Life science industry figurehead Pernilla Abrahamsson has left her position as Product Development Manager at stock market listed Senzime to become Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Lipum, located at the Umeå Biotech Incubator.
Umeå life science company Lipum will participate in one of the world’s largest congresses for rheumatic diseases this June.
“The elite of our industry gathers at this congress once a year and competition is incredibly intense. It’s important to be seen there”, says Einar Pontén, CEO of Lipum.
Small and medium-sized life science companies operating in the Västerbotten county in Sweden will double in numbers over the next ten years, while a vibrant scientific community will add to the growth. These are the goals set by Umeå Biotech Incubator (UBI), which is now entering a new development phase of its incubator operation in Umeå.
Umeå region’s life science companies and Umeå Biotech Incubator (UBI) have generated great successes during recent years. One of the contributing factors is the unique process that has been developed during the three-year HIBA project.
The results from the evaluation of the highly competitive national call “Projects for Better Health” were announced on March 18th. Again, two UBI-related cases are among the 22 successful applicants who receive funding. The total sum granted is 20,5 million SEK.
Eighteen meetings in two days. The team from Umeå reported a record interest in our portfolio of startups at the Nordic Life Science Days in Malmö 12-14th of September. Record participation, new location, world renowned key notes, displays, discussions and panels added to the success of the largest life science event of the year in Scandinavia.
The business coaches at Umeå Biotech Incubator have collected an impressive know-how over the years. With their inside position of some of the most innovative medical solusions they know how to get a life science company to thrive and grow.