New pricing trends and budget pressures in the Nordic pharmaceutical market


01 Feb 2018


Clarion Hotel Copenhagen Airport
Ellehammersvej 20
2770  Kastrup


Health & Consumers

Event Location


Event Description

For the fourth year running, Rud Pedersen’s dedicated team of healthcare experts are offering a one-day seminar with insights on trends and changes in the Nordic and European healthcare markets to kick off the new year. Read more about our program and speakers below. 1 Feburary 2018 at Clarion Hotel Copenhagen Airport.
Flemming Sonne, CEO of AMGROS, Denmark
Over the last few years Denmark’s reimbursement and introduction system has developed and changed.
We are happy to present Flemming Sonne, CEO of AMGROS, as one of the Key Note Speakers for our seminar, providing insights to the Danish pricing and reimbursement system.
Bente Hayes, Purchase Director for Pharmaceuticals, Norwegian Hospital Procurement Trust
The Norwegian healthcare system is centralizing the procurement of pharmaceuticals and medical devices in the Norwegian Hospital Procurement Trust, a company working with procurement for all the regional health trusts in Norway.
We welcome Bente Hayes, the purchase director of the pharmaceutical division in the Hospital Procurement Trust, as a key note speaker during the day. Hayes will give insights regarding the ongoing changes in the Norwegian system of procurement of pharmaceuticals.
How does the European and Global political trends affect healthcare?
Anne-Grete Strøm-Erichsen and Sten Tolgfors will present an outlook to the trends in society, politics and healthcare. What does it all mean for the Life Science industry?  
Anne-Grete Strøm-Erichsen, Partner, Rud Pedersen
Strøm-Erichsen served as Norwegian Minister of Defence and Minister of Health and Care Services in Jens Stoltenberg’s second government (2005-2013). She was elected to Parliament 2005-2013 for the Labour Party.
In addition to her political positions, Strøm-Erichsen has gained international experience. Strøm-Erichsen is the Vice President of the Norwegian Brain Council.
Sten Tolgfors, Partner, Rud Pedersen
Sten Tolgfors was Swedish Minister for Defence from 2007 to 2012, and before that Minister for Trade from 2006 to 2007. Tolgfors was Member of Parliament, representing the Moderate Party 1994-2013.
Innovation vs. Price. How do we build a sustainable ecosystem in Nordic Healthcare? – What happens 2018 in the Nordic and European markets?
Torsten Lindström, Senior Vice President, Partner and European Healthcare Director, Rud Pedersen Group
Torsten’s expertise is in strategic communication within the political business environment, creating value for all stakeholders at local, national, Nordic and European level. He is an experienced adviser to senior management within companies, trade associations and the public sector, with a clear focus on achieving the client’s objectives.
Indicative program (a lunch break will be included)
9:30       Coffee and registration
10:00     Welcome by Torsten Lindström, Partner, Senior Vice President and European Healthcare Director of the Rud Pedersen Group
Key Note Speech – Flemming Sonne, CEO, AMGROS
Key Note Speech – Bente Hayes, Purchasing director, Norwegian Hospital Procurement Trust, Norway. 
Facilitated by Maja Barfod Hørsving and Ånen Ringard
Outlook to the societal developments in Europe and the World, and how it affects the Life Science industries.  – Anne-Grete Strøm-Erichsen and Sten Tolgfors
Innovation vs. Price. How do we build a sustainable ecosystem in Nordic Healthcare? – What happens 2018? – Torsten Lindström
14:45     Concluding remarks
15:00     Refreshments and mingle
We hope to see you in Copenhagen!!
To get a personal invitation and more information on how to register, please contact or a member of our dedicated healthcare team. 


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