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The Microbiome Signature Project has come to an end exceeding all targets. The extensive mapping shows that Medicon Valley is one of the world’s main strongholds for microbiome research.
Nine brave pitching companies showed their passion, shared their experiences and presented their business ideas before the jury and the audience at Malmömässan.
We talk to jury member Michel de Baar, Executive Director at MSD, about his expectations for the upcoming Microbiome Pitch Day.
Third campaign period brings 11+ new talents
The talent campaign, which is part of the Microbiome Signature Project, has been running on three occasions. The first ran from October to December 2020, the second period from February to May 2021, and the third one from April to June 2022.
The area of microbiome research is booming and Medicon Valley is very much a part of that explosion of research, talent attraction and investments.
Is there potential for a Medicon Valley Microbiome Research and Innovation Platform? The results from a new KMPG study were presented at the Project Outcomes and Future Outlook event in Copenhagen on 7 June.
For the relatively new field of microbiome research, not much was known about the work being done in the region before the Microbiome Signature Project. Now, within two years, the region’s microbiome research has been extensively mapped, companies and research talent in the field were actively being drawn from all over the globe to the area, and it was the site for a new international microbiome summit.
Dan Rosenberg, who heads up the talent-related activities for the Microbiome Signature Project describes how research insights facilitated the attraction of international talent in Medicon Valley.
Out of the many people taking the stage during Medicon Valley Microbiome Pitch Day, one won’t be pitching their company. Jakob Krause Haaber, PhD will instead be showcasing SNIPR Biome’s journey and accomplishments.
Before any researcher or entrepreneur gets on stage at Medicon Valley Microbiome Pitch Day, Peter Bak, PhD, from Back Bay Life Science Advisors, will give the keynote address. Here’s what you can expect him to talk about.
The Microbiome Signature Project: Project Outcomes and Future Outlook event will take place on 7 June in Ørestad, Denmark. Here, you will take part of the results from the three-year project but also from a recent study about microbiome research papers and successful microbiome hubs.