Tisdag 13:15 - 14:40 EU - eHälsa och digitalisering
Merike Leego, MBA, MSc, is Innovation Manager in EIT Health Scandinavia, the European Commission funded network that promotes innovation in health sector and brings together stakeholders to implement close-to-market-ideas into everyday healthcare via supporting its financial instruments. She is also coordinator of program RABBIT (https://www.eithealth.eu/rabbit) that stands for improving access of biobanks and quality registries to industry and academia within EIT Health network. Merike Leego has extensive experience in coordinating research projects funded by the European Commission, NIH and the Estonian Research Council at her previous position in University of Tartu/Estonian national biobank. She has been actively involved in activities of BBMRI-ERIC Estonia and coordinated FP7 funded project BBMRI-LPC activities in Estonia. She has held position of Marketing Manager and Intellectual Property Manager in several biotech companies in Estonia. She also reads lecture on bio-entrepreneurship at University of Tartu.