Life Science Forum 2019
14 November 18:30 - 21:00
Venue: Deutsche Bank, 1 Great Winchester Street, London EC2N 2DB

SCC Member Price: £45
Non-Member Price: £135

Biology and technology are becoming more closely intertwined, with opportunities emerging to improve healthcare through innovative digital technologies and dramatically impacting on the health and wellness of people.

The Swedish Chamber of Commerce for the UK is proud to welcome you to our Life Science Forum to discuss the development and future of healthcare and pharmaceuticals.

This event is kindly hosted by Member company Deutsche Bank and sponsored by Member company AstraZeneca, global science-led biopharmaceutical business.

This event will offer great networking opportunities with Members as well as non-Members and will be particularly attractive for those looking to meet with the life sciences sector.


    • 18.30-19.00: Registration, welcome drinks & networking
    • 19.00-20.30
      • Opening: Official opening by H.E. Torbjörn Sohlström the Ambassador of Sweden to the UK
      • Introduction: Ross Hammerman, Co-Head of Americas Healthcare Investment Banking, Deutsche Bank AG
      • Keynote: Leif Johansson, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board, AstraZeneca
        – “Innovation in pharmaceuticals – how to go from buzz to patient” 
      • Keynote: Dr. Johan Christenson, Partner, HealthCap
         – “Biotech crazy ideas and cool concepts – what do we really need for the future?”
      • Keynote: Kristina Lagerstedt, CEO 1928 Diagnostics
        – “Diagnosing disease, why bother?” 
      • Panel Q&A with all speakers moderated by Ross Hammerman
    • 20.30-21.00: Drinks & networking

Mainly aimed at professionals within the Life Sciences - pharma, biotech, VC, academics, other investors as well as the Anglo-Swedish business community.

Terms and conditions apply to all bookings: Bookings are non-refundable after July 26th 2019, but at the discretion of the organiser, you can change the name of the person(s) attending. For this, please contact



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