This 14th edition of the event will, as always, showcase seminars, one-to-one meetings, exhibitions and lots of networking opportunities.
The event which gathers more than 500 representatives from the industry, academia and the healthcare sector sets out to create inspiring ideas and interesting business opportunities. The day will for example include presentations from both startup-companies and more recognized life science organizations. The theme the Future of Health embraces cross collaboration and humane technology and reflects the ongoing paradigm shifts within healthcare and life science, attracting pioneering entrepreneurs and venture capital willing to back them.
Speakers include Almira Thunström, organizational developer and researcher at Psychiatry of Affective Disorders at Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Andres Strasser, Investment Director EMEA at Volvo Car Corporation and Johan Hyllner, Senior Director and Head of Cell and Gene therapy at CVRM at AstraZeneca.
The day will also include the announcement of the winner of the Arvid Carlsson Award by Sahlgrenska Science Park. The award goes to an entrepreneur who drives development forward for human health and wellbeing and previous year’s winners include Erik Gatenholm (highlighted in this issue) and Hector Martinez and their company Cellink, and Susanne Staaf and Kristina Lagerstedt and their company 1928 Diagnostics.