Investing in health and environment
The main event of Oslo Life Science 2018 where we showcase our best research and let international speakers give us new insight in how to increase value creation from basic research. What are the government’s expectations for the life science community in the Oslo region?
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Target groups: researchers, students, bureaucrats, businesspeople, investors and politicians.
You will meet
Professor Svein Stølen, Rector of the University of Oslo
Knowledge in use – science, collaboration and impact
What does the government expect from the life science community in the Oslo region?
This autumn the minister of research and education announced that the starting grant for the planned life science building at UiO would be on the 2018 national budget. He stated that the government has great expectations about what this building will mean for Norway.
Founder of Nelsen Biomedical. Nelsen has extensive experience in moving technology from concept to commercialization, developing business models, implementing business plans, and creating strategic partnerships and market expansion activities. She has been an investor and a scientific investigator and has worked in the industry in both research and development and in business development.
How novel technologies move from the institute to the market
Professor Craig Garner, founder and director of SPARK Berlin, the first SPARK site in Europe, and former Standford SPARKee
The SPARK concept to enhance innovation in Europe and worldwide
Gunnveig Grødeland, researcher Institute of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, UiO and one of the first five Norwegian SPARKees
How can SPARK Norway help take our idea to the market?
Professor P. Wenzel Geissler, Department of Social Anthropology, Faculty of Social Sciences, UiO
Professor Katrine Borgå, Department of Biosciences, The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, UiO
Researcher Irep Gözen, Centre for Molecular Medicine Norway (NCMM), Faculty of Medicine and Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, UiO
Researcher, Gry Oftedal, Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Arts and Ideas, Faculty of Humanities, UiO
Professor II, Arne Klungland, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Clinic for Laboratory Medicine (KLM), Oslo University Hospital(OUS)
Associate Professor Shuo-Wang Qiao, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, UiO
Associate Professor Steven Wilson, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, UiO
Professor Anne Danielsen, Director RITMO, Department of Musicology, Faculty of Humanities, UiO
Associate Professor Alexander Refsum Jensenius, Deputy Director RITMO, Department of Musicology, Faculty of Humanities, UiO
Tarje Bergdahl, Head Medical Affairs, Novartis
CAR-T: Bench to bedside to factory
Professor Mari Sundli Tveit, Rector of the Norwegian University of Life Science(NMBU)
Investing in a sustainable future
Assistant Professor of Ecology, Evolutionary Biology & Public Affairs, C. Jessica E. Metcalf, Princeton University, US
Disease modelling and demography (tentative title)
Bjørn Erikstein, CEO Oslo University Hospital
Strengthening clinical research in Oslo University Hospital
A campus strategy for Oslo
Professor Finn-Eirik Johansen, chairperson of the UiO:Life Science board