Programme

10.00 - 12.00 CELEBRATING ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Moderator: Emma Hallenberg

10.00 - 10.15
Opening remarks

Charlotta Gummeson, CEO, Sahlgrenska Science Park

10.15 - 10.45
The startup-to-global checklist for entrepreneurs

How do you scale from the first customer to a global business? Learn about some UK and US entry strategies for SMEs, why Angela Spang doesn't patent innovations and what to do instead
Angela Spang, founder of June Medical 

10.45 - 11.30
Five startup pitches

Mabel AIDetectivioWalkbeatMedfieldParkinson Smartwatch 

Follow-up Panel 
Karolina Sjöberg Jabba, Mabel AI, Stefan Blomsterberg, Medfield,  Stefan Malmberg, Detectivio, Angela Spang, June Medical. Moderated by Emma Hallenberg, Healthtech Accelerator, Sahlgrenska Science Park

11.30 - 11.45
The winding road to entrepreneurial success in life science - and what forces drive us there

Meet last  year's Arvid Carlsson Award winner: Anders Hyltander, founder of Surgical Science, interviewed by Jamie Smith.

11.45 - 12.00
Arvid Carlsson Award by Sahlgrenska Science Park

Paying tribute to innovation, knowledge and competence in conjunction with good entrepreneurship. Marianne Dicander Alexandersson, Chairman of the board Sahlgrenska Science Park, Charlotta Gummeson, CEO Sahlgrenska Science Park. More info

12.00 - 13.00 Lunch, networking and exhibition

13.00 - 15.00 COLLABORATION FOR HEALTH

Moderator: Lena Holmberg

13.00 - 13.45
Life science strategies and collaboration on a Nordic, national and regional level

Jenni Nordborg, National Coordinator and Director of the Office for Life Sciences at the Government Offices of Sweden
Carsten Kjær Joensen, Office manager at the Ministry of Business - life science, Denmark
Ketil Wiederberg, General Manager, Oslo Cancer Cluster, Norway
Helena Lundberg Nilsson, Regional Development Director, Region Västra Götaland
Maria Fuxborg, Head of Communications & Public Relations at CEVT  

13.45 - 14.00
How to use collaboration to bring innovation early to advanced cancer patients

Edvard Abel, Centre Director, Sahlgrenska Comprehensive Cancer Centre, Medical Director, Clinical Trial Unit, Dep of Oncology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital

14.00 - 14.15
Bringing down the barriers - How to access testbeds in the Nordic countries

Siri Stabel Olsen, Nordic Proof , Annica Grimberg Lignell, Head of Accelerator at Sahlgrenska Science Park

14.15 - 14.35
Fireside chat with Carl Bennet

Why we need to invest in knowledge for a sustainable future
Carl Bennet, principal owner of listed companies Getinge, Arjo, Lifco and Elanders, and Charlotta Gummeson, CEO Sahlgrenska Science Park 

14.35 - 14.55
Stronger together - Collaboration for health in West Sweden

Magnus Björsne, CEO AstraZeneca BioVentureHub and panel discussion: Iris Öhrn, Investment Advisor, BRG, Christina Moberg, VP Strategy & Marketing, Antaros Medical, Anders Hyltander, Strategist, Life Science & AI, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Matti Ahlqvist, Executive Director, Gothenburg Site AstraZeneca

14.55 - 15.00
Wrap up

15.00 Mingle, networking & exhibiton

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