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David Munis Zepernick

David Munis Zepernick

Director, Member Engagement and Communication

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.

“We are Europe’s hotspot in life science” – article in Life Science Sweden about MVA´s Annual Summit and 25th Anniversary

Did you miss the 2022 Medicon Valley Alliance Annual Summit and 25th anniversary? More than 250 MVA-members and life science stakeholders did not! Following the successful and well-attended event, MVA CEO, Anette Steenberg was interviewed by Life Science Sweden, which allowed her to emphasize some of the key takeaway messages from the event. Read the full article in Life Science Sweden

Beyond Biotech Podcast with Franjo Hanzl, vice president commercial development Europe, at MVA-member Eversana and Carl Borrebaeck, serial entrepreneur and professor at the Department of Immunotechnology at the University of Lund

Editor Jim Cornall, from the leading European online biotech media Labiotech, has recently released the latest edition of the podcast series "Beyond Biotech". This edition includes a must-hear interviews recorded during Medicon Valley Alliance´s Annual Summit 2022 earlier this month with Franjo Hanzl, vice president commercial development Europe, at MVA-member Eversana and a must-hear interview recorded during Nordic Life Science Days 2022 in Malmoe with Carl Borrebaeck, serial entrepreneur...

MVA-member Novo Nordisk invests DKK 5.4 bn DKK in expansion of clinical manufacturing facilities in Bagsværd, Denmark

As described in more detail in the analysis Life Science in Eastern Denmark, published in May life science investments are booming in the Medicon Valley region. In addition to substantial previous investments Novo Nordisk today announced plans to invest 5.4 bn Danish kroner in the expansion of existing facilities in Bagsværd. The plans also include the construction of a new plant located in extension of the existing facilities. “This investment in expanding our clinical API capacity in...

Join BioInnovation Institute’s pitch days

Have you ever considered applying for MVA-member, Bio Innovation Institute's  Venture Lab or Bio Studio programs? Learn more, and sign up for their Pitch Days and get the chance to pitch your start-up idea to the talented BII Business Development team. They will give you valuable feedback on your idea to help you with your application. Time: November 25th and December 1st The event is fully virtual Deadline for sign-up is two days before the even

Former MVA-Annual Meeting speaker, Kristopher D Brown, awarded NOME Mentor of the year

MVA would like to congratulate former keynote speaker at MVA's 2016 Annual Meeting, Kristopher D. Brown, Tech-Life Sciences Law Partner at Goodwin Procter LLP with this year's NOME mentor of the year award. "I am incredibly honored to receive the NOME 2022 Mentor of the Year award. It is a great privilege to be able to work in the Nordic life sciences ecosystem, helping to expand its reach around the globe and especially to strengthen the ties between the United States and this remarkably...

“Join Sweden” – meet a lot of familiar faces in the new campaign video from Business Sweden promoting Swedish life science

Our friends from Business Sweden has recently launched a new promotion video for Swedish life science, which we hope you will enjoy watching. Apart from a number of familiar faces including but not limited to CEO, Petter Hartman, from Medicon Village and prof. at Lund University and MVA Oncology Network co-founder, Carl Borrebaeck, we also suggest you turn on the volume and find your headphones as Business Sweden has clearly also invested substantial energy in the audio part of the production.

Download the 2022 State of Medicon Valley analysis

At today´s MVA Annual Summit, MVA CEO, Anette Steenberg, presented highlights from this year´s State of Medicon Valley analysis. The full analysis can be downloaded free of charge on the link above.

“Medicon Valley – From good to great and beyond” – column in Nordic Life Science News by Anette Steenberg, CEO, Medicon Valley Alliance, and Ulf G. Andersson, Vice Chairman of the Board

As we are celebrating Medicon Valley Alliance´s 25 anniversary and opening the doors for the 2022 MVA Annual Summit, our CEO and our Vice Chairman of the board would like to set the scene for an ambitious discussion about the yet unrealized potential of Danish - Swedish life science collaboration in the Medicon Valley region as well as the in the Nordics more generally.  The column in Nordic Life Science News published today will hopefully help us getting one step closer to a stronger Medicon...

Nordic Business – Life Science and Biotech published today

The magazine, Nordic Business - Life Science and Biotech, published today and featuring former MVA-Annual Meeting keynote speaker, Robert Langer, MIT, on the front page includes a number of must-read articles. Obviosuly we recommend reading the editorial "Nordic Life Science must not rest on its laurels" by MVA CEO, Anette Steenberg. There are, however, also a number of interviews with MVA members and stakeholders which we would like to share with you including the interview on page 20 with...

Bio Europe is back!

Over 4,650 delegates are actively partnering at this year´s BIO-Europe in the German city of Leipzig. Among them are a growing number of MVA-member companies including but not limited to Citeline, MSD (see photo), Klifo, Merck Group, Eversana, Thermo Fisher Scientific and AGC Biologics. The interest in learning more about about the Medicon Valley region is booming and in collaboration with the life science team from Copenhagen Capacity we at MVA work hard to try to meet the demand. Perhaps we...