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ScanBalt Strategy 2015 - 2018: Solving Societal Challenges on Top of Europe

The strategy aims to: (1) make it easier for businesses to explore the BSR as a market and development site; (2) promote shared use of knowledge and innovation structures and universities; (3) assist regions to gain economic development from Baltic Sea Region collaboration.

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Strong support to strategic focus on the Baltic Sea region as one test site for development of health care products and services

The Interreg Baltic Sea Region’s Monitoring Committee the 29th of April selected 81 project concepts to be developed into advanced project proposals. In total 282 concept notes were reviewed.

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Join the process towards the Baltic Sea Region as one test site for development of health care products and services

A process has in 2014 been initiated aiming for the "Baltic Sea Region as one test site for development of health care products and services". If successful this is a huge benefit for SMEs which faster and easier can bring their innovations to the market and it improves the health care offered to patients. For the regions it means more efficient use of existing research and innovation infra-structure and economic development.

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Regional portrait: Chemical, pharmaceutical and biotechnological industries in Latvia

Get insight into the sector, the product lines and the companies: The chemical, pharmaceutical and biotechnological industry is one of the most promising sectors in Latvia and includes the manufacturing of chemicals and chemical products, basic pharmaceuticals and pharmaceutical preparations, as well as rubber and plastic products.

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Regional Portraits 

ScanBalt News

Innovations and cross-border infra-structures for a better health care in focus at the 6th EUSBSR Annual Forum

The VI Annual Forum of the EUSBSR, 'Achieving e-Quality by Connecting the Region', will be held on 15-16 June in Jūrmala, Latvia. It will be one of the large-scale international events hosted during the Latvian presidency of the Council of the European Union.


Become a personal supporter of "The Baltic Sea region as one test site for development of health care products and services" and promote your professional profile

The Baltic Sea region is taking steps towards being an interconnected test site for the development of health care products and services. This is a huge benefit for SMEs which faster and easier can bring their innovations to the market and it improves the health care offered to patients.


Nordic Life Science Days: Attend Super Session 1 - The Baltic Sea Region as one test site for the development of health care products and services.

The Baltic Sea region is taking steps towards being an interconnected test site for the development of health care products and services.


On the picture: Jaanus Pikani, Serial Entrepreneur, Board Member, former Hospital Director, Chairman elect of ScanBalt


ScanBalt: A Shared Innovation Infra Structure Aiming for Smart Specialization

ScanBalt is a shared (macro-regional) innovation infra-structure between BSR regions with focus on establishing the Baltic Sea region as one test site for health care products and services.


Help the Baltic Sea Region to tackle the health innovation divide

The DanuBalt project (H2020) is currently conducting an online survey with companies, innovation supporting organisations, universities, research centres and public authorities in regions categorised as modest or moderate innovators in the Regional Innovation Scoreboard 2014 report (RIS 2014)


Professionalization of OPen Innovation in SMEs (POPINS)

Developing a sustainable ecosystem for the adoption and professionalization of open innovation management in SMEs.

By Alexandre Almeida, LOBA (on the picture)


Centogene creates more than 220 high-tech jobs in Rostock and builds up an own lab facility

CENTOGENE, founded in 2006, is a world leader in the field of genetic diagnostics for rare hereditary diseases – with the largest test portfolio worldwide.


Sahlgrenska School of Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Covering different aspects of the innovation process

At Innovation and Entrepreneurship we offer several courses covering different aspects of the innovation process. Even though the applied focus is Life Science, courses are developed to attract a university wide group of student backgrounds.


€ 1.2 Million in EU Project Funding for Enzymicals (Greifswald)

Enzymicals (Greifswald) is a consortium partner in three projects of the H2020-funding period. With these projects a total of € 1.2 million grants were procured for Enzymicals.


Relaxbirth Chairman and Founder Eija Pessinen discussing at BBC programme "The Conversation"

Eija Pessinen won the European Union Prize for Women Innovators in 2009, for inventing Relaxbirth - a system aimed at making labour easier both for women and midwives.


