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Medicon Valley Alliance Microbiome Network Meeting

February 25 @ 17:00 - 20:00


Welcome to Medicon Valley Alliance Microbiome Network and our 3rd meeting!
Searching for Academic-Industrial collaborations: Microbiome workshop event

Our ambition with the MVA Microbiome Network is to increase opportunities for microbiome researchers from industry and academia to meet and collaborate.

In line with this network objective, Medicon Valley Alliance, together with one of our members – The Department of Food technology at LTH, Lund University – now welcomes you to the 3rd MVA Microbiome Network meeting. The topic of the evening will be Searching for Academic-Industrial collaborations: Microbiome workshop event. With ample networking time and interactive workshops, the meeting offers you many opportunities to broaden your connections, facilitation of new collaborations between industry and academia and creation of new ideas.

Date: 25 February, 2019
Time: 17:00-20:00
Host: Department of Food Technology, LTH, Lund University
Åsa Håkansson, Associate Professor
Olena Prykhodko, Researcher
Frida Fåk Hållenius, Associate Professor
Venue: Ingvar Kamprad Design Centrum, Sölvegatan 26, 223 62 Lund
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Selected challenges/collaboration opportunities submitted by network members will be discussed during the workshops. Four parallel workshops will be run during the meeting.

The MVA Microbiome Network
Joining the network is free of charge and is limited to Medicon Valley Alliance members. However, non-member organizations and companies are welcome to attend one network event to evaluate if being part of the network is relevant. If so, becoming a member of Medicon Valley Alliance will automatically able you to join the microbiome network.


17.00-17.30 Registration, networking and a bite to eat
17.30-17.40 Welcome
Petter Hartman, CEO, Medicon Valley Alliance
Åsa Håkansson, Senior lecturer, LTH
17.40-18.10 Presentation of 4 workshop challenges/collaboration opportunities
The therapeutic microbiome: From effect to effector – Strategies for mining the microbiome
Challenges with developing/launching new probiotic strains and products – Requirements to do first human studies
Tailoring gut microbiota: prebiotics or probiotics – Recommendations or clinical implementations?
Microbiome in women’s health and fertility
18.10-19.10 Workshop session
4 parallel workshops
19.10-19.30 Workshop summary and next step
19.30 Wrap up
Åsa Håkansson, Senior lecturer, LTH
19.30-20.00 Networking and refreshments
Deadline for registration is 18th of February, 2019.

For more information please contact Senior Project Manager Helen Pettersson: hp [at] mva.org

Host and sponsor: Department of Food Technology, LU Food Faculty

In collaboration: Medicon Valley Alliance, Lund University, University of Copenhagen, Technical University of Copenhagen

WEBSITE: http://mva.org/event/mva-microbiome-network-3/

Read more and sign up: http://mva.org/event/mva-microbiome-network-3/



February 25
17:00 - 20:00
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Ingvar Kamprad Designcenter
Sölvegatan 26
Lund, 22362 Sweden
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