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The 24th Baltic Sea Parliamentary Conference Successfully Concluded

On 30 August - 1 September 2015 about 180 parliamentarians from around the Baltic Sea, Observers and invited guests gathered in Rostock for the 24th Baltic Sea Parliamentary Conference. The conference resolution gives strong support to ScanBalt and the ScanBalt strategy 2015 – 2018, the EUSBSR flagship Health Region, proposed health economy initiatives and the RIS3 eHealth initiative led by Region Skåne. The conference calls for joint initiatives against multi-resistant bacteria.

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

ScanBalt BioRegion met excellent response to the new strategic focus discussed at the 6th Annual Forum of the European Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region

On the Picture: Lars Lindsköld, Region Västra Götaland, CEO Image Repository, vice chairman of ScanBalt, presents the Baltic Sea region as one test site for development of health care products and services

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Regional portrait: Future Bio and Circular Economy Ecosystem in the Turku region: The Smart Chemistry Park

Smart Chemistry Park is an innovation platform and a cluster for SME's within the fields of chemistry and technology in the Turku Region, Finland. The Smart Chemistry Park concept (the idea, the preparation work and the implementation) has been created by Turku science Park in tight collaboration with the SME's.

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ScanBalt News

DanuBalt: Unlocking better use of EU and regional instruments in the Baltic Sea Region and the Danube area

The potential of health innovation in modest and moderate innovator regions needs attention to several issues. In particular, the mechanisms that are central to unlocking better use of EU and regional instruments are health innovation enablers. these are being indetified for the Basltic Sea Region and the Danube Area in the EU H2020 project DanuBalt.

Connecting RIS-3 in the Baltic Sea Region through an eHealth collaborative interregional platform for innovation

A Baltic Sea region cooperation platform for eHealth initiatives should establish an agenda build on smart specialisation and mobilize regional resources.

St Luke Health Path Around the Baltic Sea

At ScanBalt Forum in Groningen October 2014 the idea of a health touristic biking and hiking path connecting the Baltic Sea Region initiating with a first section between Noord-Nederland, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and the Polish West Pomeranian province found strong support. In July 2015 Gerhard Rakhorst and Ko Henneman, Groningen, tested the first section out on their bikes. Health Tourism has significant potential in the Baltic Sea Region and is a priority for ScanBalt.


By Ko Henneman, former director of the Healthy Ageing Network Northern Netherlands

Portrait of a Pioneer: Bo Samuelsson, first Chairman of ScanBalt fmba

Bo Samuelsson, Professor emeritus and former Vice Chancellor of Gothenburg University served as the first Chairman of ScanBalt.

Intelligent Systems creates worldclass healthcare innovation

Intelligent Systems to put Denmark on the world map of automated sterile processing departments.

Dr. Klaus Eichenberg, Managing Director of BioRegio STERN, re-elected as AK BioRegio spokesman

AK BioRegio, the working group of Germany’s biotechnology regions, elected the new committee to represent it for the next two years at its meeting in Heidelberg last Tuesday. Dr. Klaus Eichenberg, Managing Director of BioRegio STERN Management GmbH, was re-elected as spokesman, with Dr. Heinrich Cuypers, Senior Project Manager of BioCon Valley GmbH in Greifswald, confirmed as his deputy. Dr. Hinrich Habeck, Managing Director of Life Science Nord Management GmbH in Hamburg, joined the team as a further representative.

Web for the Baltic Sea Region Bioeconomy launched at the 6th Annual EUSBSR Forum in Latvia

The Nordic Council of Ministers is behind the BSR Bio economy initiative which is gaining strong support

EU money for Polish biosimilar research

Polish drug maker Polpharma has received a €45m loan from the European Investment Bank to further its biosimilar research. The operation is part of InnovFin, a new programme set up to support innovative research.

Member Benefits

BioMarine 2015 (Wilmington, USA): Special discount for members of ScanBalt

BioMarine© is the only international investment platform dedicated marine bio resources. It brings together 300 Executives and CEOs from marine ingredients, marine cosmetics, marine nutraceuticals, aquaculture, aquafeed, marine bio energy, pharmaceuticals and clean tech.

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.

Nordic Private Equity Conference (Copenhagen)

Members of ScanBalt have 30 % discount, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Digital Single Market in Health (Tallinn)

Members of ScanBalt have 50 % discount, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

ScanBalt Business Club Portraits

OR Technology (Oehm und Rehbein GmbH): A competent partner for digital X-ray imaging

The portfolio ranges from DR retrofits for existing X-ray systems, CR systems and complete X-ray systems to the mobile detector suitcase solution for outdoor use (e.g. on ships and oil rigs, in remote locations or disaster management).

Hoffrichter GmbH: High quality respiration therapy devices

Quality makes the difference is the philosophy of the company. This means highest demands on technology, materials and design of the devices. The variety of products is a quality sign as well.

DST GmbH: Specialized in allergy and food intolerance diagnostic solution

DST has identified the chances in developing, manufacturing and marketing in vitro tests for point of care diagnostics. Major products of the company are tests based on the FastCheckPOC® platform that require only little amounts of capillary or heparin blood.

Biomedro Biotech GmbH: Biomedical Research and Development

BIOMEDRO GmbH is committed to basic medical research, the development of diagnostic test systems, and the carrying out of clinical studies investigating innovative treatment and diagnostic strategies in rheumatic autoimmune diseases.

Intelligent Systems: Experts in software development for automated logistics solutions

Intelligent Systems are experts in software development for automated logistics solutions. E.g. for baggage handling in airports, fully automated warehouse and distribution centers, and automated logistics for hospitals.

Featured Events

BMT 2015, the 49th annual conference of the German Society for Biomedical Engineering (Lübeck)

16 September 2015

Park Annual 2015 (Göteborg)

17 September 2015

Digital Health Days (Stockholm)

23 September 2015

Life Science Open Space (Krakow)

8 October 2015

BioMarine 2015 (Wilmington, USA): Special discount for members of ScanBalt

12 October 2015

BIO Latin America 2015 (Rio de Janeiro): Special discounts for members of ScanBalt

14 October 2015

Molecular Biology of Ageing Meeting (Groningen)

25 October 2015

Turku Biomaterials Day 2015 (Turku)

28 October 2015

Implementation of Research and Innovation Projects in Health Care (Gothenburg)

3 November 2015

Nordic Private Equity Conference (Copenhagen): 30 % discount for Members of ScanBalt

6 November 2015

Digital Single Market in Health (Tallinn): 50 % discount for Members of ScanBalt

12 November 2015

Intervention Research On Health Literacy among Ageing population (Bruxelles)

17 November 2015

Global Bio Economy Summit 2015 (Berlin)

25 November 2015

BioFIT (Strasbourg). Receive 25% discount on BioFIT 2015 regular registration fees as member of ScanBalt

1 December 2015