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Career interview: Principal Professional

As Principal Professional at LEO Pharma, Karina Nymark ensures that trials are run according to all elementary principles. Her role is also to drive the clinical trial team forward and, perhaps most importantly, to safeguard patient safety and integrity. Tell me, what are the daily life and work tasks of…

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Career trends in digital health

Nima Jokilaakso, Event Manager at Digital Health Days, gives us a brief about current trends and job opportunities in the digital health sector, as well as some ongoing trends in the industry. While continental Europe is seeing a high demand for skilled IT expertise, strong Nordic IT nations like Sweden…

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Gender differences in career choices

Although women have made important entries in science and the life science industry over the past years, both fields still face large gender differences when it comes to the career advances of men and women. For example, according to a recent survey by the magazine Life Science Sweden, there are…

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A perfect match

Are you looking for the perfect job? Are you looking for the perfect employee? We take a look at what’s going on in staffing and recruitment within the Nordic life science industry. In step with the recovering economies, after some tough years in many countries, the number of available jobs…

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The future workplace

The world of work is changing. New values, new technology and new demands on financial profitability and efficiency leads to fundamental changes in offices and workplaces. One of the international consulting and research company Kairos Futures research areas is Future worklife, Leadership and Workplace. They ask questions like how will…

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Ensuring laboratory safety

Ann-Britt Önnered and Linda Jervelius manage Quality Assurance at a microbiology laboratory and share their insights about maintaining a secure and hygienic laboratory environment, a crucial part of lab life. AstraZeneca’s microbiology laboratory in Södertälje, south of Stockholm, handles end products from production as well as analyzing water tests and…

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From Science to Business

Jennie Ekbeck, CEO at Umeå Biotech Incubator, has been appointed Innovations Angel of 2015. With her drive and problem-solving mindset she wants to make exciting research into business ideas and create a better environment for Swedish life science. The Innovation Angel Award was established by VINNOVA and Veckans Affärer and…

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”Go with the possibilities you are offered”

Nordic Life Science had a chat with last year’s winner of the award Female Leader Engineer, Katarina Atteryd, about the award’s impact on her career and her thoughts on leadership, female networks and gender awareness in the engineering industry. Tell me about your experience of winning Female Leader Engineer. How…

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Jennie Ekbeck is Innovation angel #1

VINNOVA and Veckans Affärer have awarded Jennie Ekbeck, CEO at Umeå Biotech Incubator, with the prestigious titel Innovations angel of 2015. She is described as an angel who believes in asking questions and in peoples abilities, and who relentlessly works on improving the business climate for life science innovations and…

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Empowering female engineers

The founders of Female Leader Engineer want to see more women reaching top positions and a change of attitude in the engineering industry. The engineering sector has long been a male-dominated industry and continues to be so, yet it is moving very slowly towards a balance. According to statistics from…

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The life of a CEO

Being prepared for daily changes and remembering to work hard, do your best and listen to others are some of the principles that have guided CellaVision CEO Yvonne Mårtensson throughout her career. If Yvonne Mårtensson had her way, the only microscopes in labs would be in sealed display cases with…

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From science to strategy

In his job as Project Director at AstraZeneca’s Pharmaceutical Development unit, Anders Holmén constantly has to be one step ahead and has to be able to see how science best can benefit the end customer. Anders Holmén is in charge of the pharmaceutical development in various projects within cardiovascular and…