2013-08-19 12:02Press release

Global gathering in Stockholm for connected health - The first Digital Health Days to be held August 21-22


New technology transform healthcare. Welcome to the first Digital Health Days in Stockholm, an international conference setting the future healthcare agenda.

What new possibilities arise with the digitalization of health information and mobile devices? How do new technologies affect the development of new therapies and drugs? What are the new opportunities for pharmaceutical companies, informatics experts and software developers? During two days of inspiring seminars, challenging discussions and hands-on workshops, Digital Health Days provides visionary expert panels, learning workshops, partnering matchmaking and demonstrations of real solutions.

Date: August 21-22.
Venue: Stockholmsmässan, Stockholm.
Media inquiries and registration: Per Holmlund, Stockholm Business Region, +46 70 472 80 69, per.holmlund@stockholm.se.
Full programme: www.digitalhealthdays.se.

Participants include: H.R.H. Prince Daniel, Mauro Dell'Ambrogio, State Secretary for Education, Research and Innovation, Switzerland, Gunnar Oom, State Secretary of Minister of Trade, Sten Nordin, Speaker, Mayor of Stockholm, G Steven Burrill, Chief Executive Officer, Burrill & Company, John Crawford, European Healthcare Industry Leader, Europe, IBM Healthcare & Life Sciences, Donald Jones, Vice President, Global Strategy and Market Development, Qualcomm Life, Geraint Lewis, M.D., M.P.H, Chief Data Officer & Director of Open Information, National Health Service England, William A. Haseltine, Chairman and President, Access Health International, Inc, Erik Weiman, County Council Commissioner, Uppsala County Council, Catharina Barkman, Director of innovation, Stockholm County Council, Staffan Lindblad, Director, QRC Stockholm quality registry centre, Eva Pilsäter Faxner, Chief information officer, Healthcare Provision, Stockholm County, Andrew Hessel, Distinguished Researcher, Bio/Nano/Programmable Matter Group, Autodesk. Faculty in Bioinformatics and Biotechnology at Singularity University.

As a part of Digital Health Days, a partnering and investor meeting is arranged August 21. European companies, investors and care providers get access to some of the most promising and innovative companies within this field. http://www.b2match.eu/digitalhealth2013/participants/new

Digital Health Days is organized by Stockholm Science City, Kista Science City, Stockholmsmässan, Stockholm Business Region Development and Stockholm’s Chamber of Commerce. The program is available at www.digitalhealthdays.se.

Per Holmlund, PR Manager, Stockholm Business Region
+46 (0)70 472 80 69, per.holmlund@stockholm.se

About Stockholm Business Region
Stockholm Business Region is the official investment promotion agency for the Stockholm region. Stockholm is one of Europe’s most dynamic regions. With continual high growth, world-leading clusters within life science, cleantech and ICT, and as a center for fashion and design, Stockholm is the natural capital city of Scandinavia.

About Invest Stockholm

Invest Stockholm is the official investment promotion agency of Stockholm. We work with the marketing and development of the Stockholm region as a business destination under the brand Stockholm – The Capital of Scandinavia. Invest Stockholm is a subsidiary of Stockholm Business Region, owned by the city of Stockholm. www.investstockholm.com www.visitstockholm.com www.stockholmbusinessregion.com


Anna Gissler
CEO, Invest Stockholm
Anna Gissler