Medicon Village partners for cross border collaborations

Supporting Partners

We look for supporting partners who have social responsibility as part of their business model. Our partners support Medicon Village and the work being done here. They are all keen to see life science develop positively and in doing so, contribute to a healthier world and better lives. The current supporting partners are:

Danske Bank | Folksam | Kraftringen | Nordea | Securitas | Swedbank | Handelsbanken | Frans Henrik Kockum | Sparbanken Skåne

Collaboration Partners

Medicon Village collaborate with partners for a cross border innovation and meeting arena. A vivid environment inspires Medicon Village members to interact with external companies and partners as a prerequisite for growth and added value. The organisations listed below are selected partners to the science park. 

EFL - Executive Foundation Lund

EFL offer open programs, courses and tailor-made programs within the fields of business development, corporate governance, digitization, finance, leadership, management, marketing and strategy. The EFL network gives access to a broad network of contacts, a wide range of programs, teaser seminars and topical roundtables, advice and knowledge, networking groups, lunch and learns and a digital platform. 

High Level Forum

The High Level Forum (HLF) is managed by the Innovation Campus GIANT of Grenoble, France. The annual event is attended by an international community of high level executives, decision and policy makers, all deeply engaged in the management or promotion of innovation, from the worlds of education, research, industry, business and public authorities. Members of High Level Forum are internationally recognized as leaders in innovation.

Innergi in Lund

Innergi in Lund is a network of like-minded individuals who are passionate about mental health and personal leadership in the high-performing workplace. The vision is to create a more human and sustainable corporate culture and everyday life where everyone can perform and be on top of their best sustainable self. 

International cooperation agreements

Medicon Village cooperates closely with a number of international clusters and networks. Some of the contacts are so significant that they have led to formal cooperation agreements. Currently Medicon Village cooperates with Life TechLimburg & Bioville (Belgium), the Welsh Government’s Life Science sector (Wales), and Sherbrooke Innopole (Canada).

Medicon Valley Alliance (MVA)

Medicon Valley Alliance (MVA) is a non-profit membership organization in the Danish-Swedish life science cluster Medicon Valley, which is a part of Greater Copenhagen. MVA creates value for members by co-hosting, launching and driving meetings, working groups, seminars, conferences and projects, that strengthen the collaboration, networking and knowledge-sharing in the regions life science community.

Mobile Heights

Mobile Heights is an industry driven networking community. A large number of companies and organizations from multiple industries cooperate to boost the business within the area of connected technologies. By investing in research, open innovation and entrepreneurship, the common vision is to maintain and strengthen the region as an international hotspot for connected technologies. 

NOME

Inspired by the MIT Venture Mentoring Service, NOME’s vision is to develop and implement a best-in-class mentoring initiative that will propel startups in the Nordics to impactful global institutions building the region into a world leading life science hub.
The NOME initiative is an independent organization funded by Novo Nordisk Foundation.

Open Lab

Open Lab Skåne is a collaborative project between Malmö University, Lund University and SmiLe Incubator. The mission is to facilitate innovation by opening up laboratories and enabling access to equipment and expertise. Open Lab Skåne have three sites: food engineering, material science & chemistry and life science. The project is funded by the European Regional Development Fund and Region Skåne. In addition, Open Lab Skåne is supported by Medeon, Medicon Village, CLUK, Malmö stad, Lunds kommun and Sten K Johnsons foundation.

Skåne Food Innovation Network (Livsmedelsakademin)

Skåne Food Innovation Network (SFIN) focus on how our region can be a leader in the national and international development of future food, drinks and meals. SFIN creates value for member through foresight seminars, trend spotting and contact with partners, members and networks, making sharp innovation pilots, test new solutions. 

SwedenBIO

SwedenBIO is the national non-profit association for the life science industry in Sweden.  The members are companies active within pharma, biotech, diagnostics and medtech and comprise the entire range from small start-ups, to SMEs and large enterprises. Many are engaged in research and development. Other members are experts in fields such as IP, law, finance, product development, life science communication and business development.

Swedish Incubators & Science Parks

Swedish Incubators & Science Parks (SISP) is Sweden´s national association for business incubators and science parks. SISP is a non-profit association with national coverage. Focus is to stimulate growth in knowledge-based companies. SISP‘s members operate in creative environments, offer business development, work with clusters, industrial project development arenas, seed capital funds, accelerators and more - effective collaboration with industry, public sector, universities and institutes. SISP support and facilitate cooperation and development among its members, partly through national development projects.

The Bridge

The Bridge Forum is on a mission to tackle humanity’s most urgent global challenges to find the solutions for tomorrow. By linking science and business within the areas of life science and materials science, The Bridge Forum wants to make the world a little better. The Bridge Forum offers a platform for people to meet, and together identify, understand and solve these challenges. The Bridge Talks and Interviews offers inspiration, knowledge sharing and disruptive business models. Every other year, we present the results, new cooperations and solutions at the The Bridge Summit. Adding the ever growing network with brains from all over the world The Bridge have a world leading platform to actually start solving challenges addressed by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals like health, sustainable energy, clean water, and new materials.

Twins International MultiHelix

Twins International MultiHelix (TIM) is a partnership agreement between five international clusters and MultiHelix. TIM will facilitate investments and partnering, and represents collaboration in the life sciences and technologies between science parks and clusters in North America and Europe. The members of TIM have a joint vision to create a transregional/transatlantic Life Science "supercluster", addressing and solving societal challenges to improve  health and wellbeing. Partners’ joint mission is to collaborate internationally to prosper regionally. At present TIM consist of: Medicon Village , Lund, Sweden; Life Science Hub Wales, Cardiff, Wales; Happy Aging, LifeTechValley, Diepenbeek, Belgium; Sherbrooke Innopole, Sherbrooke, Canada; Inartis Foundation / Health Valley, Renens, Switzerland and SIS EGIZ - Slovenian Innovation Hub.