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Fundraising: How to collect 100 millions for research in three years

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Veröffentlicht am Montag, den 12. Mai 2014

The association “Les Amis de l’Université du Luxembourg” is pleased to invite to a lecture on “Strategies for external funding - Experiences from Stockholm”, held by Dr Mikael Horal, Karolinska Institute, Sweden, on Wednesday, 14 May 2014 at 5.30 p.m. The lecture will include an introduction by Prof. Dr Rolf Tarrach, president of the University of Luxembourg, and final remarks by Tonika Hirdman, Managing Director, Fondation de Luxembourg.

Mikael Horal is Director of Karolinska Institutet’s Development Office. He is a medical doctor with a clinical background in pediatrics and a Karolinska Institutet alumnus.

During the last decade, Mikael has been active in finance and venture capital. From 2000-2004, he was a Managing Director at Investor Growth Capital, a subsidiary of Investor AB, with a focus on Life Science investments. Mikael Horal has been responsible for Karolinska Institutet´s first fundraising campaign ever, “Breakthroughs for Life”, which raised in excess of one billion SEK, making it one of the most successful fundraising campaigns in Europe (excluding UK) for higher education.

Karolinska Institutet is one of the world´s leading medical universities, dedicated to the improvement of human health through research and education. Karolinska Institutet accounts for over 40 per cent of the medical academic research conducted in Sweden and offers the country´s broadest range of education in medicine and health sciences.

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The conference will take place on Wednesday, 14 May 2014 at 5.30 p.m. in Bâtiment des sciences, Room BS 0.04 on Campus Limpertsberg, 162a, avenue de la Faïencerie, L-1511 Luxembourg.
Please register by sending an email to Monique Gaasch.

To learn more, visit the Amis de l'Université and the Fondation de Luxembourg.