2nd KI Conference on Sustainable Development

From basic science to better health for all 
– making innovations reach those in need.

Welcome to the 2nd KI Conference on Sustainable Development!

When: 17th November 2021
Time: 13.00-18.00, followed by poster session.

  • Increase your knowledge and understanding of the Agenda 2030.

  • Get information and inspiration on how you can address the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in your research activities.

  • Participate in scientific presentations and workshops discussions: the path form basic science discoveries to the treatment of patients, as well as technical solution for health problems

As the world faces biggest challenges today, the United Nations has devised 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to be achieved by 2030 in all countries of the world. The SDGs aim to protect the planet and to ensure health and prosperity for all. KI's commitment is to find solutions for health challenges and to help to achieve the SDGs. The question is how can basic science translate into solutions to address current critical question for humankind?


13.00 - 18.00
Hybrid conference on Sustainable Development


Online: registration will open on the 17th of September 2021.

On campus: Eva & Georg Klein Lecture Hall, Biomedicum, Solnavägen 9, Karolinska Institutet, Campus Solna.

Conference chair: Nina Rawal, PhD, Founder of emerging health ventures. Introduction by Ole Petter Ottersen and Keynote speaker Ulrika Modéer, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). To be confirmed.

    18.00 - 19.30
    Poster session

    A poster session will allow PhD students and postdocs to benchmark their research to the SDGs – an opportunity to network for future research collaborations.

    More information about the poster abstract submission will be available in September 2021.