The Swedish-American Life Science Summit, SALSS 2021, takes place in Stockholm, Sweden, from 20 to 22 October
Published: 19 October 2021 at 15:58 CDT|Updated: 6 minutes ago
STOCKHOLM, October 19, 2021 / PRNewswire / – With the mission to stimulate new business ideas and investment opportunities, the Swedish American Life Science Summit, SALSS, combines the worlds of business and science in Stockholm, Sweden.
“Over the years, SALSS has developed into a widely recognized summit and brought together a diverse society with representatives who challenge the boundaries of technology and business. Stockholm in a Life Science business center, which makes us very proud, “ says Barbro C. Ehnbom, Founder and Chairman of SALSS.
The focus for SALSS this year is cell and gene therapy and lessons from Covid-19 with a wide range of panel discussions and presentations. It will also feature company presentations, a Rising Star exhibition and the announcement of the winner of the SALSS Rising Star Award 2021. Gathering an impressive presence of investors, Private Equity, Academia and Life Science companies includes this year’s program including Dr. Lars Ekman Executive Partner, Sofinnova Investments, Dr. Mathias Uhlén Professor KTH, Dr. William A. Haseltine, President, Access International, Dr. Robert Langer, Professor at the Koch Institute, MIT and co-founder of Moderna, Dr. Daniel Kraft Chairman, Medicine, Singularity University, Richard Bergström, Vaccine Coordinator, Government Offices Sweden and Dr. Anders Tegnell, Sweden’s state epidemiologist.
Following a formal opening of the summit in Stockholm City Hall by the Mayor, Anna König Jerlmyr and Staffan Ingvarsson, CEO Stockholm Business Region, the conference will be held as a physical meeting with virtual elements in Stockholm. The entire SALSS 2021 program, speakers and the company’s cinema can be found at www.salss.com
Introducing companies this year includes Anocca, BICO, BioArctic, Devyser, Orexo, RohVac, Symcel, Ultimovacs and Vironova.
Rising Star Award – Some of the best new life science companies will be ranked by world-famous jurors for the Rising Star Award! The candidates are Amniotics, Atrogi, EpiEndo Pharmecuticals, Ilya Pharma, Iaterion, Mobius Biomedical, SAGA Diagnostics, Sigrid Therapeutics and Vironova Bioanalytics. No matter who wins, they all deserve attention!
Jury members: Dr. Mikael Dolsten, Dr. Robert Langer, Dr. Eugen Steiner and Dr. Mathias Uhlén.
“This year, the ongoing pandemic and its impact on industry and human life will be explored. There is an incredible amount of scientific research going into new diagnostics, therapy, vaccines and medical devices that have been crucial in combating this pandemic. the framework of SALSS – improved interaction between academia, industry, politics and finance – will hopefully lead to new ideas and collaborations, as it has done many times before. “ Says Professor Robert Langer, David H. Koch Institute, MIT and co-founder Modern.
For more information on SALS, visit www.salss.com or contact:
Linda Åkesson, communication, SALS, +46 (0) 70 916 94 16, [email protected]
Barbro Ehnbom, Founder and Chairman, SALSS, +46 (0) 705 93 83 35 [email protected]
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