How can new ideas be created by working cross-border? How can companies, researchers and clinicians work together? The meeting is a forum for cancer researchers, companies and clinicians and will be held in English. New this year will be a session of speed-networking in order to expand your professional relations and identify new prospective partners.
For the third year in a row we invite you to interact around research and innovation in the oncology area. The meeting is a forum for cancer researchers, companies and clinicians and will be held in English. Watch a short video from last years event!
Before lunch there will be Dialogue forums, where companies have a unique opportunity to discuss a specific question within the cancer field with academic and clinical researchers. The forums will be in closed sessions. If you have any questions regarding the Dialogue forum, please contact johanna [dot] asklin [at] innovation [dot] lu [dot] se.
The meeting opens for the broad audience at 13.00.
- 13.00 – 13.10 Welcome
- 13.10 – 14.10 Inspirational Lecture: “SRC-1 mediation of cancer cell reprogramming in endocrine resistant breast cancer”
Leonie Young, Professor at Royal college of Surgeons in Dublin.
Our first key note speaker is Professor Leonie Young who leads the Endocrine Oncology Research Group at Royal college of Surgeons in Dublin. Her research area is in translational research in breast cancer. Dr. Young uses high throughput experimental methods, molecular studies, functional models and translational studies to study mechanisms of resistance to endocrine therapy in breast cancer. Dr Young´s research has defined new predictive markers and therapeutic targets suitable for commercial development and clinical trial interventions that could improve patient outcomes.
- 14.10 – 14.30 Introduction to Speed-networking
Sarah Fredriksson, Genovis founder, SWELife coordinator and business coach Lund LSI
Thomas Laurell, Professor at Department of Biomedical Engineering at Lund University.
Carl Borrebaeck, Director of CREATE Health, a center for Translational Cancer Research at Lund University, and founder of several spin-out companies, e.g. Immunovia.
Why is it important to work across borders and in consortia where clinics, universities and industry collaborate in joint projects? And – how do you succeed?
- 14.30 – 16.00 Speed-networking and coffee
New this year will be a session of speed-networking in order to expand your professional relations and identify new prospective partners. An organized form of short introductions, with a mixture of researchers, clinicians and companies in the oncology area, will offer a true possibility for mingling and possibilities for future collaborations.
- 16.00 – 16.45 Inspirational Lecture: “Innovation in clinical practice - where it comes from and how Life Science and the clinic can collaborate”
Jacob Engellau, Associate professor and physician at the Department of Oncology at Lund University Hospital.
Jacob Engellau will be speaking about innovation and collaboration - what is possible in clinical everyday life? And also, how should companies and academic researchers reach out to the clinics?
- 16.45 – 17.00 Conclusions
- 17.00 Latest news from SWElife and invitation to mingle, food and drinks!
Let´s continue the discussion over dinner. We meet and socialize all together and make new acquaintances. Short entertainment cavalcade by ”Var Gladspexarnas glada kavalkadgrupp”!
The meeting is free of charge for attendees. We are looking for sponsors for Cancer Collaboration Day; if your organization is interested, please contact Cecilia Rörstrand Nilsson, cecilia [dot] rorstrandnilsson [at] mediconvillage [dot] se.
Main sponsor: SWElife