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Jenni Nordborg

National Coordinator and Director, Office for Life Sciences, Government Offices of Sweden

Jenni Nordborg, PhD, is National Coordinator and Director of the Office for Life Sciences at the Government Offices of Sweden. The Office for Life Sciences coordinates policy between the Ministry of Social Affairs, the Ministry of Research and Higher Education, the Ministry och Enterprise and Innovation, and is responsible for forming a new Swedish Life Science Strategy.

Prior to this position Dr. Nordborg was Director and Head of the Health Division at Vinnova, the Swedish Governmental Innovation Agency. Dr. Nordborg is active in strategic innovation policy development and implementation within health and life science on a national and international level. Her network includes international innovation policy, entrepreneurship and the health and life science ecosystem.

Her research background is from Chalmers University of Technology. She has experience from senior management positions in both the private and public sector, and an entrepreneurial background from commercialization of research, and international marketing and sales experience. She also has experience in board level positions both in private companies and governmental organizations.

Event Schedule

DAY 1
13 February 2020
DAY 2
14 February 2020
Start Time End Time Session Description
01:10 pm 02:45 pm SESSION II – INNOVATION PARTNERSHIPS – STAYING AHEAD IN THE ERA OF DIGITAL ECONOMY

-ASEAN innovation roadmap 2019-2025 – promoting open and inclusive innovation and building impactful innovation ecosystems

-Meeting the challenges of the changing Read More

Speakers
Steve Leonard

Founding CEO, SGInnovate

Cheong Wei Yang

Deputy CEO, National Research Foundation (NRF), Singapore

Magnus Ewerbring

Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Asia-Pacific, Ericsson

Edwin Chow

Assistant Chief Executive Officer Innovation & Enterprise Enterprise Singapore

Leif Johansson

Chairman of the Board, AstraZeneca

Jenni Nordborg

National Coordinator and Director, Office for Life Sciences, Government Offices of Sweden

Start Time End Time Session Description
09:00 am 11:45 am TRACK 2: HEALTH SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY

-The purpose of this session is to present how Swedish companies have contributed and are continuing to be important partners in advancing science and technology Read More

Speakers
Mikael Hartman

Associate Professor and Senior Consultant

Jenni Nordborg

National Coordinator and Director, Office for Life Sciences, Government Offices of Sweden

Patrick Tan

Executive Director, Genome Institute of Singapore

Carolina Haefliger

MD, Head of Centre for Genomics Research, AstraZeneca 

Nicke Svanvik

Chief Innovation Officer, Karolinska University Hospital, Sweden

Søren Stakemann

Director Products and Solutions Management, Surgical Workflows & Infection Control, Integrated Workflow Solutions (IWS), Getinge 

Patrick Tung

Head of Market Access, Oncology International, AstraZeneca

Capella Singapore

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