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NPLG Networking Dinner in Copenhagen, November 21, 2013

The future for Nordic Biotech
NPLG Dinner Event November 21, 2013

Place: Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Hammerichsgade 1, DK-1611 Copenhagen
Time: 17.00-21.00, Welcome drinks are served from 16:45
Speakers: Rémi Droller, Managing Partner, Kurma Life Sciences Partners (France)
Søren Møller, Managing Investment Director Novo Seeds/NOVO A/S

You can read more about Rémi Droller here.
The topic for this meeting is the situation for the biotech startups in the Nordic Countries. The biotech companies represent an important source of novel products and technologies for the established pharmaceutical industry. However, during the last 5-6 years it has been very difficult for the Nordic biotech startups to attract capital, and this situation is only improving slowly. The biotech business models have changed significantly in the direction of virtual, “one project” companies and examples of biotech companies with technology platforms or ambitions to become fully integrated companies are rare.

We have invited two speakers from a French and Danish venture fund, respectively. They will present their view on what constitutes a good investment as a background for discussing some of the following questions:

- Will the Nordic region, in particular Medicon Valley Region, be able to foster more than “just” stand alone products in the biotech/pharma space?

– Where will or should the innovations come from?

– Could the established pharma industry participate more in the biotech ecosystem?

We are looking forward to seeing as many of you as possible to a great evening.

Please inform of your attendance and whether you participate in the dinner (self-paid) by mail to Nicoline at

NPLG Networking dinner in Chicago

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During BIO 2013 in Chicago, NPLG organized a dinner for NPLG members and friends in Scandinavia. About 20 people attended the dinner which took place at the famous Weber Grill restaurant. This was an excellent opportunity to get new contacts in Scandinavia and there was a lively discussion concomitant with the consumption of delicious grilled lobster and beef. A similar event will be organized in 2014.

Join us for dinner at BIO 2013 in Chicago, the city of the Weber Grill!


NPLG is hosting an informal networking dinner during BIO 2013.The dinner takes place at the Weber Grill Restaurant at 539 North State Street from 6.30 pm Sunday, April 21. All members of NPLG are welcome. Members that are joining the dinner may bring one non-NPLG member.

Please inform Nicoline at latest by April 1, 2013 whether you will be joining the dinner.

XI International Pharmaceutical Licensing Symposium (IPLS) in Dublin

From Molecule to Market….and Beyond

  • Over 250 business development executives from across the World expected
  • Key industry speakers
  • Pre-event and networking events included in registration fee

Book Now and Take Advantage of the Early Bird Discount Price.

It is now possible to register for the  XI International Pharmaceutical Licensing Symposium (IPLS) in Dublin  – Wednesday 18th to Friday 20th September 2013.

The PLG UK is hosting the XI IPLS , a truly International Event that has grown and grown since its inception in 1997  with a  3 day programme which covers the entire spectrum of business development topics.  The programme is divided into 7 different themes providing something for everyone, in addition to the ever popular interactive workshops. Please read the full programme.

The meeting combines topical presentations with plenty of opportunities for networking. Formal networking can be arranged prior to the event with each registered delegate being given access to the online delegate system allowing for private one-to-one meetings, with networking events on Wednesday and Thursday evenings providing a backdrop to discuss the day’s events.

See further details and special discounted accommodation rates at

IPLS meetings have always proved to be an ideal opportunity to meet with colleagues in a relaxed atmosphere with a relevant programme  presented by good quality speakers. We hope you will be able to join us in Dublin.

Networking Dinner in Copenhagen, November 1, 2012

November 1, 2012

The Networking Dinner will take place at Radisson SAS Royal Hotel, Hammerichsgade 1, DK – 1611 Copenhagen V. More information will follow.

Hospitality Reception at the Bio International Conference in Boston

Meet with Nordic Pharma Licensing Group members during the Bio International Conference in Boston: Hospitality Reception at the Scandinavian Pavilion  on June 20th from 3pm


European Pharma Licensing Symposium in Budapest

Following the very successful 5th European Pharma Licensing Symposium held in Vienna in 2010 and an even more exciting Xth International Pharma Licensing Symposium in Barcelona, the European PLG Council will be holding the 6th European Pharma Licensing Symposium:
September 17 – 19th 2012.
Read the programme and sign up here

NPLG Annual Assembly 2012

April 16, 2012
Time 17.00- 21.00

NPLG Annual Assembly 2012. The meeting takes place at Radisson SAS Royal Hotel, Hammerichsgade 1, DK – 1611 Copenhagen V. More info and registration here(link til mere info).

MORE INFO: We will gather at the Radisson SAS Royal Hotel, Hammerichsgade 1, DK – 1611 Copenhagen V, Tel: +45 33 42 60 00
At this annual event we will confirm/elect the members of the NPLG Board for the coming period and present our annual accounts.
We are glad to invite you – as every year- to a joint aperitif and dinner (dinner to be paid individually).
As ‘pre-dinner event’ we have invited an external speaker, Kerstin Valinder, who until recently headed Nycomed’s Business and Corporate Development. Kerstin will share with us: “How a mid sized pharma company achieved rapid growth in emerging markets’

The agenda for the evening is:
17:00 Aperitif to be served outside the Meeting room
17:30 Welcome and review of NPLG and EPLG activities (past and future). J.Langhaerig
17:40 Presentation of Annual NPLG accounts. Jens Aakersø
17:45 ‘How a mid sized pharma company achieved rapid growth in emerging markets’. Kerstin Validness
18:20 Presentation of Orion Pharma. Arto Toivonen
18:30 Presentation of candidates and election of the NPLG Board

18:45 Dinner served

On behalf of the NPLG Board, we are looking forward to welcoming our NPLG members

PS. please note that we need to pre-order the dinner. Please inform of your attendance and whether you participate in the dinner (self-paid) by mail to Michelle at