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Speakers on the 14th of April

Professor Carl Borrebaeck

Carl Borrebaeck received the first chair as professor of Immunotechnology in Scandinavia 1990. His main research interests are cancer proteomics, for early detection and prognosis, and
antibody engineering, for the generation of human therapeutic antibodies. He founded CREATE Health Translational Cancer Center 2005, focusing on clinically unmet needs. He received the
AKZO Nobel Science Award 2009, for his contributions to cancer proteomics and antibody-based therapy, the Research!Sweden Award 2012 for his medical research of value for patients and
health organizations, and the Royal Academy of Engineering Sciences Gold Medal 2012 for outstanding contributions to biomedical science. He is a permanent member of the Royal
Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences. He held the position as the Vice President of Lund University, 2009-2015, responsible for innovations and industrial collaborations.

Professor Borrebaeck spent a sabbatical year at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation 1996-97 and did his post-doctoral training at the University of California in Davis. He received his Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) in 1979. His research has resulted in several spin-out companies, such as BioInvent International AB, Alligator Bioscience AB, Immunovia AB, SenzaGen AB and Atlas Therapeutic AB. These accomplishments awarded him the BiotechBuilder prize of 2017, for outstanding entrepreneurship. The most recent company is PainDrainer AB using artificial intelligence for the management of chronic pain.

Contact information
Lund University
Department of Immunotechnology
Medicon Village (bldg 406)
SE-223 81 Lund

Visiting address: Scheelevägen 2
Tel: +46 46-222 96 13


Anna-Karin Edstedt Bonamy

Anna-Karin is the CEO of Doctrin, a Swedish healthtech scale up founded in 2016, that helps digitalizing the patient journey.

Doctrin is a B2B SaaS company, and its platform has been used in 6 million consultations by leading healthcare providers in Sweden, Norway, Czechia, and the UK.

Before joining Doctrin in 2017,  Anna-Karin worked more than 15 years in healthcare, as consultant pediatrician and associate professor at the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm

Björn Lagnevik

Björn has worked with regional development in several areas, always focusing on innovation and regional growth. For example, he has been involved in developing an innovation strategy for Skåne.

At Innovation Skåne, his main focus is a systemic approach on innovation and innovation in procurement processes.

Jarmo Reponen

Jarmo Reponen MD, PhD, works as a Professor of healthcare information systems at the Health Sciences and Technology (HST) research group, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oulu, Finland. He is a radiologist with Finnish special competence in healthcare information systems. Besides a long experience as a chief radiologist, he has more than 30 years of experience in the development, implementation and evaluation of hospital information systems, especially in the field of electronic medical records and radiology systems. His research team was first in the world to develop a medical app for smartphones already in year 2000 during EU funded R&D project MOMEDA. His team has been participating Social and Healthcare e-service monitoring research initiatives (financed by Finnish Ministry of Social Affairs and Health) and Nordic eHealth Research Network (financed by Nordic Council of Ministers). Reponen is the responsible teacher for the special competence in healthcare information technology for Finnish physicians, dentists and veterinarians and has recently worked as a project leader in the MEDigi project for the digitalization of Finnish medical and dental undergraduate education. He has been participating in various EU framework funded R&D projects in telemedicine and mobile health and has served earlier as one of the Finnish representatives in the CEN TC 251 standardization work. He has served in the boards of Finnish, Nordic and International societies of telemedicine and eHealth and has been in charge of organizing many international conferences in the field. As a recognition of his work, he has received “The ISfTeH Louis Lareng – Lifetime Achievement Award” from International Society of Telemedicine & eHealth (ISfTeH) in 2021 as a fifth laureate in the course of years. See more at: