On December 11, 2018, the Danish Minister for Health inaugurated the new Healthcare DENMARK branch office in Copenhagen, which has been established to promote the Danish life science industry.
As part of the targeted internationalization efforts outlined in the new life science growth plan, the Danish government further strengthens Healthcare DENMARK’s efforts to promote the Danish life science industry. As a result, Healthcare DENMARK expands and establishes a branch office.
On December 5-7, 2018, a delegation from Espace Social Européen, France, visited Copenhagen, Odense, and Kolding to find inspiration and experiences within the field of new hospital constructions, digital healthcare, and prevention.
The two initiatives NEXT and Clinical Trials Office Denmark have been merged into one unit with the purpose to further strengthen and promote clinical research in Denmark.
On December 4-5, 2018, a high-level Polish delegation from the national health fund visited Copenhagen, Denmark, to learn more about the Danish Structural Reform and the Danish Digitalization Strategy 2018-2022.
The new LEO Foundation Skin Immunology Research Center at the University of Copenhagen will pave the way to a better understanding, prevention and treatment of skin diseases.
CEO of the Danish e-health portal sundhed.dk, Mr. Morten Elbæk Petersen, has been appointed member of an International Scientific Advisory Board of the German Medical Informatics Initiative, where he will contribute with his great knowledge and expertise within e-health.
On October 23-25, a Canadian delegation of executives and healthcare clinicians and professionals from Toronto visited Copenhagen, Denmark, to explore and learn about Danish elder care.
The Danish Digital Health Strategy 2018-2022 receives international recognition and is referred to as a flawless strategy with a clear vision.
On October 9, a delegation from Wales visited Odense, Denmark, in connection with Week of Health and Innovation (WHINN) to find inspiration in Danish telemedicine and health innovation.