Event info
Date:16 Nov
Time:12:00 - 18:30
Venue:Hilton Copenhagen Airport

Annual Meeting 2015

Meet and greet some of the key life science stakeholders and political decision-makers at Medicon Valley Alliances annual meeting 16th November at Hilton Copenhagen Airport

“Economic growth – it´s not that complicated” is the title of Deputy chairman of Folketingets business, Growth and Export committee, Joachim B. Olsen (Liberal Alliance) presentation. Is he right or wrong, and what are actually the drivers and barriers for innovation and growth in Medicon Valley? Meet among others Anders Lönnberg, the Swedish governments national coordinator for life science, entrepreneur and author the bestseller “The Creative Society”, Lars Tvede and a handful of CEO´s with hands on experience with innovation and the potential of Danish-Swedish cooperation.

All participants will receive a free copy of Lars Tvedes book “The Creative Society” and the new edition of Høiberg’s “Medicon Valley patent guide”.

Date: Monday November 16th, 2015
Time: 12.00 – 18.00
Venue: Hilton Copenhagen Airport



12:00-12:55Registration, networking and sandwiches
 Petter Hartman, CEO, Medicon Valley Alliance
13:00-13:10Presentation of the Medicon Valley patent guide
 Pernille W. Gojkovic CEO, Partner, European Patent Attorney, CDPA
 Søren Bregenholt, MVA Chairman & CVP, Novo Nordisk A/S
13:10-13:45What I know about Innovation
 Lars Tvede
 Author of ‘The Creative Society’
13:45-14:00The future of Swedish life science – are we innovative enough?
 Anders Lönnberg
 Appointed by the Swedish government as national coordinator for life science
14:00-14:15Economic growth – it’s not that complicated
 Joachim B. Olsen
 Deputy chairman of Folketingets Business, Growth and Export Committee
  MP, Liberal Alliance 
14:15-14:40Lounge interview Anders Lönnberg and Joachim B. Olsen. 
 Moderator: Heidi Avellan, Sydsvenskan
14:40-14:55Medical Research at Large Scale Research Infrastructures
  – Opportunities and Challenges
 Tomas Lundqvist
 Life Science Director, MAX IV Laboratory
14:55-15:30Coffee break, networking & exhibitions
15:30-15:45 Prerequisites for Innovation and Growth – TFS Perspective
 Daniel Spasic
 Chief Executive Officer, TFS International
15:45-16:00Development of a new class of anti-cancer drugs 
 – from lab bench to a stock market listed Biotech Company
 Niels Brünner, CEO WNT Research, Professor Faculty of Health and
 Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen
16:00-16:15One Precision Oncology Tool to increase success of cancer treatment 
 –  Two business opportunities
 Peter Buhl Jensen, MD DMSc
 CEO of Oncology Venture Sweden and Medical Prognosis Institute Denmark 
16:15-16:35Lounge interview Daniel Spasic, Niels Brünner & Peter Buhl Jensen. 
 Moderator: Stefan Singh Kailay, Editor of Medwatch
16:35-17:00Coffee break, networking & exhibitions
17:00-17:20Innovation, Change and Leadership
 Anders Rosbo
 Partner, Kraft & Partners
17:20-17:30Summary & conclusions
 Søren Bregenholt, MVA Chairman & CVP, Novo Nordisk A/S
17:30-18:30Networking, wine & canapes


Moderator: Heidi Avellan Political editor in chief Sydsvenskan & Helsingborgs Dagblad


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Do you want to become a sponsor of the Annual Meeting? Contact David Zepernick, dz@mva.org or (+45) 24 98 16 68.


Participation is free of charge for members of MVA and members of the press (late cancellation* /no-show fee DKK 500 excl. VAT).

For non-members, the participant fee is DKK 1.500 excl. VAT, please see our event policy for non-members participation (late cancellation* /no-show fee DKK 500 excl. VAT).

Registration ends on November 9, 2015.
* If you cancel after the registration ends, it is considered late cancellation.

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