Grand Opening of 37 degrees Life science Business Conference & Expo 2018

37 ºC Life Science Business Conference and Exhibition officially opens its doors today, 19.06.2018, at Stavanger Forum, Norway. The headline for 37 °C 2018 is Digitalising health. This year, 37 ºC offers not only a very comprehensive program, but also a very interesting exhibition, B2B meetings online as well as onsite and venture sessions for sponsors, poster presentations and much more. In addition to plenary sessions, there are parallel sessions on Digitalising healthcare, Digitalisation in biotech, a Venture Session and Workshops on specific topics including Nutrition.

The conference has been opened with welcoming words by Mr. Arne Hansson Rannestad, the General Manager of the 37 °C Event, Ms. Christine Sagen Helgø, the Mayor of Stavanger and Mr. Bent Høie, the Norwegian Minister of Health and Care Services. The co-chairs are Dr. Jon Harald Kaspersen, PhD, Research Director at SINTEF & Mr. Henrik Lund, CEO Regenics AS, Chairman Of The Board Oslo Cancer Cluster 2008-2018.

Co-chair-37ºC-Jon Harald Kaspersen, PhD, Research Director at SINTEF

The keynote speaker in this exciting first day of the conference is Mr. Erik Halvorsen, Director at TMCx Accelerator (Texas Medical Center).  Also not to be missed are the panelists, featuring Ms. Rajji Mehdwan, General Manager of Roche Norway.

Panel-discussion-37-degrees-event-Rajji Mehdwan, General Manager Roche Norway, Roche

Looking ahead we expect a strong continued growth from the life science industry in Norway with new Start-ups entering this market every year, and some of them given the opportunity to do so through the 37 ºC event. As a third party, the conference and exhibition offers access to qualified speakers, cost effective meetings with leading companies and purchasing of supplies as well as world class expertise in the fields of digital medical opportunities. In addition, the event provides customers & investors with a full overview of how their money is spent. The Exhibition is the first and only health tech development and innovation initiative which is open to everyone. Connect with our community of researchers, professors, international tech companies; meet developers and entrepreneurs creating innovative business models and solutions.

Get hands-on experience and share ideas by becoming a part of this movement that is launching new applications to benefit you. Our supporting partners will be there to answer your questions and hear your ideas are as follows: Norway Health Tech, Norwegian Smart Care Cluster, The Life Science Cluster, Oslo Cancer Cluster, The Research Council of Norway, Greater Stavanger, Stavanger Chamber of Commerce, NHO, The German-Norwegian Handelskammer, The Stavanger Kommune, Stavanger Region, Start UIS, Biotalk, Beijing Agents, Stavanger Forum, Kenes Exhibitions and Exceller.

Meet the leaders in the industry directly at the event – Azets, Roche, Pfizer, DNV GL, Takeda, Abbvie, University of Stavanger, Centre for Digital Life of Norway.

Don’t miss the next exciting stage of the Conference and join us again tomorrow!

To see all the photos from the first day, visit the GALLERY OF 37 ºC LIFE SCIENCE EVENT!