Baltic Sea Venture Final - Jan 26th, Denmark

The Baltic Sea Venture Final, a competition for the most promising companies in the areas of Øresund, Hamburg and Helsinki,  is being organised by the Baltic Sea Knowledge Region and Venture Cup in Southern Sweden and Denmark.

The event is divided in two parts. First, the participating companies are presenting in front of a Jury in a closed session. Second, presentations of Baltic Sea Knowledge Region and ‘Early stage finance situation in Øresund, Helsinki and Hamburg’ will be given by interesting speakers followed by roundtable discussions. At the end prizes will be given out followed by a networking buffet.

Afternoon Programme
16.00 – 16.10 Welcome
 Chairman of Øresund Science Region, Göran Bexell
 Moderator, Peter Höjerback, CEO Øresund IT Academy

16.10 – 16.25 Baltic Sea Knowledge Region
 Monica Schofield, Head EU Office Tutech Innovation

16.25 – 17.25 Early stage finance in Øresund, Helsinki and Hamburg
Øresund, Jørgen Thorball – VP Business Development Novozymes
Helsinki, Tatu Laurila – Deputy Managing Director, Culminatum Ltd Oy
Hamburg, Helmut Thamer - CEO Tutech Innovation

17.25 – 18.15 Roundtable discussions
 “Improving access to early stage finance”
 Lessons to be learned and recommendations

18.15 – 18.45 Presentation of roundtable findings and concluding remarks

18.45 – 20.00 Prize ceremony and buffet

Adresse:
University of Copenhagen
Njalsgade 126 – 128, building 23 (see enclosed map)
Place of presentations and roundtable: Auditorium 23.0.49
Prize ceremony and buffet:  The Mosaic 

Please note that the number of seats are limited, so please register by sending an email to: trl@oresund.university.dk or call at +45 35 32 28 49 no later than January 23, 2006 in order to confirm your participation.

For more information about Baltic Sea Knowledge Region and Venture Cup
www.bskr.org  www.venturecup.org