Contact Person
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 May

The Life Science Industry – crucial for Sweden! New life science action plan presented by Swedish Medtech, SwedenBIO and the trade association for the research-based pharmaceutical industry in Sweden (LIF)

The action plan points to three specific focus areas which must be strengthened to further develop Swedish life science. The focus areas are, R&D, the introduction of new innovative treatments and the attractiveness of Sweden for life science related foreign

07 May

“The Valley of Life: A national life science strategy, and the promise of spring”- business column by MVA chairman of the Board of Directors, Søren Bregenholt

At Medicon Valley Alliance we have high hopes for the spring! Read which and why in the latest business column “The Valley of Life: A national life science strategy, and the promise of spring”  by our Chairman of the Board,

24 Apr

Medicon Valley has the highest concentration of biotech companies in Northern Europe (north of London)

The Berlin-based biotech online media, has literally mapped European biotech companies.  Their selection criteria is biotech companies with  >€1M raised/generated and own innovative technology. Their map is probably the best map to find European biotech’s, and as you can

11 Apr

Ulf G Andersson, CEO of Medeon Science Park & Incubator, Malmö elected new vice-chairman of Medicon Valley Alliance

CEO, Petter Hartman, Morten Sommer, Ulf G. Andersson and Søren Bregenholt At the Medicon Valley Alliance´s Ordinary General Meeting 10th of April, Ulf G Andersson, CEO of Medeon Science Park & Incubator, Malmö was elected new vice-chairman of Medicon Valley Alliance. He

09 Apr

Don´t miss “Life science växer över sundet” in Swedish “Naturvetaren”

“Life science växer över sundet” is the title of the recently published in-depth article in Swedish “Naturvetaren” about the many benefits of Medicon Valley collaboration. If you are familiar with the Swedish language, we will encourage you to read it.

03 Apr

Spotlight on Sweden and Medicon Valley in “Nature”, the international journal of science

Medicon Valley Alliance has assisted the editors of Nature, the acknowledged international journal of science, with their recently published special edition “Spotlight on Sweden and Medicon Valley“. Among the articles, we specially recommend “How a bridge brought science closer together” featuring

27 Mar

Where are the most active European biotech venture capital firms located?

Which biotech venture capital firms in Europe have been most active in the past year and are likely to protagonize some of the biggest deals in European biotech in 2018? Where are they located? How do we open their eyes

16 Mar

The Medicon Valley Yearbook 2018 is out!

The Medicon Valley Yearbook 2018 has just been published. The Medicon Valley Alliance Chairman of the Board of Directors, Søren Bregenholt, Corporate Vice President, Global Research Strategy and Operations, Novo Nordisk, has used the editorial to strongly recommend that Danish

14 Mar

Danish foundation Lundbeckfonden awards The Brain Prize to four Alzheimer researchers

The four scientists are Bart De Strooper from Belgium, Michel Goedert from Luxembourg, Christian Haass from Germany and John Hardy from the UK. They are recognised for their highly specialised studies of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia disorders and are