Online Kick Off AMR Innovation Mission Sweden 2022

19/01/2022 - 19/01/2022
01:00 PM - 05:00 PM CET
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AMR Insights

>> Online event 19 JAN 2022: already some 400 registrations >>

Overall aim

The overall aim of the AMR Innovation Mission Sweden 2022 is to help the global curbing of Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) by boosting international collaboration and joint innovation. The Mission aims to connect the Swedish and the international AMR ecosystems. 


The objectives of the AMR Innovation Mission Sweden 2022 include:

  • Learn AMR hotspots and AMR ecosystem in Sweden
  • Get to know international colleagues in Sweden, EU and Rest of the World
  • Discover and initiate opportunities to collaborate along the AMR value chain
  • Get scientific, business and funding insights in Sweden
  • Boost international collaboration and joint innovation

Final program 19 January

Time (CET) Subject: Presented by:
13:00 Welcome by former Minister of Trade of Sweden Ewa Björling; Board member PAR Foundation (S)
13:05  AMR Innovation Mission Sweden 2022 Maarten van Dongen; AMR Insights (NL)
13:20 Lif AMR Action plan Sweden Anders Blanck; Lif Research Based Pharmaceutical Industry (S)
13:40 Sweden focus on innovation, sustainability & co-creation Charlotte af Klercker; Business Sweden (S)
14:00 Uppsala Antibiotic Center: a multidisciplinary approach to AMR Eva Garmendia; Uppsala Antibiotic Center (S)
14:20 Sweden based 1928 Diagnostics to outsmart superbugs globally Kristina Lagerstedt; 1928 Diagnostics (S)
14:40 International collaboration in Swedish AMR projects  Maria Smith; Axfoundation (S)
15:00 Break  
15:20 Interactive session with participants All participants
15:40 Responsible Antibiotics Manufacturing Platform (RAMP) Nicolai Schaaf; SIWI (S)
16:00 Centre for Antibiotic Resistance Research (CARe) Joakim Larsson; Univ of Gothenburg (S)
16:20 UK AMR international approach Phil Packer, Peter Dirken; Innovate UK (UKRI)
16:40 Concluding remarks and next steps Maarten van Dongen; AMR Insights (NL)
17:00 Closure  


The AMR Innovation Missions are an initiative of AMR Insights and are part of a rotating program. Each year, a country is selected on which the mission will focus the following year. The design and implementation of the program are coordinated with key stakeholders of the selected country. The country selected for 2023 will be announced in September 2022.

Participating at the online Kick off meeting

By participating in the online kick off meeting on 19 January 2021 you will have the opportunity to provide input in the set up of the virtual mission in the spring of 2022 and the physical mission to Sweden in the autumn of 2022. Start building relations and extend your networks. Registration for the online kick off meeting is mandatory. Participation is free of charge.



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