Biopeople Newsletter, 11 April 2019 - Biopeople
 
 
 

Biopeople Newsletter, 11 April 2019 - Happy Easter.

 
 
 
 
 

Celebrating the 20 year jubilee of personalized medicine with Jan Trøst Jørgensen.

Celebrating the 20 year jubilee of personalized medicine with Jan Trøst Jørgensen.
 

20 years ago, on 16 April, a short article appeared in The Wall Street Journal entitled "New Era of Personalized Medicine: Targeting Drugs for Each Unique Genetic Profile". Here the public was introduced to the term "personalized medicine" for the first time. Our network member Jan Trøst Jørgensen,Director at Dx-Rx Institute, has written an excellent historic article : "Twenty Years with Personalized Medicine: Past, Present and Future of Individualized Pharmacotherapy"- recently published in The Oncologist.

 
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Welcome to our new colleague Emil Smedegård-Holmquist

Welcome to our new colleague Emil Smedegård-Holmquist
 

We are happy to welcome Emil Smedegård-Holmquist as our new cluster manager in Aalborg. Emil will be supplementing our secretary in Copenhagen, as part of the expansion of Biopeople and our national outreach.

 

 
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Profile of the month : Unilabs Serving Pharma

Profile of the month : Unilabs Serving Pharma
 

Unilabs Serving Pharma is part of Unilabs - a European leader in laboratory services. With 10.000+ employees and more than 30+ years of critical contributions in more than 3,000 clinical trials covering a vast number of therapeutic areas, Unilabs is a preferred partner for execution of clinical trials in Europe. Biopeople asked Jakob Gjørret, PhD, Managing Director at Unilabs Denmark, to answer some basic questions about the company.

 
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Scandion Oncology obtains EU Funding for SCO-101 in drug resistant breast cancer patients.

Scandion Oncology obtains EU Funding for SCO-101 in drug resistant breast cancer patients.
 

Congratulations to our network member Scandion Oncology A/S for obtaining a SME Instrument phase I grant from EU. The Company’s leading candidate drug, SCO-101, is now ready for phase II testing in patients with drug resistant cancer disease.

 
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New event : Advances in Genomics & Technologies (AGT2019)

New event : Advances in Genomics & Technologies (AGT2019)
 

The genomic science and understanding have taken a giant leap in the last couple of decades. This is due to scientific breakthroughs, new inventions in technologies and applications. AGT 2019 presents some of today’s new discoveries, initiatives, applications and technologies, that are being used and developed in the northern part of Europe.

We are proud to announce this first Symposium in Northern Europe dedicated to hWGS and data. The event is organized by Leymus Genomics & Biopeople.

 

 
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Danish IP Fair 2019 - The next big thing.

Danish IP Fair 2019 - The next big thing.
 

On 8 May 2019 it's time for the annual Danish IP Fair and to bring investors and early science together.

This year the event will cover the research areasof Medtech & Analytics, Biotech & Pharma, Advanced Technologies and Materials & Robotics and Drones.

The Danish Minister of Higher Education & Science, Tommy Ahlers & Anders Bjarklev, Chairman of Danish Rector’s Conference, Universities Denmark will be opening this years Danish IP Fair.

Biopeople is mediapartner in collaboration with DTU and SDU.

 

 
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Upcoming events

Upcoming events
 

Please keep an eye on our upcoming events. We look forward to see you.

 
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Biopeople is Denmark’s Life Science Cluster. We are located in Copenhagen, Aalborg and Aarhus. We act as a neutral catalyst for collaboration between private enterprise and public research. Biopeople is co-founded by the Ministry of Higher Education and Science. Our cluster partnership comprises all major public and private research and educational institutions, a large number of private companies plus the Danish Medicines Agency. We create inspiring meeting places, facilitate cross-disciplinary collaboration and stimulate innovation. Biopeople has been awarded the Gold label for Cluster Management Excellence from the European Secretariat for Cluster Analysis.

 
 
 
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