Program Oslo Life Science February 16, 2016

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Session 1 12.00

Introduction by conference host Siri Lill Mannes
A Nordic Life Science Powerhouse – We are ready, are you ready to come along?
Rector of the University of Oslo, Ole Petter Ottersen
Leading Research and Innovation in Norway – The Government's Long Term Goals
Minister of Education and Research, Torbjørn Røe Isaksen
The European Molecular Biology Laboratory; Excellence by Choice
Director General of The European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Iain Mattaj
Green Growth based on Marine Resources
Researcher at the Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis, Department of Biosciences, University of Oslo, Anne Maria Eikeset
Searching the Immune System for Cancer Treatments
Adjunct Professor at the Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo, and head of the K.G. Jebsen Centre for Cancer Immunotherapy, Johanna Olweus
Movie Release: The Life Sciences Building 
Project Manager at Statsbygg, Jo Sigurd Lang-Ree

Short Break

Session 2 13.30

Success Factors in Creating Science-Based Business
CEO of CeGaT, and winner of 2014 EU Prize for Women Innovators, Saskia Biskup
Knowledge-Based Business Development Based on Cutting-Edge Technology
CEO of Inven2, Ole Kristian Hjelstuen,
Designed Antibodies as Weapons against Infectious Diseases
Associate Professor at Section for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Department of Biosciences, University of Oslo, and group leader at Department of Immunology, Oslo University Hospital, Jan Terje Andersen
Language, Linguistics and Life Science
Professor Bente Ailin Svendsen, the Center for Multilingualism in Society across the Lifespan (MultiLing), University of Oslo
Computing and Innovative Education
Professor at the Department of Physics, University of Oslo, Anders Malthe-Sørenssen

Coffee Break

Session 3 15.00

Opportunities and Challenges of Realizing the Life Sciences Innovation Ecosystem in Oslo
The David Sarnoff Professor of Management and Chair of the Technological Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management Group at the MIT Sloan School of Management, Scott Stern
The Transforming Norwegian Economy and the Potential of Life Sciences
Director general of the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO), Kristin Skogen Lund
Interaction Between Research and Business
CEO Finance Norway and member of the University of Oslo board, Idar Kreutzer
The Changing Brain Throughout Life
Professors at the Department of Psychology, University of Oslo, Kristine Walhovd and Anders Fjell
From Models to Molecules: Using Zebrafish to Understand and Treat Epilepsy
Group Leader, Biotechnology Centre of Oslo and Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy, University of Oslo, Camila Vicencio Esguerra
Finn-Eirik Johanssen

A Nordic Life Science Powerhouse – Where do we go from here?
Director UiO:Life Science, Finn-Eirik Johansen

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