NLSDays Fireside chat with SPARK

How can academic discoveries be advanced to a commercial setting more efficiently? How can the university – industry bridge be strengthened and how can investors engage to advance the growing portfolio of investment opportunities emerging from the Nordic SPARK initiative?

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Esmaeil Dorraji and Maria Vistnes will participate in the fireside chat. Photos: Jarli&Jordan/University of Oslo.

Welcome to a session where the Directors of the Nordic SPARK Programmes will discuss these questions with academic innovators, called SPARKees, investors and mentors.

Two SPARKees from UiO:Life Science's innovation programme SPARK Norway are among the panelists:

  • Esmaeil Dorraji: CAR-T for p95HER2-positive breast cancer patients resistant to antibody treatments targeting HER2
  • Maria Vistnes: Novel treatment for heart failure

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SPARK Norway, SPARK Finland and SPARK Denmark
Published Aug. 30, 2022 2:44 PM - Last modified Aug. 30, 2022 2:44 PM