Medicon Village involvement in partnerships and external collaboration initiatives

In order to facilitate research, innovation and business development within the field of life science, Medicon Village takes part in initiatives and collaboration with partners as a prerequisite for growth and added value. Major efforts listed below.

Partners

  • Medicon Valley Alliance (MVA)
    A non-profit membership organization in the Danish-Swedish life science cluster Medicon Valley, which is a part of Greater Copenhagen including Skåne. 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 within the region's life science community.
    www.mva.org
  • Mobile Heights
    A non-profit ICT cluster organisation and networking community founded by Sony, Ericsson, Telia Company, the Regional Council of Skåne, Lund University and Malmö University to promote innovation and growth in the digital world by connecting business, academia and society. With focus on the Future Digital World in the areas of Digital Health, Digital Society and Digital Manufacturing & Materials.
    www.mobileheights.org
  • Twins International MultiHelix (TIM)
    A partnership agreement between five international clusters and MultiHelix AB, facilitating investments and partnering, representing collaboration in the life sciences and technologies between science parks and clusters in North America, Asia, and Europe. These clusters, science, and technology parks have a joint vision to create an international Life Science "supercluster", addressing and solving societal challenges to improve health and wellbeing. Partners’ joint mission is to collaborate internationally to prosper regionally.
    www.multihelix.se

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

Supporting Partners

Starting in 2023, Medicon Village co-operate with selected high-profile partners offering services regarded crucial to members.

  • Potter Clarkson (IP)
    Help companies, organisations and individuals across all sectors of business to understand, create, protect and defend the commercial value of their innovations anywhere in the world through intellectual property rights. As a pan-European full-service intellectual property law firm, with offices in multiple EU-member states and with expertise in patents, trademarks, designs, litigation, licensing and consultancy, they provide specialist support in all areas of IP.
    https://www.potterclarkson.com

Projects

  • ATMP Sweden
    The national network of Sweden’s activities within medicines based on genes, cells or tissue engineering, classified as Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products (ATMPs) in Europe. Our goal is to promote the collaboration and communication needed for accelerated effective ATMP based patient solutions.
    www.atmpsweden.se

  • 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, where Medicon Village is one of seven partner organizations, with the Founding Mentor of Sweden as a member.
    www.nome.nu

Science Support

  • eHealth@LU
    An initiative by Lund university to create a multidisciplinary and multi-partner collaboration platform that focuses on e-health research and development (digitalization of wellness, health and healthcare). Overall goal is to contribute to a targeted development, deployment and use of e-health services and systems to improve wellness health and healthcare for citizens (patients, customers), healthcare professionals and society, as well as to contribute to a multidisciplinary theoretical understanding of this expansive information environment.
    www.ehealth.lth.se

  • LTH Open Door
    An initiative by Faculty of Engineering at LTH to promote innovation by offering access to their state-of-the-art equipment, facilities and networks. With a range of different laboratories and access to the knowledge and expertise of staff that can satisfy a wide variety of needs.
    http://www.lth.se/opendoor/

  • Open Lab Skåne
    A collaborative project between Malmö University, Lund University and SmiLe Incubator with a mission 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 Medicon Village, Medeon, CLUK, Malmö stad, Lunds kommun and Sten K Johnsons foundation.
    www.openlabskane.se

Membership benefit program

Work in progress during 2023, aiming at providing members of Medicon Village added value in their business development efforts.

  • Executive Foundation Lund (EFL)
    One of the region’s strongest brands in education programs for professionals. Based on a unique partnership with Lund University School of Economics and Management, and a strong foundation in business, they offer both open programs and courses, and tailor-made programs, within business development, corporate governance, digitization, finance, leadership, management, marketing and strategy.
    www.efl.se