Christmas Party & Networking Event
Oslo Medtech Highlights & plans 2012
We are grateful for the 35 new members who have chosen to join the cluster since January 2011. Oslo Medtech now counts 105 member organisations, representing the whole value chain, ranging from hospitals and R&D, medtech companies, eHealth companies, TTO’s, serviceproviders and investors.
A big thank you to representatives from the member organizations for participation and involvement in activities the past year. At Oslo Medtech Christmas Party & Networking Event this year, Kathrine Myhre, CEO of Oslo Medtech, presented highlights from 2011 and introduced plans for 2012.
During 2011, nine breakfast meetings were arranged, counting more than 300 participants. In addition, approximately 1000 attendees have joined our workshops, seminars and networking events.
Oslo Medtech QA-Reg Forum also experiences considerable participation and the experience of meeting a significant need among Norwegian companies for expertise within regulatory issues.
Oslo Medtech will continue to focus on helping companies professionalize and develop internationally oriented business plans and strategies by
enhancing the knowledge of International markets.
Key speakers presentations
View the presentation “Highlights 2011 – Plans 2012” below. See also the presentations by the two eminent key speakers of the Christmas & Networking event; Jacob Bergsland (Oslo University Hospital, the Intervention Center) and Morten Dælen, Head of the Department for Informatics, Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Oslo.
Program, Oslo Medtech Christmas Party & Networking Event, 13. December 2011
About the speakers
Jacob Bergsland, MD, PhD, Oslo University Hospital, the Intervention Center
Bergsland has extensive experience as a cardiac surgeon from the USA, Bosnia and Herzegovina until he returned to Norway in 2001. His PhD was earned in 2011, focused on “Safe Introduction and Quality Control of New Methods in Coronary Surgery”.
Bergsland has published more than 128 publications in peer reviewed journals, more than 50 published abstracts and numerous international and domestic presentations.
Bergsland was born in San Francisco 1947.
Morten Dæhlen, PhD, Head of the Department for Informatics, Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Oslo
Morten Dæhlen got his PhD in numerical analysis at the University of Oslo in 1989 and he has been professor in informatics since 1992. He has since 2005 been head of the Department of Informatics at (UiO) – a department with approximately 250 employees and 2000 students. Dæhlen has also been director at Simula Research Laboratory (2001-2004), executive director at The Research Council of Norway (1999-2000) and research director at SINTEF (1994-1997).
Department of informatics has a broad range of activities covering distributed multimedia systems, networks and distributed systems, nanoelectronics, robotics and intelligent systems, object-oriented modeling and languages, precise modeling and analysis (secure and robust software development), logics and natural languages (language technology), design of information systems (human computer interaction), global infrastructures for mobile services, bioinformatics, computational mathematics and imaging( image analysis and signal processing).