Norway Life Science 2024: Unlocking the Potential of Health Data

Event Details

What will it take to increase Norway’s competitiveness in access to and use of health data?

Norway Life Science 2024 gathers leading actors in health and life science, to find the solutions that will allow Norway to get more in return from the large investments in health research.

On 13 – 14 February, University of Oslo, together with Oslo Science City, Oslo University Hospital, NMBU – Norwegian University of Life Sciences, SINTEF, Association of the Pharmaceutical Industry in Norway, Oslo Cancer Cluster and The Life Science Cluster, welcome you to Norway’s largest and most important conference for health and life science: Norway Life Science 2024.

Some highlights from the program

At the conference, you will hear from the leading research communities, key leaders in the Norwegian healthcare system, world-leading pharmaceutical companies, start-up environments, investors, and decision-makers. The entire value chain for health and life sciences are brought together.

  • Andrew Morris, Director of Health Data Research UK, will discuss how health data is used in pandemic preparedness and business development in the UK.
  • Henrik Ullum, Head of Statens Serum Institut in Denmark, Katarina Nyström, who investigated health data as a national resource for the Swedish government, and Päivi Sillanaukee, Special Envoy for Health and Wellbeing in the Finnish Ministry of Health, will share success stories, challenges, and opportunities from our neighboring countries.
  • Boston Consulting Group will present the report “Establishing Norway as a health data leader – what will it take?” where they identify opportunities, obstacles, and concrete measures to make Norway internationally leading in the use of health data.
  • Several parallel sessions and panel discussions, including topics such as artificial intelligence, pandemic prevention, and precision medicine.

On day 2, we focus on health data and public-private collaboration, and draw inspiration from what Finland has achieved through the use of its data sources. We will also look at how Norway can attract investments and expertise. There will be a career event, Young Talents 2024, and a pitch competition for start-ups and innovation projects.

See the entire programme and sign up: 

Programme in Norwegian

Programme in English