Moderator: Quentin Cooper, UK science journalist
09.30 – Registration and Coffee
10.00 – Official Welcome by Ambassador to Sweden Paul Johnston
10.05 – Opening Keynote, Professor Lord Winston: Commercialising Research & Innovation
Drawing on his own experience, Professor Lord Winston will discuss the importance and value of science and innovation to business and commercialising research.
10.35 – 11.25 – Barriers to Innovation
This session will explore the barriers faced by business in bringing innovative ideas to market. It will look at ways to foster innovative entrepreneurship, such as consumer-driven innovation.
Challenges for the pharma industry in Europe – uptake of new drugs
Niclas Karlsson. Head for Commercial Excellence, GSK, Europe
Technology that touches lives
Mr Ian Stevens, CEO, Touch Bionics
Analysis of Recent Failures in CNS Drug Development and How Translation Did Not Deliver
Dr Edwin C Johnson, Stockholm Brain Institute
Bringing Molecular Tools to the Market
Professor Ulf Landegren, Uppsala University – SciLifeLab
11.25 – Coffee break
11.40 – 12.10 – Access to Finance
This session will look at the challenges associated with accessing finance - particularly for start-up companies. It will look at the challenges, as well as potential solutions to access adequate sources of funding.
Recent Life Science Investements from Industrifonden's perspective
Jonas Brambeck, Investment Manager Life Science, Industrifonden
Challenge driven innovation for future health: supporting new constellations to stimulate growth of the Life Science Sector
Jenni Norberg, Head of Bioentreprenurship, Vinnova
12.10 – 12.30 Adopting New Technologies into the Healthcare Sector (part 1)
Keynote, Professor Lord Kakkar:
Professor Kakkar will share his thoughts on the use and implications of rapidly advancing technologies in the healthcare sector from a UK perspective.
12.30 – 13.15 – Lunch and Networking
13.15 – 14.00 – Adopting New Technologies into the Healthcare Sector (cont.)
Innovation procurement New Karolinska Hospital
Johan Permert, Director, Development and Innovation, Karolinska University Hospital
Innovating national medical imaging cloud services, helping patients through reductions in risks for osteoporosis and over radiation
Fredrik Gustavsson, Chief Technical Officer, Sectra Medical Systems AB
Starting an international company for people living with chronic conditions - an entrepreneurial case study
John Sjölund CEO and CO-Founder Timesulin
14.00 – 14.45 – Selling into the UK Healthcare System
This session will highlight the opportunities to sell into mature and yet growing healthcare markets in UK.
Demystifying the NHS (National Health System)
Frances Pennell-Buck, Sector Specialist medical technologies and healthcare, Director on the board of the East of England Ambulance Trust (15min)
Innovation into the NHS - a Medical Manager's perspective
Dr Trevor Mills, PCT, Medical Director, General Practitioner NHS Nottingham City
14.45 – 15.15
Impact through innovation, strategy, product design and engineering - a UK perspective
Steve May-Russell, Designer in Residence and Innovation Mentor at Heart of England Foundation Trust NHS and Managing Director / owner of Smallfry Industrial Design, National Board Director of BIDA
Wireless solutions for healthcare markets - a UK perspective
Steve Atkinson, General Manager,Toumaz Healthcare
15.15 – 15.30 Questions and closing panel, Quentin Cooper
15.30 - Close of business event
You are invited to stay on for the public seminar event from 4pm to 6pm.
Join IVF pioneer, Professor Lord Robert Winston, lead scientist and Spokesperson of the CERN ATLAS experiment, Professor David Charlton and some of Europe’s best science communicators from FameLab, in an exciting event designed to inspire the next generation of Nobel-winners from 16.00 - 18.00.
BBC Science Journalist, Quentin Cooper will host, facilitating, a fun, engaging and educational feast for scientists and curious minds alike!