Emplicure participated in the Swedish American Life Tech Forum
In October Emplicure participated in the Swedish American Life Tech Forum in Boston. The event provided expert insights and guidance on topics such as tools how to navigate and successfully enter the US market and expert guidance on the US legal environment. Emplicure got the opportunity to present the company for an investor panel consisting of experienced investors from US and Sweden. In the audience was, among persons from the Boston life science community, also the Swedish Ambassador in US, Björn Lyrvall.
Emplicure was selected as one of the bests Scandinavian startups in the European HealthCatapult (EHC) programme. They will now be one of the companies to represent EIT Health Scandinavia in the semifinals in Europe. In the first selection round held in Stockholm the 27th of May Susanne Bredenberg, CEO of Emplicure, was pitching in front of an experienced jury.
Each year the Uppsala University Innovation Prize 'Hjärnäpplet' is awarded to one or more researchers or doctoral students for outstanding transference of knowledge from the University to a company and/or other external organisation that has resulted in an innovation. This innovation may have come about in a new or existing company or organisation. This year 2018, Håkan Engqvist receives the prize with the motivation;