5 August 2014, London: Instinctif Partners, the international business communications consultancy, announces it will be working in partnership with SwedenBIO for the second year running, to promote Nordic Life Science Days, the largest Nordic life sciences event. The event will be held at Stockholm Waterfront, 7-9 September 2014, in collaboration with SwedenBIO’s sister trade associations in Denmark, Finland and Norway as well as the Oslo Cancer Cluster, Toulouse Cancer-Bio-Santé and European Cancer Cluster Partnering.
Nordic Life Science Days will showcase innovation from the region’s Life Science companies and is a platform for collaboration between investors and partners from global pharmaceutical, biotechnology, diagnostic, medtech and digital health industries.
This year sees the largest Nordic life science event which includes the launch of the first Ernst & Young Life Sciences Report as well as the second Nordic Stars Award ceremony. The conference will focus on international partnering and innovation but this year’s event will also host a special oncology track.
Key sessions at this year’s event include:
Cardiovascular and Immunology: The Future of Therapies in Cardiovascular Disease and Regenerative Medicine
Industry and academic experts from Harvard, the Karolinska Institute, AstraZeneca and Athera Biotechnologies will discuss the steps to be taken to deal with the public health burden of cardiovascular and immune-mediated diseases.
Early Stage Oncology Opportunities
Oslo Cancer Cluster and Toulouse Cancer-Bio-Santé team up with speakers from Sanofi, Hoffmann-La Roche and SNITTS to discuss collaborating for future successes.
Medical Needs and Recent Trends in Neuroscience
Panellists from the Karolinska Institute, Nerve Labs and Eli Lilly join Nansen Neuroscience Network to discuss central nervous disorders which present substantial unmet medical needs including new trends and developments to help to translate research in neuroscience into novel therapies.
Commenting on Instinctif Partners’ collaboration with SwedenBIO and support of Nordic Life Science Days, Sue Charles, Managing Partner, Life Sciences, said: “The life science industry is in very good shape in the Nordic countries. Their stable economies make them a good base for business. As we grow our business, our goal is to further strengthen our European client base and in supporting Nordic Life Science Days, we aim to deepen our business base in the region.”
Jonas Ekstrand, CEO of SwedenBIO said: “Following the huge success of the first integrated Nordic Life Science Days last year, we have seen registrations rise by 200% this year, with 40% of delegates attending from outside the Nordic region. By continuing to collaborate with Instinctif Partners, we aim to further strengthen our international relationships and reach new audiences.”
For more information on Nordic Life Science Days, please visit www.nlsdays.com
SwedenBIO is the national organization working for the benefit of the entire life science sector in Sweden. SwedenBIO is a member driven, private non-profit organization. The main objective is to improve and maintain industry conditions which will support prosperous growth and business development among our 200 member companies. The organisation’s members are active in the fields of pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical technologies and diagnostics.
SwedenBIO’s mission is to create visibility and interest in Swedish life science and thereby support a successful life science industry. A successful industry can heal and help the patients still suffering from unmet medical needs. A successful industry creates jobs, welfare and opportunities for a healthier and brighter future. SwedenBIO has successfully been doing this for 10 years. www.swedenbio.com