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Date:10 Sep
Venue:Malmömässan, Malmö

Nordic Life Science Days Side Event – Health Tech

Welcome to a pre-conference Health Tech event
– in collaboration with Medicon Valley Medtech Network

The Nordics and Medicon Valley feature world-class healthcare and research institutions, highly skilled hardware and software expertise, a thriving game industry and a strong startup scene. When Nordic Life Science Days (NLSDays) is coming to Malmö 10th – 12th of September this year, this is a unique opportunity to showcase regional life science strongholds and reach out to the many international stakeholders that are here.

In order to seize this opportunity, Medicon Valley Alliance (MVA), Invest in Skåne, Copenhagen Capacity, and Medicon Valley Medtech Network have joined forces and decided to bring regional Danish and Swedish Health Tech expertise and entrepreneurship together with the international life science community of industry experts, investors and academia. Join us and be part of creating tomorrow’s Health Tech solutions by connecting international Health Tech stakeholders with start-ups and researchers to address challenges in health care!

Medicon Valley Alliance, Copenhagen Capacity, and Invest in Skåne are happy to invite you to NLSDays Side Event – Health Tech:

Date: 10th of September, 2019
Time: 11:30 – 16:00
Medicon Valley Alliance, Copenhagen Capacity, Invest in Skåne
Venue: Malmömässan, Venue Kungsparken, Entrance “Konferensentré” (next to the main entrance), Mässgatan 6, Malmö
Cost: Free of charge for MVA members
Sign up – The event is fully booked. Please email if you wish to be included in the waiting list.

We invite Nordic HealthTech stakeholders to take the opportunity to meet global pharma companies to solve global life science challenges with digital innovations.

We asked a number of global pharma stakeholders to come up with a challenge – a problem or opportunity that exists within their daily business where an existing or future Health Tech solution would have a positive impact.
They are looking for new HealthTech solutions and stakeholders interested in applying themselves to some of the challenges within the world of pharma. Maybe you have an idea how to solve one of these challenges?

Don’t miss this opportunity to network and to become updated about Nordic and international Health Tech activities!

The Medicon Valley Medtech Network
Joining the Medicon Valley Medtedch Network is free of charge but is limited to Medicon Valley Alliance members. However, non-member organizations and companies are welcome to attend one network event to evaluate if being part of the network is relevant. If so, becoming a member of Medicon Valley Alliance will automatically allow you to join the medteh network.

Moderator: Fredrik Lindqvist, Business Development Manager, Invest in Skåne

11.30-12.30 Registration, networking and lunch
12.30-12.35 Welcome
Fredrik Lindqvist, Business Development Manager, Invest in Skåne
12.35-12.55 The future of tech in health – dystopia or utopia?
Sarah Lidé, Senior Strategy & Project Manager, Medicon Valley Alliance
12.55-13.15 Health Tech start ups – how we make an impact
Jesper Grønbæk, CEO, Health Tech Hub Copenhagen
13.15-14.15 International stakeholder challenges + Nordic Health Tech pitches
Selected international stakeholders have identified challenges to be solved by the Health
Tech-community. Selected Nordic companies will pitch their solutions to these challenges.

Challenge by Baxter: Detection and management of early stages of chronic kidney disease -read more here
Pitch 1: Heikki Pitkänen, CEO & Founder, Lean Entries Ltd
Pitch 2: Maria Teresa Essen-Möller, CEO, Health Solutions AB

Challenge by AbbVie: Drugs impact on productivity – monitoring sick leave – read more here
Pitch 1: Benny Borghei, Business Development, Aptevoke AB
Pitch 2: Hanway Tran, Partner Manager, Survey Party AB

Challenge by Merck: Intelligent solutions for liquid biopsies – read more here
Pitch 1: Karl Bergman, CEO, Elypta AB
Pitch 2: Bartu Ahiska, Senior Vice President Commercial, Oxford Biodynamics

Challenge by Roche: Blockchain & healthcare data – read more here
Pitch 1: Gunnar Nilsson, CEO, Nilsson International AB
Pitch 2: Stefan Farestam, Co-founder, CareChain AB

Challenge by Pfizer: Digital information management of disease – read more here
Pitch 1: Saemundur Oddsson, Chief Medical Officer & Co-Founder, Sidekick Health
Pitch 2: Fernanda Balbino, Data Scientist, Physio R&D IVS

15.15-15.25 Concluding remarks
Fredrik Lindqvist, Business Development Manager, Invest in Skåne
15.25-16.00 Networking and refreshments

Deadline for registration is 5th of September, 2019.

For more information please contact Senior Project Manager Helen Pettersson: hp [at]


In collaboration with

Steering group, Medicon Valley Medtech Network: