Life science regions in Sweden Over 750 life science companies in Stockholm-Uppsala 60 life science companies in Stockholm-Uppsalas business incubators Rest of Sweden 4% Göteborg 17% Malmö/Lund 20% Stockholm/ Uppsala 54% Umeå 3% Source: VINNOVA and Stockholm-Uppsala Life Science
Stockholm-Uppsala A dense life science region 3 million inhabitants 26 % with a university degree 750 life science companies with a workforce of over 23 000 7 universities 6 000 persons active in academic life science research 3 university hospitals GRP/capita 49 000 USD
Stockholm-Uppsala participates in 28% of the 680 life science projects within the EUs framework 6 program. RegionProjectsProportion Paris 337 50% London 254 37% Stockholm-Uppsala 189 28% Medicon Valley 162 24% Milano / Turino 159 23% München 156 23% Heidelberg 135 20% Madrid 117 17% Rom 111 16% Barcelona 104 15% Source: EuroBiotechNews (2009) 8 (3-4) 10 Stockholm-Uppsala
Universities and University Hospitals Large Companies Regulatory authorities and expert bodies
Uppsala has been described as the worlds most biotech- concentrated city.
Biotech strip (Dag Hammarskjölds väg) Linnæus Center for Bioinformatics Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Ångström Laboratory material sciences, physics, energy, MEMS Center for Mathematics and Information Technology Uppsala Genetics Center plant biology and forest genetics Veterinary Medicine Center University Hospital clinical research, clinical trials Uppsala Clinical Research Center Uppsala BIO SVA National Veterinary Institute Rudbeck Laboratory molecular genetics and medicine MPA Medical Products Agency BMC ICM, chemistry, pharmacology, surface biotechnology, bioinformatics EBC ecology, genetics, organismal biology
World-Class BIO Research Biology/Biotech/Bioinf/Biomed finds its strength in breadth and interdisciplinarity. A recent comprehensive research assessment graded 50 research groups as world leading and 100 groups of high international standard – several of these were within Biology and related fields. BIO in Uppsala was awarded a CHE excellence ranking 2010. Several large strategic, long-term research grants have in recent years gone to Biology and related interdisciplinary areas.
Fields for the Future Genomics and proteomics Drug research Neuroscience, cognition and behaviour Sythetic biology … etc.
Uppsala RNA Research Centre (URRC) Centres of excellence and major strategic ventures Uppsala Centre for Evolution and Genomics (UCEG) Science for Life Laboratory - Uppsala Cancer U-CAN Developing new antibiotics Lakes & climate change Structure determination Human Protein Atlas
Research turned into innovations and growth Source : CIND, 2011. Turnover for 2010: 1 USD = 7 SEK IgE Phadia 301 MUSD Dextran Pharmacia Biotech Amersham Biosciences GE Healthcare 1004 MUSD Solvay Pharma (NeoPharma) Electrophoresis Function of Hyaluronic acid 2000 Duodopa 19601940 Personal Chemistry Microwave synthesis Pyrosequencing SPR Biosensors Biacore (Part of GE Healthcare) Q-Med 128 MUSDBiotage 39 MUSD 1980 AMO Uppsala 76 MUSD Heparin Fragmin Padlock Probes Olink 3.8 MUSD Neuropeptides effect on ocular blood flow Xalatan ModPro 0.1 MUSD Synthetic protein binders
Nurturing innovations Support / bridging partners in Uppsala: STUNS Uppsala Innovation Centre Uppsala BIO Innovation Akademiska Energihuset Drivhuset UU Innovation UU Holding SLU Holding
4 684 employees in Uppsalas 249 life science companies 29 life science companies in the incubator Uppsala Innovation Centre
Tools for Life Science Employees: Approx. 1,500 in privately- owned industries in Uppsala Speciality: Drug discovery systems, medical diagnostics, protein separations
Pharmaceuticals and biomedical devices Employees: Approx. 1,800 in privately-owned industries in Uppsala Speciality: Improved drug delivery is a strong niche
Diagnostics Employees: Approx. 600 in privately-owned industries in Uppsala Speciality: Both human and veterinary applications
Life science industry Development in Uppsala 2003 – 2010 Number of Companies 249 (+74 %) Private employees 4 684 (+15 %) Turnover, bn SEK 17,6 (+84 %) Exports 96 % Photo: Markus Marctic
Almost every 5 th Uppsala job is in life sciences Industry 1) 4 682 University Hospital 2) 8 200 Academic Research 3) 2 400 National Agencies 4) 1 387 Dedicated Service Suppliers 5) 300 Total 16 969 or 19 % of all jobs in Uppsala 1)CIND, 2011 2)Uppsala University Hospital 3)CIND, University Indicators, 2007. Data from 2005 4)Uppsala BIO, Insamlade resultet.xls 5)CIND, 2009:2
Uppsalas largest employers are in life sciences Employer20072008 City of Uppsala11 55711 556 County Council11 34311 545 Uppsala University5 500 Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences1 9582 090 GE Healthcare Life Sciences AB1 200 Police authority680704 Air Force base700 Fresenius Kabi AB723700 Medical Products Agency496543 Apoteket400500 Gamla Uppsala Buss AB471478 Posten450 Phadia AB440420 NCC Construction AB400 Q-Med AB480400 National Veterinary Agency400 Church of Sweden343322 National Food Administration330320
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