Press invitation to the Nordic Life Science Days 2016

Over 1,000 delegates from 30 countries are meeting in Stockholm on September 14-15. There are international investors and global life science companies looking for new business partners among Nordic life science entrepreneurs.  

– We hope and believe that this year’s conference, just like the previous ones, will lead to new business relationships, investments and collaborations with Nordic companies, says Jonas Ekstrand, CEO of SwedenBIO, which organizes NLSDays, the largest partnering conference in the Nordic region within life science.

This year, over 650 companies are registered and 80 companies will present their ideas for future innovations to the audience. In parallel with company presentations and a solid stage program, individual partnering meetings take place. Already, more than 460 business opportunities have entered the partnering system and around 1,700 individual business meetings are scheduled.

A list of all companies presenting their ideas is available here.

The conference will begin with speeches by the US Ambassador to Sweden, Azita Raji, the Government’s National Coordinator for Life Science, Anders Lönnberg, and Dr. Vincent L Giranda, Project Director, Oncology Development, Abbvie, on September 14 at 8:30 am.

Speakers include some of the world’s most renowned life science experts. This year’s conference program is structured around the theme of Sustainable Healthcare . aims to create an exciting forum to discuss and find solutions to this major challenge that affects not only the Nordic region and Europe but the whole world. These include how companies involve patients in the design of new technologies in early product development, tailored therapies and precision diagnostics.

From the program:

  • What’s hot in the eyes of international investors? (September 14, 11:15) Eight international life science investors “pitch” in three minutes on what they look for in entrepreneurs. This will be followed by a panel discussion on investment trends in Europe and the US, led by Mike Ward of Scrip Intelligence.
  • Sustainable Healthcare (September 15, 14.00) The session is devoted to discussing the opportunities and challenges of achieving long-term sustainable healthcare, using new digital solutions. A success story from Mount Sinai Hospital in New York is presented.
  • The Future of Oncology: Oncology Goes Digital (September 14 at 16:45), Oncology Diagnostics 2020 (September 15 at 8:30) and Cancer Immunotherapy (September 15 at 11:15).

Read more about the sessions and see the full program at

Journalists are welcome to attend the meeting, please register at

The conference will be held on 14-15 September 2016 at the Stockholm Waterfront Congress Center, Nils Ericsson Plan 4 in Stockholm.

Jonas Ekstrand, CEO SwedenBIO, 0703 02 08 96

Ola Björkman, Program Director NLSDays, 0702 45 74 97

Read the full press release on Mynewsdesk.