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Nordic Life Science Days 2015: Registration is open. Members of ScanBalt have discount on the fee.

In 2015, the Nordic Life Science Days, in close cooperation with ScanBalt BioRegion, invites companies throughout the Baltic Sea region to join and showcase together in Stockholm. Registration is open. Members of ScanBalt have discount on the fee as they can register with supporter status. Receive registration code by mailing to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

DanuBalt: Danube area and ScanBalt BioRegion join forces to bridge the divide in EU health research and innovation through EC support

The EU Commission has selected the H2020 project "Danubalt: Novel Approaches in Tackling the Health Innovation and Research Divide in the Danube and Baltic Sea Region" for future funding.

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Bio Economy in the Baltic Sea Region: Assist solving Global Societal Challenges while promoting Regional Development

To grow the Bio economy is to make value from bio based products, from biological processes and biological solutions, hereby addressing major societal challenges.

On the Picture: Lene Lange, Professor Aalborg University, Research Director Barentzymes AS

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Regional Portrait: Santara Valley, Vilnius

Santara Valley is a biotechnology cluster of business, science and education institutions in the north of city Vilnius, Lithuania. Santara Valley is a competence centre within the following science and technology areas: Biotechnology and biopharmaceutical, Innovative medicine technologies, Molecular medicine and biopharmaceuticals, Ecosystems and sustainable Development.

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Regional Portrait

ScanBalt News

Succesful ScanBalt Forum 2014

The Healthy Ageing Network Northern Netherlands had the honor to host the annual ScanBalt Forum, which took place from 8-10 October in the University Medical Center Groningen. As an EU reference site for Active & Healthy Ageing, the event focused on the scientific and bio-economic aspects of the demographic change taking place in Northern Europe.

New vice chairmen of ScanBalt elected

At the general assembly for the not-for-profit association ScanBalt fmba 8th of October in Groningen during the annual ScanBalt Forum, 3 new vice chairmen were elected.

SEK 620 million investment in the life sciences in Gothenburg

An initiative to create a new centre for molecular medicine at the University of Gothenburg has been launched, with funding of at least SEK 620 million (67 million euro) from the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation, the University of Gothenburg, AstraZeneca and Region Västra Götaland. Cancer, obesity and diabetes are just some of the areas highlighted for research.

8th World Environmental Education Congress (WEEC2015): Call for abstracts, deadline December 19

World Environmental Education Congress – WEEC – is an international congress addressing education for environment and sustainable development. It is THE meeting point for everyone working with education for environment and sustainable development or which have an interest in the field.

The Joint Innovative Medicine Centre in Vilnius

Aiming to create a modern research infrastructure of innovative medical technology, molecular medicine and biopharmaceutical research for study and development purposes.

Estonian technology companies form a cluster for new health-tech developments

40 innovative health technology and medicine companies in Estonia established a cluster called Estonian Connected Health Cluster (ECHC). The main aim of the cluster is to use health data for launching new products or services, to prevent health problems, raise the quality of life and increase exports in global markets.

A new bioeconomy in the Baltic Sea Region – doing a lot with little

Nordic networking met German financial muscle at a bioeconomy seminar in Berlin, the third event in a series of forums designed to promote the move towards a sustainable biobased economy in the Baltic Sea Region.

The European Bioeconomy: making the concept a reality

The European Commission has launched the pilot website of the European Bioeconomy Observatory, marking the latest evidence of progress towards making the European Bioeconomy Strategy a reality.

Interregional Teaching and Learning in the Baltic Sea Region: On the Road to a European Education Area?!

Learn globally, teach locally!

BioCon Valley, Germany, again awarded with Bronze Label of European Cluster Management Excellence

BioCon Valley Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, the North German cluster for Life Science and Health, is again after 2012 awarded with the Bronze Label of Cluster Management Excellence of the ESCA.

Didrik Rosén is the new Investment Manager in Life Science at Business Region Göteborg

"My focus will be on Medtech, looking broadly to find investments and establishments for the region. I think that the idea of a one-stop shop regarding investments and establishments in the region is terrific."

Bright prospects for clinical imaging

Scientists in North Germany are breaking new ground in clinical imaging methods and setting the region apart for excellence in research and development.

ScanBalt Business Club Portraits

Biotechpharma - Your partner of choice for Biopharmaceuticals

Your partner of choice for Biopharmaceuticals

Northway, comprehensive medical, day surgery and rehabilitation services in Lithuania

Comprehensive medical, day surgery and rehabilitation services in Lithuania

Biofarm Sp. z o.o, one of Poland’s leading producers of pharmaceuticals

Biofarm Sp. z o. o. is one of Poland’s leading producers of pharmaceuticals founded in 1988.

Nordic Lokal Kapital: Supporting local businesses and individual entrepreneurs

We at Nordic Lokal Kapital believe in entrepreneurs. We believe in business owners and entrepreneurship.

Featured Events

1st Danish Symposium on Biomarkers and the Implementation of Personalized Medicine to the Clinic (Copenhagen)

13 January 2015

Connect2Capital 2015 (Gothenburg)

2-3 February 2015

The 9th Swiss-Scandinavian Bio-Business Seminar (Zürich)

5 February 2015

Bio- and medtech business: real stories and opportunities (Tallinn)

12 February 2015

Intellectual Property, Ethics & the Utilization of Academic Research in health/life sciences (Gothenburg)

9 March 2015

13th Symposium on Pharmacokinetics and Drug Metabolism (Gothenburg)

16 March 2015

Connecting Healthcare IT (Berlin)

14 April 2015

Green Bridge Forum 2015 (Jürmala)

15 April 2015