Biotech Expert Joins Lipum Board

Dr Kristian Sandberg, Director of the Drug Discovery and Development platform at SciLifeLab, has joined the board of Umeå-based biotech company Lipum.
“Kristian has extensive experience in drug development. We are absolutely delighted to announce his appointment”, says Ulf Björklund, Chairman of the Board at Lipum.

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Expert advisor enters Lipum

Now Umeå company Lipum brings more expertise to the company. Professor Anders Fasth steps in as an advisor in the development of medicines for inflammatory diseases.
“It is very gratifying that he joins the team,” says Einar Pontén, CEO of Lipum.

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Life science companies in northern Sweden could double in a decade

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.

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Strong increase in interest at record sized life science forum

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.

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