New EU program for increased competitiveness

18 March, 2016

Sahlgrenska Science Park now run an EU program aimed at developing more products and services of high quality to the healthcare sector. The initiative is conducted in collaboration with Business Region Gothenburg and Region Västra Götaland with Innovationsplattformen and Gothia Forum, MedTech West and AstraZeneca BioVenture Hub. Companies’ needs is the main focus, as well as benefits.

Åsa Lindstrom took over the new position as project coordinator in February. Previously, she has a background in nursing in the cardiac intensive care unit as well as being a trained mechanical engineer. Åsa has run big projects in Autoliv, she has worked as business development manager at SP and as the Nordic manager at a medical technology company. An exciting mix of experience!

“Now I am able to connect my experience from the healthcare and industry with the growth of life science companies. For us, business needs is our main focus and we look forward to being a part of catalyzing ideas and enabling important development”, says Åsa Lindström.

We are currently identifying needs and developing forms of cooperation, as well as producing up to date material. Small and medium-sized life science companies (10-250 employees) in western Sweden will be contacted as the program progresses. In the meantime, please feel free to contact Åsa  Lindström for discussions on growth needs, phone 070-734 99 76, e-mail