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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.

19 Mar

Venture funds see golden opportunities in Oresund’s life science hub

MVA-members and life science decision-makers should all read the recently published and translated article “Venture funds see golden opportunities in Oresunds’s life science hub“(Medwatch subscription needed). A number of prominent experts are interviewed about the potential for venture capital in

11 Mar

Copenhagen Post business column by MVA chairman, Søren Bregenholt “The Valley of Life: Britain is still key!”

The chairman of Medicon Valley Alliance, Søren Bregenholt´s quarterly business column in Copenhagen Post “The Valley of Life: Britain is still key!” has just been published. Read the relatively optimistic analysis of the brexit situation and it´s likely consequences for

04 Mar

More cross-border collaboration needed around Øresund

In an interview with, Medicon Valley Alliance CEO, Petter Hartman, is commenting on the new proposals for strengthening life science in Region Skåne. The region needs to be even better at attracting clinical trials, but what else is needed?

26 Feb

BioInnovation Institute (BII) joins the global CARB-X network to accelerate start-ups in drug-resistant infections

An estimated 700,000 people die each year worldwide from bacterial infections. New antibiotics, rapid diagnostics, vaccines and other products are urgently needed to treat bacteria that are increasingly resistant to existing antibiotics. This is the challenge adressed by the Combating Antibiotic Resistant

21 Feb

MVA-member, Ascelia Pharma, publishes prospectus in connection with Initial Public Offering on Nasdaq Stockholm

“Ascelia Pharma is in a very exciting phase, especially with our main product candidate Mangoral, which is approaching clinical Phase III development and market launch. Meanwhile, we are continuing the development of our second product candidate Oncoral, which completed Phase

15 Feb

MVA Chairman of the Board of Directors new Chief Business Officer at IO Biotech

Medicon Valley Alliance´s Chairman of the Board since 2015, Søren Bregenholt, has recently been appointed Chief Business Officer at IO Biotech. Leading Danish life science media, Medwatch, interviewed “Novo Nordisk-veteran”, Søren Bregenholt, about his new position and about going from

15 Feb

Synapse – Life Science Connect: Invitation for Copenhagen Life Science Summit ’19

Our friends at Synapse – Life Science Connect will be hosting the Copenhagen Life Science Summit ’19 (CLSS) on Thursday, May 9th at The Exchange Hall (Børssalen). A full-day conference that aims to bring together students, recent graduates and professionals to

04 Feb

The Danish capital’s entrepreneurial ecosystem is unique according to Daiichi Sankyo´s Global Chief of Research and Development, Antoine Yver

COBIS-based MVA-member, Japanese oncology company, Daiichi Sankyo, established their Nordic headquarter in Copenhagen last year.  This was absolutely no coincidence according to Daiichi Sankyo´s Global Chief of Research and Development, Antoine Yver (standing left), who motivates their decision in a recently

22 Jan

Medicon Valley Alliance member company, Chr. Hansen, ranked as the most sustainable company in the world

During the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, the Danish based bioscience company, Chr. Hansen,  that develops natural ingredient solutions for the food, nutritional, pharmaceutical and agricultural industries was ranked as the most sustainable company in the world by the recognized business