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  • Call for SPARK projects – application deadline 15 December 2017 Nov. 2, 2017 8:13 AM

    Are you a scientist working on health-related topics in the life science domain? Do you have an idea for a new solution or technology with innovation potential, but need help to take the next steps? Why not let the new two-year SPARK Norway programme at UiO help you!



  • oslo_life_science_300 Darwin Day 2018: Ecology and evolution of infectious diseases Feb. 12, 2018 10:15 AM

    Welcome to the annual Darwin Day celebration at the university of Oslo. This open event is for everybody interested in science and history.

  • oslo_life_science_300 Kick-off SPARK Norway Feb. 13, 2018 9:00 AM

    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 – that have been selected through an application process.


  • logo_spark_norway First call for UiO's new innovation programme SPARK Norway Nov. 2, 2017 8:39 AM

    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 OUS or Ahus can apply UiO:Life Science to be included in the programme.

  • nobel_shinya_yamanaka_lecture_660 Videos and pictures from the Nobel event on stem cells Sep. 18, 2017 10:09 AM

    We had a full house when Shinya Yamanaka, 2012 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine, visited Oslo on September 6. He gave a lecture about a new era of medicine with induced pluripotent stem cells – iPS cells – and participated in a panel discussion on implications of stem cell therapy for patients and society. Watch the videos and see pictures from the events.

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