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Newsletter February 2017 - No 63
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Upcoming events

E-health and medicine investment night of Sciety and Nordnet
Stockholm, March 9

CHaSe 2017
Solna, March 9

Health 2.0 Stockholm meetup: Digital tools for everyone
Stockholm, March 9

Seminar: Beyond IT - About Health in a Digital Time
Stockholm, March 9

Breakfast meeting: Focus international opportunities
Stockholm, March 10

The quest for a cure for Alzheimer's disease
Stockholm, March 15

Breakfast hub at H2 Health Hub: What will Kalmar do for the Swedish eHealth Agency?
Stockholm, March 17

Medicinal product is more than molecule: Impact of formulation development on drug delivery and manufacturing
Stockholm, March 22

Workshop: Vässa din ansökan till SME Instrumentet! 
Stockholm, March 29

To all events >> 

St. Erik Eye Hospital relocates to Hagastaden 


The construction of the Eye Center of Excellence is running, and the intention is to create a centre for excellence in eye care, research and education to contribute to a strong development within the area. St. Erik Eye Hospital will move into it's new premises, located in Hagastaden, in 2020. We spoke to Anders Boman, CEO at St. Erik Eye Hospital, about why the hospital is moving and why they chose Hagastaden.

Read the interview here (in Swedish) >> 

A new year with Health 2.0 Stockholm 


In March, we will run the first Health 2.0 Stockholm meetup of 2017. On the 9:th of March we will look at and discuss digital tools designed for everyone, with a special focus on products and services for people with physical, mental and cognitive disabilities. At our meetups, we try to always explore exciting niches where small companies can make a big difference.


Read more and register for the meetup >>

SveaPriset - smart ideas for eHealth

The Swedish Government has a vision for Swedish health care: In 2025, Sweden will be best in the world at using the opportunities offered by digitisation and eHealth for developing health care. Do you have an idea of how to improve Swedish health care? Participate in SveaPriset and compete for 150 000 SEK. 

Read more and apply before April 25 >>

Active work for the relocation of the European Medicines Agency to Stockholm-Uppsala

The County Administrative Board of Stockholm has recieved a Government remit to assist the Government with getting the European Medicines Agency (EMA) to the Stockholm-Uppsala region. Today the agency is located in London and will relocate as a consequence of Brexit. We had the opportunity to talk to County Governor Chris Heister about the work and what makes the Stockholm-Uppsala region to an attractive offer for EMA. 

Read the full interview here (in Swedish) >>

What’s up at H2 Health Hub


Pfizer chooses Stockholm as 1 of 3 European cities as hub for collaborating with startups and what better place to base it at than H2. Read about it here (in Swedish). 

Malin Parkler, CEO Pfizer Sweden and John Gordon, Head of Digital at Pfizer introduced how startups can collaborate with Pfizer at a member lunch at H2. After presenting some key challenges, there was intense exchange between H2 members and team members from Pfizer on how to adress them.

First seminar on Artificial Intelligence in health at H2 Health Hub














100+ persons attended the first seminar on Artificial Intelligence (AI) in health arranged by Stockholm Science City and STING. The seminar took place on the 16th of February at H2 Health Hub and was the first event in a series that will take place during 2017 focusing on different aspects of AI. The seminar touched on issues like technological advances and the revolutionary force of AI-applications that will help to transform the healthcare system. As a starting point for the discussions on stage, Henrik Ahlén from Alfa Bravo presented a report that he has written for Stockholm Science City entitled Artificiell Intelligens och machine learning för sjukvård och life science. On stage, Daniel Gillblad from RISE, Titti Lundgren and Philip Siberg from Coala Life, Arnrún Thorsteinsdottir from Aifloo and Linda Swirtun from Vinnova took part in both presentations and discussions with an engaged audience. The next seminar will be on the 10th of May, stay tuned for more information!

The report is available for download here.

Norra Stationsgatan - a new destination in Stockholm


Norra Stationsgatan is developing quickly with new housing opportunities, restaurants, bars and shops. The street is located just where the old city of stones in Vasastaden meets the modern Hagastaden - an exciting contrast between history and future. The skyline is changing every day due to the houses that are being built in Hagastaden, the next step of the development of Norra Stationsgatan. We got to ask a few questions to Camilla Klint, Market Area Manager at Atrium Ljungberg, one of the initiators of the work and a member of the group with representatives from residental builders, commersial property owners and property developers that are working to enhance Norra Stationsgatan's offer.  

Read the full interview here (in Swedish) >>

Stockholm Digital Care wants to increase growth for businesses and the elderly's
well-being

Stockholm Digital Care is an EU-project aiming to create growth for small and medium sized businesses in the Stockholm region working with welfare technology. By a larger supply of welfare technology specifically designed for eldery, the project will also contribute to the well-being of the elderly who are still living at home. We asked Emma Eng, Project Manager of Stockholm Digital Care, a few questions.

Read the full interview here (in Swedish) >>
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