Scanbalt Newsletter July 2003

Scanbalt Newsletter July 2003

Lindköping University joins ScanBalt
Lindköping University, Sweden, has decided to join ScanBalt. Professor Carl-Fredrik Mandenius, Head, Division of Biotechnology, says ”Due to the newly established acitvities of Lindköping University in the field of life sciences our participation in ScanBalt is important. With 16 new professorships in the Life Science Technology and BioMedicine Initiative there is a solid back ground for an active involvement with ScanBalt”. Professor Carl-Fredrik Mandenius continues ”The increased interest from business life towards biotech and life sciences in Lindköping is demonstrated by the fact that new companies are being established in Lindköping Science Parks. We are therefore looking on ScanBalt with much optimism and hope to explore and exploit new possibilities for interaction with universities and business life in the ScanBalt BioRegion”.
More information on the Lindköping University Life Science Initiative, see , on the Mjärdevi Science Park, see and on the Berzelius Science Park see For further information contact Professor Carl-Fredrik Mandenius at

Be a project manager in BioCon Valley
BioCon Valley is looking for a German/English speaking international project manager at its location in Rostock. For international applications the deadline is extended until july 7. More information at:

2nd PROTEOME FORUM ROSTOCK September 2nd and 3rd, 2003
2nd PROTEOME FORUM ROSTOCK hosted by the Proteome Center Rostock, will take place on September 2nd and 3rd, 2003. Special guest of honor will be Mr. Koichi Tanaka, Nobel Laureat in Chemistry. His festivity lecture will be embedded in lectures of further internationally recognized scientists. For more information please visit . For further information contact Porject Manager Matthias Krenkel at

Master of Baltic Studies – The Baltic Sea Region
The Centre for Baltic Studies, established by the Øresund University, offers a 2-years master’s programme in Baltic Studies. The new Master of Baltic Studies is a result of coorporation between the four universities, University of Copenhagen, Lund University, Copenhagen Business School and Roskilde University. The aim of the master’s programme in Baltic Studies is to give university students academic qualifications at the highest level. The masters programme offer language training and basic knowledge about the hisory and cultures of the Baltics; Baltic regional construction, past and present; Political democratization in the Baltic Region; The Baltic Region and European integration; academic studies and internship abroad. Deadline for signing up August 15. More information at

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