We are Synapse. Our goal
is to bridge the gap between academia and industry.

WHO ARE WE?

Synapse - Life Science Connect is a student-driven, non-profit organization in the Copenhagen Area that creates events, workshops, and networking opportunities for students and young professionals with an interest in pursuing careers in the life science environment.

We are a thriving organization consisting of a group of dedicated volunteers based at the University of Copenhagen (UCPH) and the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) that strive to bridge the gap between the university bioscience community and the life science industries.

 

THE SYNAPSE MISSION

To bridge the gap between academia and the life science industry for a more fluent transition from student to professional.

 

CONNECTING ACADEMIA WITH INDUSTRY

Synapse - Life Science Connect is an event platform as well as a forum for students and young professionals within the life science programs. We are dedicated in providing members of the Synapse Network with resources, networking opportunities, and workshops to become prepared and informed about future career opportunities. We encourage all students with a desire in developing themselves and meeting like-minded individuals to become part of the Synapse Network.

Synapse works in close collaboration with several university institutions and industry partners to help boost the career potentials of our members, enabling them to offer significant cross-disciplinary contributions and network to life science industries in Denmark and abroad.

 

 WE PROACTIVELY WORK ON

  • Inspiring: Through knowledge sharing from academic and industry speakers
  • Developing: Essential life science, project management and business skills
  • Connecting: The Synapse Network and industry professionals

 

OUR EVENTS INCLUDE

  • BioBusiness Summer School 
  • Copenhagen Life Science Summit 
  • Synapse Connect UK 
  • Headhunting events and job opportunities 
  • Company visits
  • Lecture sessions
  • Workshops

You can check our event calender HERE.

 

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Dansk-svensk studenterforening modtager life science pris
News Øresund

Dansk-svensk studenterforening modtager life science pris

Rekrutteringsvirksomhed inden for life science-branchen hædrer dansk-svensk studenterforening med pris for at inspirere unge til en karrierevej i medicinal- og sundhedsindustrien.
SYNAPSE RECEIVES ALBRIGHT’S LIFE SCIENCE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD 2020
Albright Partners A/S

SYNAPSE RECEIVES ALBRIGHT’S LIFE SCIENCE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD 2020

Synapse is the recipient of the “Life Science Achievement Prize 2020” from Albright Partners. The prize has been awarded based on Synapse’s ability to bridge the gap between academia and the Life Science industry through inspiring and collaborative initiatives that bring together students and life science professionals, companies, and organizations.
Dansk studenterforening udvider til Lund for at hjælpe life science-studerende
News Øresund

Dansk studenterforening udvider til Lund for at hjælpe life science-studerende

Studerende på life science-uddannelser i Lund skal have nemmere ved at komme i kontakt med regionens mange biotekselskaber, lægemiddelsfirmaer og andre life science-virksomheder. Derfor har en dansk studenterforening etableret en afdeling i universitetsbyen efter flere års gode erfaringer i Københavnsområdet.
Studenterforening får 732.000 kr af Novo Nordisk Fonden: “Det betyder utrolig meget”
MedWatch

Studenterforening får 732.000 kr af Novo Nordisk Fonden: “Det betyder utrolig meget”

Synapse, en studenterforening som afholder arrangementer om life science-industrien på naturvidenskabelige uddannelser, har fået 732.000 kr. fra Novo Nordisk Fonden. Foreningens formand jubler.
Novo Nordisk Foundation awards DKK 732,000 to help bridge the gap between education and business
Novo Nordisk Fonden

Novo Nordisk Foundation awards DKK 732,000 to help bridge the gap between education and business

The organization’s mission is to bridge the gap between academia and life science companies through networking activities in which both students and representatives from the business community participate. The activities are wide ranging – from evening meetings to summer schools, international seminars , workshops, a long-term mentor programme, an online newsletter and a printed magazine.
Synapse modtager årets studiemiljøpris
University of Copenhagen

Synapse modtager årets studiemiljøpris

Studiemiljøpris går i år til studenterorganisationen Synapse, der arrangerer sommerkurser, studierejser og konferencer med det formål at mindske afstanden mellem uddannelse og praksis i erhvervslivet på Life-scienceområdet.