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Engineering Health 2022

Health and medicine
Science and Information Technology

Welcome to Engineering Health 2022, a conference taking place on 22 - 23 November. Participants in the conference will have the opportunity to network with actors from academia, healthcare and industry.

Conference
Date
22 Nov 2022 - 23 Nov 2022
Number of seats
150
Cost
No costs

Participants
Faculty of Science
Sahlgrenska Academy
Sahlgrenska University Hospital
Chalmers University of Technology
Region Västra Götaland
Good to know
The conference will be held in English

The conference aims to inspire new collaborations and bring life science, medicine and technology actors closer together to find solutions for present and future healthcare challenges.

Engineering Health is a joint event organized by University of Gothenburg, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Region Västra Götaland and Chalmers University of Technology.

This year's conference is hosted by the Faculty of Science at the University of Gothenburg. The conference will take place at the Wallenberg Conference Centre.

Programme

9:00-9:20  COFFEE, TEA AND REGISTRATION

9:20-9:30

Welcome

Göran Hilmersson, Dean at the Faculty of science at the University of Gothenburg

What we learned from the Covid-19 pandemic

9:30-10:30

Moderator: Tomas Bergström, Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg

How the Covid-19 pandemic prepared us for next crisis

Lars-Magnus Andersson, Head of Department for infectious diseases at Sahlgrenska University Hospital

How the pandemic changed our ways of working

Tobias Carlson, Head of emergency care development at Sahlgrenska University Hospital

Lessons learned from the pandemic

Anna Karlsson-Bengtsson, Professor of molecular medicine at Chalmers University of Technology

10:30-11:00 COFFEE AND TEA

Antibiotic resistance

11:00-12:00

Moderator: Anne Farewell, Faculty of Science at the University of Gothenburg

Centre for Antibiotic Resistance Research in Gothenburg (CARe): A joint initiative between University of Gothenburg, Chalmers University of Technology,and VRG/Sahlgrenska University Hospital

Michaela Wenzel, Chalmers University of Technology and Joakim Larsson, Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg

 

12:00-13:00 LUNCH

Covid prediction and post-covid rehabilitation

13:00-14:00

Moderator: Anders Hyltander, Sahlgrenska University Hospital

Planning for hospital admissions due to covid-19: a collaboration between Sahlgrenska and the Mathematical Sciences

Philip Gerlee, Faculty of Science at the University of Gothenburg/Chalmers University of Technology and Thomas Brezicka, Sahlgrenska University Hospital

Severe COVID-19 infections and long-term complications: Lessons from Swedish national and regional registers.

Martin Adiels and Annika Rosengren, Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg

Adaptive User-Centered Robotic Rehabilitation

Petter Falkman and Emmanuel Dean, from Chalmers University of Technology and Gunilla Kjellby Wendt from Sahlgrenska University Hospital

14:00-14:30 COFFEE AND TEA

Data-Driven Life Science

14.30-15.15

Introduction and Moderator

Julia Grönros, Research coordinator, Wallenberg Centre for Molecular and Translational Medicine, WCMTM.
Research advisor, Grants and Innovation Office, University of Gothenburg

National support for Data Science in Cell- and Molecular Biology

Sverker Holmgren, director E-commons at Chalmers University of Technology

Advances in nutritional metabolomics and potential precision nutrition biomarker applications

Clemens Wittenbecher, Department of Biology and Biological Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology

Collaboration in research and innovation

15.15-16.30

Moderator: Peter Kelly, Head of Innovation and Technology Physician Group at Sahlgrenska University Hospital

Why should you consider Open Innovation at Astra Zeneca as an opportunity to collaborate?

Izabela Biskup, AstraZeneca

Successful cooperation at Oslo Cancer Cluster

Ketil Widerberg, General Manager of Oslo Cancer Cluster

Panel discussion on Collaboration in research and innovation

• Göran Hilmersson, Dean of The Faculty of Science at University of Gothenburg
• Ann-Marie Wennberg Larkö, Hospital Director at Sahlgrenska University Hospital
• Stefan Bengtsson, President and CEO of Chalmers University of Technology
• Agneta Holmäng, Dean of Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg
• Anders Carlberg,
Head of department R&D and education, regional development, Region Västra Götaland

•  Jan Kilhamn, Head of R&D Healthcare, Region Västra Götaland

Poster session and mingle

16:30-18:00

November 23

8:50-9:00

Welcome back

Gisela Brändén, Vice Dean at the Faculty of Science at the University of Gothenburg

At the cross-section of new technology and health

9:00-10:20

Moderator: Anders Hyltander, Sahlgrenska University Hospital

Benefits of combining orthopaedics & engineering in sports injury prevention

Martin Fagerström, Chalmers University of Technology and
Kristian Samuelsson, Sahlgrenska University Hospital

The use of Light for Deciphering and Controlling Biological Processes

Morten Grötli, Faculty of Science at the University of Gothenburg and Joakim Andreasson, Chalmers University of Technology

Cross-disciplinary research - Quantum algorithms for protein folding

Hanna Linn, Chalmers University of Technology and
Vilma Canfjorden, Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg

BRAPH: Engineering software to improve brain connectivity studies

Joana Pereira, Karolinska Institutet and Giovanni Volpe, Faculty of Science at the University of Gothenburg

10:20-10:45 COFFEE AND TEA

Infrastructures for collaboration

10:45-11:30

Moderator: Justin Schneiderman, Sahlgrenska Academy

SahlBEC Lab: a clinical environment for medtech system , development and collaboration

Justin Schneiderman, Sahlgrenska Academy and Andreas Fhager, Chalmers University of Technology

Sahlgrenska Imaging and Intervention Centre: an infrastructure for R&D

Peter Gjertsson, Sahlgrenska University Hospital

Competence Centre AI at Sahlgrenska University Hospital

Magnus Kjellberg, Head of Competence Centre AI at Sahlgrenska University Hospital

Education for the future

11:30-11:50

Education for the future

Cecilia Hahn Berg, Strategist at Sahlgrenska University Hospital  and Bo Norrman, Senior advisor at Chalmers University of Technology

11:50-12:00

Close up

Gisela Brändén and Bo Norrman