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David Munis Zepernick

David Munis Zepernick

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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.

Registration open for BioInnovation Institute´s (BII) successful Summer School

Following last year´s success, MVA-member, BioInnovation Institute, in collaboration with CBS Executive, is now running another Summer School in 2022 to increase the understanding of innovation and commercialization among life science researchers. The target group is postdocs and young research group leaders from European universities and research institutions, who are offered a comprehensive and systematic overview of the most  common aspects of commercialisation assessments and planning of...

Join us in celebrating the culmination of two successful international life science projects!

Medicon Valley Alliance is project partner in a number of multi-stakeholder interregional collaborations. Two of these projects are now approaching the conclusion of their project periods, and are holding onsite conferences to highlight key outcomes and discuss future outlooks. These conferences are free and open to anyone interested, and from MVA we gladly invite you to attend one or both of these conferences! Please find information and registration below. The Microbiome Signature Project is...

New partnership between Genomic Medicine Sweden and Danish National Genome Center

There is so much unrealized potential in increased Danish-Swedish collaboration within life science, but the new partnership between Genomic Medicine Sweden and Danish National Genome Center is a huge step in the right direction. It´s the Medicon Valley Alliance spirit exemplified. Read more about the new partnership in the latest edition of Nordic Life Science

Register for Synapse Copenhagen Life Science Summit 2022!

MVA has been a strong supporter of Synapse life science connect from the very beginning, and we have even facilitated their expansion to Sweden. Consequently, we are happy to spread the word about The Synapse Copenhagen Life Science Summit 2022, which will take place on the 6th of May, at the beautiful location of Festsalen, University of Copenhagen (Frue Plads 4, 1168 Copenhagen K). Along with the other Synapse partner companies, Novo Nordisk, IDA, BioInnovation Institute (BII) and Høiberg,...

A total of 100 companies have so far been part of SmiLe’s incubator

With a total of 100 companies so far having been part of SmiLe's incubator program, the Lund-based incubator has reached a milestone and "It ain't over yet! – I live by the mantra "It ain't over yet!”. I am trying to do my share of handling a world full of challenges that we as the ones with the power and ability to influence, now must take responsibility for. If I can have a say in it, I would like to have "Here rests a brave soul." written on my tombstone. That would be an appropriate...

Medicon Valley Alliance chairman and vicechairman re-elected and member fee adjusted

At this year's Ordinary General Meeting at Medicon Valley Alliance (MVA), which took place 6th of April, the entire MVA board of Directors was re-elected, including the chairman, Søren Bregenholt, CEO of Lund-based Alligator Bioscience, and vice chairman, Ulf G. Andersson, CEO of Medeon Science Park in Malmø. "Despite a pandemic and travel restrictions I am happy to announce that MVA is stronger than ever both in terms of activities, participation and number of members, and the financial...

Get a virtual guided tour of Lund University’s Clinical Research Center, (CRC) and the Wallenberg Laboratory

Clinical Research Center (CRC) and the Wallenberg laboratory is the Faculty of Medicine's meeting place for medical education, research and healthcare located on the hospital area in Malmö. Researchers, healthcare professionals, students and patients have the opportunity to meet in an open and dynamic environment that stimulates meetings, conversations and in-depth collaborations. Close connection to university health care means that research is problem based and collaboration with the health...

MVA Executive Club Dinner meeting with Jonathan P. Gertler, MD, Co-Founder, Managing Partner & CEO, Back Bay Life Science Advisors and Managing Director, Bioventures MedTech Funds

The Medicon Valley Alliance Executive Club is an exclusive network of executives representing biotech, medtech, pharma, CRO, CMO and investor companies, as well as science parks, higher learning institutions and regional councils among MVA members. All MVA-member companies an organizations can have 1 person added to the guest list for the two annual dinner meetings at the Clarion Hotel Copenhagen Airport. The distinguished speaker for the upcoming MVA Executive Club Network Dinner 16th of May...