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Mini-Symposium: From Science to Biotech

October 21, 2016, SciLifeLab, Tomtebodavägen 23A, Solna


This event is part of a series of workshops covering various research themes central for SciLifeLab. The Drug Discovery and Development platform invites you to take part in the symposium “From Science to Biotech” October 21st in Solna. There will be ample time for discussion, as the aim is to stimulate collaborations.

Meeting flyer

Preliminary Program                       

09.30-10.00 Coffee
10:00-10:10 Welcome and Introduction 
Kristian Sandberg, Uppsala university / SciLifeLab
10:10-10:45 The Swedish and Nordic Life Science Scene
Anna Sandström, AstraZeneca
10:45-11:15 Is your science making a change?
Diana Muftic, Novo Seeds
11.15-11.45 Funding a biotech – a collaborative model
Søren Møller, Novo Seeds
11:45-12:45 Lunch
12:45-13:15 Case Study: Galecto Biotech – From basic science to the clinic
Ulf Nilsson & Hakon Leffler, Galecto Biotech
13:15-13:30 Novo Seeds Funding Opportunities
Diana Muftic, Novo Seeds
13:30-13:45 BioVentureHub – new business models in pharma
Niklas Magnell, AstraZeneca
13:45-14:15 Q&A and panel discussion
14:15-14:30 Sum up
14:30 Coffee and meeting opportunities

Practical information


SciLifeLab Solna, Air&Fire
Tomtebodavägen  23A, Solna

Free bus shuttle:


No bus transfer will be provided for this event, due to low interest.

Registration form

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