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Sahlgrenska Science Park
October 7, 2021
10:00 - 15:00
Time zone: Stockholm, GMT+02:00

Arvid Carlsson Award

by Sahlgrenska Science Park

Innovation and knowledge in conjunction with good entrepreneurship is tributed when Sahlgrenska Science Park, for the fourth consecutive year, is awarding a prize in Nobel laureate Arvid Carlsson’s honour.

The prize is awarded to an entrepreneur who drives development forward for people’s health and welfare.

The winner will be announced on 7 October, when the 16th Park Annual is arranged on the theme “Nordic Health Innovation: From realisation to business".

Nominations are now closed. 

What the jury is looking for

The prize is awarded to an entrepreneur who drives development forward for people’s health and welfare.

The ambition is to give recognition and honour to promising and future entrepreneurs in academia, healthcare and industry to stimulate continued learning and networking in the global arena that is life science.

The jury consists of previous winners of the Arvid Carlsson Award: 

Jens Nielsen, BioInnovation Institute
Anna-Carin Olin, PExA AB
Kristina Lagerstedt, 1928 Diagnostics
Héctor Martínez, BICO (CELLINK)

as well as:

Marianne Dicander Alexandersson, Chairman of the Board, Sahlgrenska Science Park
Charlotta Gummeson, CEO, Sahlgrenska Science Park

Arvid Carlsson was awarded the Nobel Prize in medicine in 2000 for his discoveries concerning neurotransmitters in the nervous system. In addition to a key role in research and medicine, he was also a true entrepreneur, active in Sahlgrenska Science Park’s community for many years.

“In line with our ambition to empower life science business and enable a more prosperous society, we want to highlight entrepreneurs who make a difference in people’s lives,” says Charlotta Gummeson, CEO, Sahlgrenska Science Park.

More about Arvid Carlsson Award and previous winners.


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