Kick-off SPARK Norway

As the third country in Europe, Norway establishes the innovation programme SPARK based on Stanford SPARK. At this kick-off UiO will showcase the first Norwegian SPARK teams – SPARKees.

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Target groups: Researchers at UiO, affiliated researchers at OUS and Ahus and others who are curious about the SPARK Norway programme.

SPARK Norway is a two-year innovation programme to further develop ideas within health-related life sciences for the benefit of patients and society. Researchers from UiO and affiliated research groups at Oslo University Hospital (OUS) and Akershus University Hospital (Ahus) can apply UiO:Life Science to be included in the programme.





Presentations of Norwegian SPARKees

The first Norwegian SPARKees were admitted through a pilot phase in the end of 2017. The application deadline for the first open call was 15 December 2017. Projects from both the pilot phase and the open call will be presented at this kick-off.

You will also meet

Professor Per Morten Sandset, Vice Rector Research and Innovation, UiO


Dr. Kristin Vinje, Vice Dean Innovation, the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, UiO


Professor Craig Garner, founder and director of SPARK Berlin, the first SPARK site in Europe, and former Standford SPARKee

The SPARK concept

Dr. Morten Egeberg, administrative leader of UiO:Life Science and founder of SPARK Norway

The plans for SPARK Norway




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Published June 23, 2017 11:37 AM - Last modified Jan. 9, 2018 12:10 PM