Registration for 2014 NRI-Conference is open

20 May.2014

The 9th NRI-Conference will focus on research and innovation within the health sector and provide the Nordic health research community with a platform for knowledge sharing and networking. The conference will be held from 12th to 14th of May 2014 in a vicinity of Bergen, Norway. Registration is now open. 

This year’s conference is titled Promoting Health Research and Innovation. During two and a half days the participants will be offered a set of lectures, workshops, and panel discussions led by prominent speakers. The conference, structured around five main themes, aims at bridging the gap between countries, institutions, and specialists in order to develop better services in the health sector. The themes we will focus on are strengthening clinical research in the Nordic region, developing innovation strategies at Nordic institutions, different survival rates for patients in the Nordic countries, IT systems for research support, as well as models for cooperation between universities and university hospitals.

The conference will focus on the following topics:

  • Strengthening clinical research in the Nordic region

  • Developing areas for Nordic cooperation

  • Utilising the power of Nordic biobanks

  • Developing innovation strategies at Nordic institutions

  • Models for cooperation between universities and university hospitals

  • Integrated university hospitals: Developing infrastructure for research and innovation

The program also includes three parallel sessions: IT-systems for research support, Innovation and Early phase studies. Wednesday May 14th is reserved for network meetings. So far, the following networks are planning their network meetings at Solstrand: Nordic Monitor Network, Nordic Nurses Network, Nordic Innovation Network, Nordic Study Sites and Nordic Medicines for Children Research Network. Other Networks are welcome to set up their meetings.

Parallel to the network meetings all university hospital directors and deans of the faculties of medicine in the Nordic region will attend a summit where they will further explore areas for Nordic health cooperation and models for cooperation between universities and university hospitals.



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