Oslo Life Science Conference 2019

Professor Andrea Winkler, director at the Centre for Global Health, chaired the high profiled Oslo Life Science 2019 seminar on health industry innovation at the University Aula on February 11th.

From left Carl Henrik Gørbitz (Oslo Life Science), Vice-Rector Per Morten Sandset, Rector Svein Stølen, Jutta Heix (Oslo Cancer Cluster), Minister of Health Bent Høie, Andrea S. Winkler (Centre for Global Health) and Norunn K. Torheim (Oslo Life Science). (Photo: Ingeborg K Haavardsson/UiO).

The seminar on health industry innovation was the main event of the 2019 Oslo Life Science Conference, where Bent Høie, Minister for Health, presented the Government’s new white paper on health industry in Norway. Keynote speakers include the rector of UiO Svein Stølen and Kemal Malik from Bayer.

The event showcased academics and entrepreneurs related to patient-centered technology and pharmaceuticals, who will pitch their projects in UiO:Life Science's innovation programme for health-related life sciences.

Furthermore, a panel of representatives from the health industry, moderated by Markus Moe, Editor-in-chief, Dagens Medisin, discussed how to strengthen the health industry in Oslo and Norway.

From left: Markus Moe, Editor-in-chief, Dagens Medisin; Kathrine Myhre, Norway Health Tech; Per Morten Sandset, Vice-Rector Research and Innovation, UiO; Bent Høie, Minister of Health; Ingvild Kjerkol, Labour Party Member of the Storting;Ketil Widerberg, General Manager, Oslo Cancer Cluster. (Photo: Nicoline Lokdam/UiO).
Tags: Oslo Life Science, health industry, centre for global health
Published Feb. 12, 2019 2:30 PM - Last modified Feb. 22, 2019 2:17 PM