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Ment life, medicon village may 7 2014

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Ment life, medicon village may 7 2014

  1. 1. MentLife welcomes you to a seminar with AstraZeneca and Novo Nordisk May 7, 2014
  2. 2. Introduction Lars Erik Edholm, PhD Founder of MentLife Richard Cook, PhD, MentLife Industrial-Academic collaborations & industry-sponsored post-doctoral programs Palle Höj Jakobsen, Director R&D Academic Relations, Novo Nordisk Pushing the boundaries of science to deliver life changing medicines Shalini Andersson, Director DMPK, AstraZeneca Per-Erik Strömstedt, Director Discovery Sciences, AstraZeneca Discussion Moderator Sofi Elmroth, Professor Biochemistry & Structural Biology, Lund University Light meal and networking Introduction Lars Erik Edholm, PhD Founder of MentLife Richard Cook, PhD, MentLife Industrial-Academic collaborations & industry-sponsored post-doctoral programs Palle Höj Jakobsen, Director R&D Academic Relations, Novo Nordisk Pushing the boundaries of science to deliver life changing medicines Shalini Andersson, Director DMPK, AstraZeneca Per-Erik Strömstedt, Director Discovery Sciences, AstraZeneca Discussion Moderator Sofi Elmroth, Professor Biochemistry & Structural Biology, Lund University Light meal and networking Programme1700-2000 hrs, Medicon Village, May 7 2014
  3. 3. An Interface between Life Science Industry and Academia
  4. 4. • Add unique knowledge & expertise • Complement existing mentoring & career programs Why? • Mentors from industry/academia with international experience, post-docs • PhD-students from medical, science & engineering faculties Who? • Not-for-profit organization What? • Aid personal development • Facilitate networking between PhD-students & life science companies How? About MentLifeAbout MentLife
  5. 5. What is our rationale?What is our rationale?  To leverage experience of senior scientists from medical and life science industries  To support students who are interested in pursuing an industrial career in life sciences  To facilitate industrial-academic interactions and collaborations  To leverage experience of senior scientists from medical and life science industries  To support students who are interested in pursuing an industrial career in life sciences  To facilitate industrial-academic interactions and collaborations
  6. 6. Provide support on:  Challenges within the industry  Current R&D in big pharma & biotech  Career opportunities  Work in industry vs academia  Prepare a CV  How to interview What have we achieved the first year? What have we achieved the first year? Setup m entoring program R un m entoring program Initiate sem inarprogram Initiate study visitsProvide netw ork access Endorsed by organizations Initiate new m entor program Apply at www.mentlife.seApply at www.mentlife.se Pufendorf Institute
  7. 7. www.mentlife.sewww.mentlife.se
  8. 8. Introduction Lars Erik Edholm, PhD Founder of MentLife Richard Cook, PhD, MentLife Industrial-Academic collaborations & industry-sponsored post-doctoral programs Palle Höj Jakobsen, Director R&D Academic Relations, Novo Nordisk Pushing the boundaries of science to deliver life changing medicines Shalini Andersson, Director DMPK, AstraZeneca Per-Erik Strömstedt, Director Discovery Sciences, AstraZeneca Discussion Moderator Sofi Elmroth, Professor Biochemistry & Structural Biology, Lund University Light meal and networking Introduction Lars Erik Edholm, PhD Founder of MentLife Richard Cook, PhD, MentLife Industrial-Academic collaborations & industry-sponsored post-doctoral programs Palle Höj Jakobsen, Director R&D Academic Relations, Novo Nordisk Pushing the boundaries of science to deliver life changing medicines Shalini Andersson, Director DMPK, AstraZeneca Per-Erik Strömstedt, Director Discovery Sciences, AstraZeneca Discussion Moderator Sofi Elmroth, Professor Biochemistry & Structural Biology, Lund University Light meal and networking Programme1700-2000 hrs, Medicon Village
  9. 9. Thank you Mentors Victor Abrahamson Richard Cook Tanja Jensen Kerstin Johnson Emelie Karnevi
  10. 10. An Interface between Life Science Industry and Academia

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