About the Event 

Bringing together government bodies, academia, NGOs, and forward-thinking life science startups, this event is a collective drive to unlock the immense potential of digitalization. We will dive into profound insights spanning global trends, complex challenges, and groundbreaking breakthroughs in the dynamic realm of life sciences. 

From leveraging the momentum of government initiatives to diving into the innovation-rich environment of private-sector programs, this event empowers individuals and organizations to embrace a digitally-driven future across the life sciences spectrum, fostering international collaboration and vibrant exchanges of ideas and expertise.

Who Should Attend

The event will focus on digitalization challenges and opportunities within life sciences. Thus, we expect to meet area experts, researchers, professionals, and stakeholders from diverse fields within the life sciences domain. Whether you are from academia, industry, healthcare institutions, startups, or government agencies, your participation will contribute to the collective knowledge-sharing and growth.


16:00-16.15 Door opening & welcome coffee

16.15-16.20 Welcome word by Jonas Mažeika | Ambassador of Lithuania in Norway 

16.20-17.00 Keynote speeches: 

  • Insights into Global Digitalization Trends and Challenges within Life Science | Jekaterina Kalinienė | Head of Life-Sciences at Innovation Agency Lithuania
  • Public Funds and Grants: A Path to Digital Transformation | Elisabeth Svanholm Meyer | SVP Division Tourism and Special Assignments | Innovation Norway
  • Unveiling the Potential of Incubators, Accelerators, and Startup Programs in Empowering Innovation | Stefan Petersson | Partner & Management Consultant at Xplorico AS 

17.00-17.50 Panel discussion: Digital Transformation in Life Sciences: Progress, Challenges, Solutions 17.50-18.00 short break

18:00-18.20 Q and A

18:20-20.00  Networking continued: Fusion of Scandinavian and Baltic fine-dining

Event Moderator: Tom O. Kleppestø

Event Partners: Embassy of Lithuania in Norway, Lithuanian Professionals in Oslo (LPO), Lithuanian-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce (LNCC), Association LithuaniaBIO, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania, Ministry of Economy and Innovation of the Republic of Lithuania