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Workshop Programme

Workshop on public-private research collaboration Tuesday August 29th at 11.00 am – 03.00 pm (CET) in Copenhagen, Denmark.


11:00 – 11:30:
Registration and coffee


11:30 – 11:40:
Welcome and presentation of the Danish National Strategy for Personalised Medicine 2017-2020
Ellen Trane Nørby, Minister for Health

11:40 – 11:50:
Opportunities for public-private research collaboration in the area of Personalised Medicine
Bent Hansen, President Danish Regions

11:50 – 12:00:
Public-private research collaboration in the area of Personalised Medicine from a patient perspective
Lotte Klim, EUPATI Danmark
Lotte Klim's presentation (PDF)

12:00 – 12:15:

Parallel sessions

Workshop discussions are structured through three sessions. Workshop participants are divided into three groups, and all sessions are held for each group. Each session is introduced by short presentations, followed by facilitated debate with workshop participants. Groups remain seated, while speakers and facilitators rotate between the three rooms.

Session 1: Public-private collaboration in the area of basic research

  • Speaker public perspective: Kristian Helin, Professor, Copenhagen University 
    Kristian Helin's presentation (PDF)
  • Speaker private perspective: Birgitte Søgaard, Divisional Director, Lundbeck
    Birgitte Søgaard's presentation (PDF)
  • Facilitator: Thomas Senderovitz, Director General, Danish Medicines Agency 

Session 2: Public-private collaboration in the area of clinical research

  • Speaker public perspective: Britt Elmedal Laursen, Senior Hospital Physician, Aarhus University Hospital
    Britt Elmedal Laursen's presentation (PDF)
  • Speaker private perspective: Gerd Maass, Head of Molecular Information Region Europe, Head of Strategic Partnerships Region Europe, Roche Pharma 
    Gerd Maass' presentation (PDF)
  • Facilitator: Claus Billehøj, Director, Regional Development, The Capital Region of Denmark

Session 3: Public-private collaboration in the area of infrastructure, IT and information/cyber-security


Group 1 
Room: 3      

Group 2  
Room: 2    

Group 3 
Room: 4   


 Session 1     

 Session 2     

 Session 3      






 Session 2

 Session 3 

 Session 1 


 Session 3

 Session 1 

 Session 2 


14:45 – 15:00:
Closing remarks
Gert Sørensen, Director, National Genome Center

Please note that plenary sessions are held in Danish, while parallel sessions are held in English.

    Sidst opdateret 15-09-2017


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