STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN (PRWEB) August 21, 2014
The Swedish-American Life Science Summit
(SALSS) announced today that this year's conference will focus on the Future of Medicine and the challenges to be expected for research, innovation and commercialization.
With the mission to turn new sciences into successful ventures, SALSS combines the worlds' of business and science. "Over the years SALSS has evolved to a widely recognized Summit, gathering a diverse community with representatives challenging the boundaries of technology and business. It has made Stockholm into a deal making hub for Life Science, which makes us very proud," says Barbro C. Ehnbom, Founder and Chairman of SALSS.
"Many call this the Century of the Life Sciences. With such rapid advances in all of science, and particularly biomedical science, the entire practice of medicine will surely be radically changed in the coming years. It’s critical to be prepared for the opportunities to come", says Dr. Alan I. Leshner, CEO of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Gathering an impressive presence of Investors, Private Equity, Academia and Life Science companies with cutting-edge technologies, this year's program features among others Nobel Laureate Dr. Peter C. Agre, Director of Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute, Dr. Jan Lundberg, President of Lilly Research Laboratories, Dr. Robert Langer, Institute Professor at MIT, Dr. Håkan Björklund, Chairman of Lundbeck & Partner at Avista Capital Partners and Dr. Anders Hamsten, President, Karolinska Institutet.
ABOUT SALSS 2014
The Swedish-American Life Science Summit 2014 is the tenth annual Summit in an invitation-only format, with a program featuring some of the best known Life Science executives and investors in the world. The objective is to stimulate the Life Science sector in Sweden, paving the way for new investments and establishing Stockholm as an international hub for Life Science. The Summit program includes panel discussions, keynote speeches and company presentations. Barbro C. Ehnbom, Founder and Chairman of SALSS, has been a pioneer in the Life Science industry throughout her whole career and is passionate about seeing the Swedish Life Science Sector prosper in collaboration with the business world.
For more information on SALSS, visit http://www.salss.com