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He is the new CEO of Medicon Village

Petter Hartman Photo Tove Smeds

Medicon Valley Alliance’s CEO since 2016, Petter Hartman, will take up a new position as CEO of Medicon Village Innovation no later than 1st of November.

“On behalf of the MVA Board of Directors I would like to thank Petter Hartman, who together with his dedicated Danish-Swedish team has worked intensively and successfully to build and grow a professional life science cluster organisation, which has successfully managed to become the focal point of Danish-Swedish life science collaboration.  Petter hands over MVA in a stronger position than ever and it’s good luck and Godspeed from us!” says Medicon Valley Alliance chairman, Søren Bregenholt, who has been chairing the board since 2015.

An instrumental role in establishing MVA’s project portfolio

With more than 300 member companies and organisations, including most of the leading life science companies in the region and a growing number of international companies as well, Medicon Valley Alliance and it’s unique value proposition as a steppingstone to and meeting- and marketplace for both Danish and Swedish life science has proven its strong relevance for both academia and industry.


“Petter Hartman has played an instrumental role in establishing MVA’s project portfolio including the ReproUnion project (infertility), the DiaUnion project (type-1 diabetes) and the Microbiome Signature project (microbiome), which are all well underway. I am convinced that Petter will remain dedicated to MVA to his last day, and the MVA Board of Directors has initiated a process to identify a new CEO and secure the best possible handover,” says Bregenholt.

Photo of Petter Hartman: Tove Smeds