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CONFERENCE: Swedish American Life Sciences Summit (SALSS)

12 Apr 2018, 9.00 AM

SALSS is a network and an annual conference that brings together Swedish and American researchers, business leaders and financiers in the life science sector. The aim is to stimulate entrepreneurship and facilitate research and innovation through investments, exchanges of knowledge and partnership between Sweden and the US.

This is the first time that SALSS is being held in the United States. SALSS brings together the value chains of both the United States and Sweden – two of the leading nations in the field of life science, both in terms of research and innovation.

This year’s distinguished guests and panelists include: 

  • Congresswoman Diana DeGette, D-CO, Chief Deputy Whip
  • Minister Helene Hellmark Knutsson, Sweden’s Minister for Higher Education and Research
  • William Haseltine, Ph.D, Founder & CEO, ACCESS Health International
  • Tim Opler, Partner and Co-Founder, Torreya Partners
  • Jan M. Lundberg, Ph.D., Executive Vice President, Science and Technology, Lilly, and President, Lilly Research Laboratories
  • Barbro Ehbnom, Chairman and Founder, SALSS

Some highlights include:

  • 9:10 am keynote by Congresswoman Diana DeGette
  • 9:30 am address by Minister for Higher Education and Research Helene Hellmark Knutsson
  • 10:45 am address by William Haseltine
  • 2:15 pm panel discussion on why Swedish companies should enter the U.S. market
  • 4:30 pm preview by Dr. Jan Lundberg of SALSS 2018 in Stockholm, focused on neuroscience
Last updated 12 Apr 2018, 3.46 PM