Oslo Life Science 2018

12–15 February 2018 – Investing in Health and Environment

The 3rd conference hosted by UiO:Life Science for all of you who are interested in research, education, innovation, business and politics in life sciences. The main event takes place in the university aula in the afternoon 13 February followed by a reception in Oslo City Hall. 

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12 February

Darwin Day 2018

  • 10:15 AM–02:20 PM
  • Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus, Blindern, UiO
  • for everybody interested in science and history
  • host: Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis (CEES), UiO

13 February

Kick-off SPARK Norway

  • 09:00 AM –12:00 PM
  • Professorboligen, UiO City Centre
  • for researchers at UiO 
  • host: UiO:Life Science

Investing in health and environment

  • main event with perspectives from academia, businesses and politics
  • 12:30 PM–04:30 PM
  • the University Aula, UiO
  • hosts: UiO:Life Science in collaboration with all organizers, see logos below


  • 04:30 PM:–06:30 PM
  • Oslo city hall
  • for all conference attendees
  • host: the City of Oslo

14 February

Partnership for Life

  • 10:00 AM–05:00 PM
  • Latter, Aker Brygge
  • the partnering day for businesses and academia 
  • hosts: LMI and their partners

Young talents

  • 01:00 PM–05:00 AM
  • Professorboligen, UiO City Centre
  • for students at UiO and NMBU
  • Hosts: UiO:Life Science and NMBU


  • In Norwegian
  • Host: The Norwegian Biotechnology Advisory Board

15 February

Sustainable food

  • 09:00 AM–12:00 PM
  • NMBU, Adamstuen
  • mainly for researchers at NMBU and UiO
  • Hosts: UiO:Life Science and NMBU

Convergence in medicine

  • 01:00 PM–05:00 PM
  • UiO or OUS
  • mainly for researchers at OUS and UiO
  • Hosts: UiO:Life Science and OUS

For the 2018 conference the university is collaborating with the Norwegian University of Life Science (NMBU), Oslo University Hospital (OUS), the Association of the Pharmaceutical Industry in Norway (LMI), the Norwegian Biotechnology Advisory Board, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis (CEES) at UiO and the City of Oslo.

Logos organizers