Selvita: Polish drug discovery company is opening its first office in the United Kingdom

Selvita (WSE: SLV), a global drug discovery company with offices in the US and Poland, is opening its first office in the United Kingdom. The office is based in Cambridge, considered to be one of the most significant biotechnology clusters in the world.


New EU-funded platform enables students to access €450 million of unclaimed scholarships

There are 12,000 scholarship programs in the EU. Studies show that up to 20% of them remain unclaimed. The newly launched platform european-funding-guide.eu brings students and niche scholarships together.


Next steps towards realizing the bioeconomy in the Baltic Sea Region

A number of networks have been set up and projects launched in the two years since the European Commission appointed the Nordic Council of Ministers as Horizontal Action Leader for the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region. A new three-year plan for the work was presented and discussed at a conference in Warsaw 4-5 March.


Green Growth: Circular Economy - the Way Forward. Get latest edition of the web magazine

The concept of circular economy is gaining more and more prevalence in current economic and environmental thinking. We have long talked about recycling, but now the discourse is getting ever more sophisticated with a focus on reusing and upcycling as well as a complete rethinking of the entire way we organize our societies.


Introduction by Dagfinn Høybråten Secretary-General, Nordic Council of Ministers (on the Picture)


Poland’s First Institutional Venture Capital Fund Dedicated to Life Science Announces First Closing At $ 42 Million

Dr. Marek Orlowski leads team of seasoned life science investment experts operating out of Warsaw to invest in promising Central and Eastern European Life Science companies.

Member Benefits

Nordic Life Science Days 9-10 September, Stockholm

Members of ScanBalt have 10 % discount on all rates, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


BIO Latin America 2015 14 – 16 October, Rio de Janeiro

 Members of ScanBalt have 10 % discount on all rates, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


BioFIT 2015 1 – 2 December, Strasbourg

Members of ScanBalt have 25 % discount on all rates, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

ScanBalt Business Club Partner Search

Asper Biotech looking for R&D partners in building custom-made tests

R&D projects to contribute our expertise in building custom-made tests for a broad range of applications for diagnostic, prognostic and pharmacogenomic purposes.

ScanBalt Business Club Portraits

Selvita: Speedy and cost-effective introduction of efficacious and safe drugs to the market

Comprehensive solutions to customers from the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry


Asper Biotech: A genetic testing company with a set of robust and efficient DNA tests

Various testing menus encompass tests addressed to the diagnostics of a number of diseases


Joint Polish Investment Fund: Financing Innovations in Healthcare and Life Sciences

JPIF aims to create high returns by focusing on investments in Life Science companies with visible value inflection points.


HealthCap: One of the largest specialized providers of venture capital within life sciences in Europe

A family of multi stage venture capital funds, investing globally in life sciences.

Featured Events

6th Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region (Jürmala)

15 June 2015


INTERREG V B: The North Sea Conference 2015 (Assen)

16 until 18 June 2015


DanuBalt Stake Holder Forum: The Baltic Sea Region as one test site for health care products and services (Jūrmala)

17 June 2015


NutrEvent 2015 (Lille)

17 June 2015


World Environmental Education Congress (Gothenburg)

29 June 2015


XXI BIOTECHNOLOGY SUMMER SCHOOL (Kadyny, Poland)

30 June 2015


Nationale Branchenkonferenz Gesundheitswirtschaft (Warnemünde)

15 July 2015


International Matchmaking Event "BALTIC HEALTH 2015" (Rostock)

15 July 2015


Baltic Health 2015: 5th Baltic Sea Health Region Meeting BSHRM (Rostock)

16 July 2015


Summer School “Fundamentals of Biobanking and Cohort Research” (Groningen)

17 August 2015


ADT Summer School: German Technology Centers "Best Practice – Future Trends" (Berlin)

7 September 2015


Joint 7th Conference of the Polish Society for Experimental Plant Biology and the Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology UG & MUG (Gdansk)

8 September 2015


Baltic Sea Region Health- and Bio Economy Accelerator Day & ScanBalt Forum (Stockholm)

8 September 2015


Nordic Life Science Days 2015 (Stockholm)

9 September 2015

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