Event info
Date:04 Nov
Time:12:00 - 18:00
Venue:Clarion Hotel Copenhagen Airport, Kastrup, Denmark

MVA Annual Meeting 2019

One life science cluster, two national life science strategies and three regions

To discuss how to ensure the competitiveness of our region in a globalized world, Medicon Valley Alliance has the pleasure of inviting you to an afternoon with  inspirational regional, national and international speakers.

The topics of this years Annual Meeting will be:

  • How do we make the most of our unique position as the leading life science and healthcare cluster of the Nordics?
  • What are our strongholds, unique selling points and must-win battles now and in the future?
  • How do we realize the full potential of Medicon Valley and ensure that national Nordic life science strategies are aligned, coherent and forward-looking from a regional, national and global perspective?

We are looking forward to seeing new and old members, partners and other Medicon Valley stakeholders for an afternoon of discussion and networking.

Date: Monday November 4, 2019
Time: 12.00 – 18.00
Venue: Clarion Hotel Copenhagen Airport, Ellehammersvej 20, 2770 Kastrup, Denmark

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PROGRAM

The program below will be updated on an ongoing basis.

12:00 – 12:30

Registration, networking and sandwiches

12:30 – 12:35

Welcome
Petter Hartman, CEO, Medicon Valley Alliance

12:35 – 12:50

State of Medicon Valley – Life science in Greater Copenhagen
Petter Hartman, CEO, Medicon Valley Alliance

12:50 – 14:00

Framework conditions for life science and innovation

12:50 – 13:10

The Swedish government’s ambitions for the life science sector
Jenni Nordborg, National Coordinator and Director of the Office for Life Sciences, The Government Offices of Sweden

13:10 – 13:30

The Danish government’s ambitions for the life science sector
Line Nørbæk, Deputy Permanent Secretary, Danish Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs

13:30 – 13:55

A new strategic positioning for a competitive Medicon Valley
Bertrand Pedersen, Manager at PwC, PwC Luxembourg

13:55 – 14:30

 Coffee break & networking

14:30 – 15:40

Investment focus

14:30 – 14:45

Raising capital for the life science sector: trends and challenges
Salvatore Santoro, Managing Director/Head of Investment Banking Sweden, DNB Markets

14:45 – 15:00

The case for a new Nordic Life Science Venture Fund
Stephan Christgau, Former Senior Partner in Novo Holdings, Novo Seeds

15:00 – 15:15

Sofinnova 2020 and beyond – the European opportunity
Henrijette Richter, Managing Partner, Sofinnova Partners

15:15 – 15:35

Lounge discussion

15:35 – 16:10

Coffee break & networking

16:10 – 17:30

Industry perspectives

16:10 – 16:25

Ascelia Pharma – building a Medicon Valley based company with global ambitions
Magnus Corfitzen, CEO, Ascelia Pharma 

16:25 – 16:40

Next generation antibody therapeutics and the evolving innovation ecosystem
Jan van de Winkel, CEO, Genmab A/S

16:40 – 16:55

From local to global – A big pharma perspective on Medicon Valley
Henriette Dræbye Rosenquist, President, Pfizer France

16:55 – 17:15

Sustainable development is a “must have”: What does this mean for life science and health care?
Katherine Richardson, Professor of Biological Oceanography and Leader of Sustainability Science Centre, University of Copenhagen

17:15 – 17:25

Summary and conclusions
Søren Bregenholt, Chairman of the board, Medicon Valley Alliance, CEO, Macrophage Pharma

17:25 – 18:00

Networking & tapas

SPEAKERS

The list of speakers will be updated on an ongoing basis.

Jenni Nordborg
National Coordinator and Director of the Office for Life Sciences
The Government Offices of Sweden

Line Nørbæk
Deputy Permanent Secretary
Danish Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs

Bertrand Pedersen
Manager at PwC
PwC Luxembourg

Salvatore Santoro
Managing Director/Head of Investment Banking Sweden
DNB Markets

Stephan Christgau
Former Senior Partner in Novo Holdings
Novo Seeds

Henrijette Richter
Managing Partner
Sofinnova Partners

Magnus Corfitzen
CEO
Ascelia Pharma

Jan van de Winkel
CEO
Genmab A/S

Henriette Dræbye Rosenquist
President
Pfizer France

Katherine Richardson
Professor of Biological Oceanography and Leader of Sustainability Science Centre
University of Copenhagen 

Søren Bregenholt
Chairman of the board
Medicon Valley Alliance
CEO, Macrophage Pharma

Petter Hartman
CEO
Medicon Valley Alliance

Moderator

 

 

 

 

Morten Sommer
Professor/Entrepreneur
Technical University of Denmark

 

 

 

Embracing sustainable practices is something we care about at Medicon Valley Alliance.

We are therefore happy to announce that the Annual Meeting 2019 will be Carbon Neutral.

You can read more about it here.

MVA’s Annual meeting is the annual flagship event of Medicon Valley Alliance. We invite prominent regional, national and international speakers to address key topics such as life science innovation, commercialization of R&D, public private partnerships, talent attraction and other issues of importance for the realization of our vision for the Medicon Valley cluster. Last year’s annual meeting entitled “Health, Wealth and World Class”, was attended by 250+ prominent regional life science stakeholders.

SPONSORS

 

  
 

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

PARTICIPATION

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 October 31, 2019.
* If you cancel after the registration ends, it is considered late cancellation.