Helene Hellmark Knutsson travels to New York for talks on bilateral cancer research cooperation with US Vice President Joe Biden

Minister for Higher Education and Research Helene Hellmark Knutsson is travelling to New York for discussions with US Vice President Joe Biden about an agreement on bilateral cancer research cooperation between the United States and Sweden.

During her visit to New York, Ms Hellmark Knutsson will also take part in the UN conference 'Coordinating Global Brain Projects' and the launch of the UN's 'International Brain Initiative'.

On Tuesday, Ms Hellmark Knutsson will visit the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and the Sloan Kettering Institute to discuss how cancer research cooperation can be promoted using the cancer research agreement between the US and Sweden.

Ms Hellmark Knutsson will be in New York between 18 and 21 September.

Contact

Kristian Brangenfeldt
Press Secretary to Minister for Higher Education and Research Helene Hellmark Knutsson
Phone (switchboard) +46 8 405 10 00