Young talents – career opportunities beyond academia

With this seminar Master and PhD-students will have the opportunity to create networks outside academia.

Registration from 12:30 PM

For PhD students, postdocs and Master´s students at UiO and NMBU

We have only 100 places for this event so fill out the form at the bottom of the page to make sure you get one of these places.

The seminar consists of three parts:

  • 01:00 PM – 02:30: A short introduction from people working outside of academia, inspirational talks, how they are working and how they got there – see list of speakers below
  • 03:00 PM– 04:30 PM: A speed networking event where students have the opportunity to sit down and talk to companies – the companies will we announced after 15 January 2018
  • 04:30 PM – 05:30 PM: A social event with refreshments where students and companies can mingle

The seminar has been developed in close collaboration with the PhD organizations at UiO and NMBU, UiODoc and SoDoc, as well as the student representative in the UiO:Life Science board.

Programme 01:00 PM – 02:30: A short introduction from people working outside of academia, inspirational talks, how they are working and how they got there – see list of speakers below

Stian Sandø
Sandø is known as the host of the NRK science programme Newton. He is also an entrepreneur and Master student at NTNU.

Chair

Professor Gro Bjørnerud Mo, Pro-Rector, UiO

Professor Solve Sæbø, Pro-Rector, NMBU

Welcome

Dr and MBA Barbara Nelsen
Nelsen is the founder of Nelsen Biomedical. She has extensive experience in moving technology from concept to commercialization, developing business models, implementing business plans, and creating strategic partnerships and market expansion activities. The firm also provide advisory services and domain expertise pro bono to incubators, government agencies and start-up organizations.

Finding Your Fit: Building a Career Beyond Academia

Dr Christine Ellingsen, Research Scientist i Bayer.

She will share her experience from a global pharmaceutical company.

Merete Sandager, Senior Talent Attraction Manager, Copenhagen Capacity

She will talk about the opportunities that they can offer also for Norwegian PhD students, postdocs and Master´s students

Dr Johan Biørnstad, Chief Operating Officer at NABAS.

NABAS is a biotechnology company that produces and isolates polyclonal chicken antibodies (IgY) from the egg yolk of hyperimmune chicken eggs. The product can be used in a range of commercial in vitro diagnostic tests such as pregnancy tests and kidney tests. NABAS is a small company with five employees.

Biørnstad will share his experience from working in this small company.

Theodor Remman, CEO Boneprox

Boneprox has developed at simple test for osteoporosis. 14 December they won the DNB Healthcare Prize 2017. How is it the life of an entrepreneur?

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Published June 23, 2017 12:53 PM - Last modified Dec. 16, 2017 11:25 AM