The Nordic SPARK programmes attended NLS Days in Copenhagen. This year there were 30 projects and alumni from Denmark, Finland and Norway participating.The SPARKees who attended NLS Days, Vibeke Årskog, Lars Nilsson, Kristin Lunder Klausen, Adam Filipczyk, Mathias Busek, Esmaeil Dorraji, Aleksandra Aizenshtadt, Nicola Pietro Montaldo.
It is of great importance to bring the SPARKees to industry events to give them a chance to expose themselves to the commercial world and to build their own market understanding and networks.
They all utilized the opportunity to extensive networking both through pre-arranged meetings and more spontaneous meetings during the conference.
SPARK Nordics also hosted a fireside chat with the title How a robust Nordic collaboration paves the way for SPARK innovation projects. Norwegian SPARKee Aleksandra Aizenshtadt shared her experience from the programme and view on the importance of Nordic collaboration, together with SPARK Finland 's Laura Koivusalo and SPARK Denmark's Mads Vaarby Sørensen.Fireside chat with (from left) Morten Egeberg, Pasi Sorvisto, Lene Nørby Nielsen, Laura Koivusalo, Mads Vaarby Sørensen and Aleksandra Aizenshtadt.
Investors Farzad Abdi-Dezfuli (Sarsia), Stephan Christgau (Eir Ventures) and Sanne Brun Jensen (BioInnovation Institute) reflected on how the global marked views the Nordic as one and that the Nordic has a good name that is good to build on.