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2016 Danish Biotech Conference with Royal Danish Consulate General in New York to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell


ADVISORY, April 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --


The Royal Consulate General of Denmark in New York is hosting a delegation of Danish Biotech companies, as part of an initiative to provide a platform to engage with US partners and investors. During the conference the companies will explore in detail the nature of biotech development in the United States with a specific focus on the regulatory, pricing, and capital market environments. The meeting is made possible with the support of McGuireWoods LLP, BDO USA LLP, Citibank, Trout Group LLC, Novo A/S, and Lundbeckfonden A/S. The conference delegation will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square on Wednesday April 13.

In honor of the occasion, Ambassador Anne Dorte Riggelsen, Consul General of Denmark in New York, and her Senior Life Science Advisor, Megan Dow, Ph.D., will ring the Opening Bell. 


Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio


Wednesday, April 13, 2016 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET  

Royal Danish Consulate General Media Contact:

Ulla Dubgaard

(212) 705-4939

Nasdaq MarketSite:

Emily Pan

(646) 441-5120

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About The Royal Consulate General of Denmark in New York, The Trade Council

The Trade Council is the governmental export and investment promotion organization under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark. The organization comprises all governmental activities designed to promote Danish export and foreign investment in Denmark under one roof.

About The 2016 Danish Biotech Conference in New York

Hosted April 12 and 13 by the Royal Danish Consulate General in New York, through the Trade Council, the conference aims to enhance the relationships between Danish biotech companies and their partners in the US. The Conference is also sponsored by McGuireWoods, LLP, BDO USA LLP, Citibank, Trout Group, Novo A/S, and Lundbeckfonden A/S.

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