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Innovation conference

The University of Iceland School of Health Sciences is hosting their third conference on innovation on Friday 17 November in Veröld - Vigdís' house. You are invited to participate!

The conference is for everyone, within or outside of the UI, who wants to present a project or an idea on innovation in health sciences.

Innovation may be new solutions and ideas in progress, new products, new methods and ways of service, diagnosis and treatment. The projects must be useful for society and/or business or lead to added value and benefits.

To participate you must submit a 200-word abstract before midnight on 10 October 2017. More on abstracts.

Participation is free of charge but everyone must register, including authors and co-authors planning to attend. Registration.


The conference is organized by the School of Health Sciences office in collaboration with the schools science committee.
Administration on behalf of the School of Health Sciences office:
Katrín Björg Jónasdóttir, marketing and web manager
Tel: 525-5424 email: kbj@hi.is
Margrét Björnsdóttir, research manager
Tel: 525-4835 email: margrebe@hi.is
Sæunn Gísladóttir, project manager
Tel: 525-4866 email: saeunng@hi.is
Members of the science committee:

Einar S. Björnsson,  prófessor við Læknadeild og formaður
Elín S. Ólafsdóttir, prófessor við Lyfjafræðideild og varaformaður
Erla K. Svavarsdóttir, prófessor við Hjúkrunarfræðideild
Heiða María Sigurðardóttir, lektor við Sálfræðideild
Inga B. Árnadóttir, prófessor við Tannlæknadeild
María Guðjónsdóttir, dósent við Matvæla- og næringarfræðideild

Previous conference

The conference on innovation in health sciences was last held in november 2015. The programme included presentations on 30 diverse innovation projects in four sessions. Illugi Gunnarsson, the minister on education, science and gave an opening speech and Tatjana Latinovic, vice president of intellectual property at Össur gave the key note lecture. 
Scientists from all Faculties of the School of Health sciences have presented their work in the conference. People from other institutions and companies also participated, for example from the UI School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, UI The Science Institute, Reykjavik University, Iceland Academy of the Arts, Landspitali, Icelandic Blood Bank and Össur.
Þú ert að nota: brimir.rhi.hi.is