish Microscope Alliance to Strengthen Nordic Life Sciences

Nobel Prize-winning microscope for protein research in Copenhagen will contribute to strengthening Nordic research into new medicine. Leading protein researchers from four universities in Denmark and Sweden have now established the CryoNet collaboration, which will use the so-called cryo-electron microscope

16 Jan

MVA-member Mind the Byte acquires Barcelona-based Intelligent Pharma

  Bioinformatics firm Mind the Byte, a pioneer in the development of technologies based on artificial intelligence, cloud and big data for computational drug design, has acquired 100% of Intelligent Pharma, one of the leaders in Spain in chemoinformatics services

16 Jan

Open life science jobs in Medicon Valley

Did you know that universities, hospitals and companies in our region are currently looking for everything from student assistants to cardiology professors? There might also be a job opening relevant to YOU! See open life science jobs in a region

08 Jan

“Stockholm and Copenhagen – let bygones be bygones!” New business opinion in Copenhagen Post from MVA Chairman of the Board, Søren Bregenholt

Our chairman of the MVA Board of Directors, Søren Bregenholt, urges the national decision-makers in Stockholm and Copenhagen to put their differences and last year´s negative “EMA-history” aside and instead focus on the mutual interest in strengthening regional life science