ScanBalt News: Updates from the Macro-regional Accelerator

Updates from the Macro-regional Accelerator

BaltCityPrevention: Huge potential in strengthening Health IT SME collaboration with Public Health Authorities

Ance Balode, Telemedica, Latvia, responsible for the survey, says “The preliminary results indicate we are on the right track in the BaltCityPrevention project. We initiate a series of matchmaking events 28 March in Seinäjoki, Finland and are looking forward to promote intensified collaboration”. 

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SME’s within health: Invitation to interview on commercialization – Help us to improve test and evaluation of products or services

We are interviewing 80 SME’s across the Baltic Sea Region about their needs and expectations in using Living Labs services and would be very grateful if you could devote up to 1 hour to an interview. If you accept the interview we offer the chance to receive a co-financed pilot of a product or service in a partner Living Lab.

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Accelerating elderly as a source for innovations, ideas and start-ups: Download template for regional hubs

The ScanBalt macro-regional accelerator promotes elderly who starts businesses, who assist as advisors for others or who in other ways are or desire to be active within innovation and entrepreneurship. The accelerator has therefore created a standard template “CreAger” for regional hubs promoting elderly as a creative class.

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Key Findings of Co-creation Activities

All IC-Health co-creation activities have now been conducted with the aim to improve pre-defined skills that were deemed crucial to digital health literacy, namely findunderstandappraise and apply. ScanBalt is a partner in IC Health with the aim to improve digital health literacy in the Baltic Sea region.

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Featured events

Circular Materials Conference 2018 March 7 - 8, Gothenburg

Come and share experiences at the two-day event that will offer a forum for debate, exchange, face-to-face meetings and networking. We will look at the challenge of transformation in a material world, consumer trends and the circular economy and also meet the disruptors. We will make deep dives into new business models for a circular economy, research and innovation.

Circular Materials Conference 2018

2nd Annual Nordic Precision Medicine Forum, Copenhagen, 20 - 21 March

The 2nd annual Nordic Precision Medicine Forum will once again bring together all of the key stakeholders from across the Nordic region to discuss the latest developments in precision medicine.

2nd Annual Nordic Precision Medicine Forum

Young Pharmacy – Potential of the Future 23 - 24 April, St. Petersburg

The conference main objective, as is to increase domestic pharmaceutical industry competitiveness by access to competencies. An International Round Table dedicated to Abo Academy University (SPCPA Finnish partner) 100th anniversary will be organized within the frame of the Conference. 

Young Pharmacy – Potential of the Future

eHealth Match 2018 24 - 25 April 2018, Gothenburg

Enterprise Europe Network in collaboration with Business Region Göteborg, ScanBalt and HealthTech Nordic invites you to join a high-profile B2B matchmaking event (complimentary with a Vitalis or MIE2018 conference registration). 

eHealth Match 2018

MIE 2018 24 - 26 April 2018 Gothenburg

MIE 2018 will take place 24th to 26th April 2018, in Gothenburg, Sweden. The Swedish Society for Medical Informatics (SFMI) will host the conference in collaboration with EFMI (European Federation for Medical Informatics). The conference will be co-located with VITALIS, the largest eHealth event in Scandinavia.

Vitalis 24 - 26 April 2018 Gothenburg

eHealth is becoming an increasingly pressing issue, and Vitalis now attracts more than 4 500 attendees with the shared aim of building their knowledge and improving tomorrow’s health care. Vitalis has a unique integrated concept combining a solid conference programme with a comprehensive exhibition where key players of the eHealth market present their products and services.

14th National Conference on Health Economy “#Health2018 – Brave New World?” 24 - 25 May Rostock-Warnemünde

We are pleased to welcome more than 700 international and national guests from academia, industry, administration and politics to this year´s Conference. Switzerland as partner country of 2018 meeting. Our long-standing partner ScanBalt co-organizes a number of high impact events during the conference.

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9th Annual Forum of the EUSBSR, Tallinn, 4-5 June

The main theme of the 9th Annual Forum will be the Baltic Sea Region After 2020. The Forum will focus on how to improve the implementation of the EUSBSR in the framework of the future EU Cohesion Policy. It will also discuss the current state of the ecosystem in the Baltic Sea as well as how to advance the Region as a global digital hub.

9th Annual Forum

Save the Date! Blue Biotechnology in Baltic Sea Region – from Science to Business 22-24 August (Greifswald)

The initiative represents a step forward in the implementation of the BLUE GROWTH strategy of the European Union. Up to 120 scientists, entrepreneurs and stakeholders from the public and the private sector will attend.

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Nordic Life Science Days 2018, 10 -12 September, Stockholm: 10 % ScanBalt member discount.

Nordic Life Science Days is the largest Nordic partnering conference dedicated to the life science industry. NLSDays attracts leading decision makers from biotech, pharma and medtech as well as finance, research, policy and regulatory authorities.



Life Sciences Baltics 26-27 September 2018, Vilnius

Life Sciences Baltics 2018 is the only international forum in the Baltics for world-class biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical devices experts from all around the world. It provides a unique opportunity to explore the new horizons of partnerships, exchange ideas and seek progress through networking. 

LSB2018 September 26 - 27 2018, Vilnius

InnoHEALTH 2018, New Delhi, 5 - 6 October 2018

The conference engages decision makers from all walks of life like academia, industry and government in India and abroad. Educating and sharing with participants about innovations in various aspects of healthcare delivery with a mission to bring down the cost and improving the quality of care. The conference will have exhibition spaces and B2B meetings for foreign delegates.

InnoHEALTH 2018

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Event date: 15 February 2018
India Pharma 2018 (Bengaluru)

Event date: 24 April 2018
eHealth Match 2018 (Gothenburg)

Event date: 24 April 2018
MIE 2018 (Gothenburg)

Event date: 24 April 2018
Vitalis 2018 (Gothenburg)