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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.

16 Aug

Medicon Valley based life science start-up companies are encouraged to compete for the €100K Global Challenge Grand Prize

Applications for the 6th edition of the Global Challenge are now open! The organizers, Hello Tomorrow, have explicitly asked, if we would help them raise awareness of this opportunity among the many innovative life science start-up companies in Medicon Valley.

13 Aug

MVA CEO, Petter Hartman, was interviewed in the newsletter, Rapidus, about investment promotion and the new joint microbiome project with Copenhagen Capacity and Invest in Skåne

Back in the saddle after the summer break, MVA CEO Petter Hartman was interviewed by Rapidus journalist, Keld Broksø, about the recent joint microbiome project with Copenhagen Capacity and Invest in Skåne. Normally, a subscription is needed, but we were

02 Aug

“Leaving on a Jet plane” piece by MVA CEO, Petter Hartman, in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing and Packing Sourcer (PMPS)

What does the title of one of John Denver´s greatest hits has to do with  life science in Medicon Valley? well, as part of Medicon Valley Alliance´s involvement in the upcoming “FlyPharma Europe 2019 Conference” 22nd-23rd of October, MVA CEO,

05 Jul

Do you want to become a mentor on University of Copenhagen´s BRIDGE-programme financed by the Novo Nordisk Foundation?

The BRIDGE – Translational Excellence Programme is again searching for mentor teams who want to combine their research and perspectives from the clinical and academic world, and develop a two-year research project together with a young researcher. In the upcoming

28 Jun

Congratulations to SmiLe incubator and CEO Ebba Fåhraeus with the record-high investments and value growth in companies

During the first six months of the year Lund-based SmiLe incubator companies have taken in SEK 85 million, which is 25 percent more than during all of 2018. Taken together, all SmiLe companies – 20 incubator companies and around 50

21 Jun

Danish-Swedish collaboration within microbiome R&D will pave the way for new treatments and help boost the attractiveness of Medicon Valley

In the Greater Copenhagen-region also known as Medicon Valley, when it relates to life science specifically, life science is one of the key growth industries identified by regional as well as national politicians. On top of well-established scientific strongholds within

10 Jun

Copenhagen Post business column by MVA chairman, Søren Bregenholt ”The Valley of Life: All for one and one for all”

The chairman of Medicon Valley Alliance, Søren Bregenholt´s quarterly business column in Copenhagen Post “The Valley of Life: All for one and one for all” has just been published. Read why MVA thinks life science in the Nordics in general

27 May

Are you a life science student interested in the business side of the industry?

9th of June applications will open for this year´s edition of Synapse – Life Science Connect´s attractive Biobusiness Summer School.  If you are a life science student interested in the business side of the industry and would like to know

24 May

ReproUnion project highlighted as a succesful example of collaboration across borders.

An opinion piece in the Swedish regional daily, Sydsvenskan, by regional politicians Elisabet Babic (Sweden), Lars Birger Salvesen (Norway) and Claus Kjeldsen (Denmark) highlights the ReproUnion project as a succesful example of collaboration across borders. The piece was also published