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Newsletter UiO:Life Science February 2018

Don´t miss Oslo Life Science next week
– register today!

Everything is ready for the most important life science conference of the year. Events hosted by UiO:Life Science where it is still possible to register:

Check out the conference programme on
All events are free, but registration is required.

Blog and life science magazine (in Norwegian)

Read rector Svein Stølen´s blog about the conference and how we are building the Oslo Life Science City.

He has also written about the conference in the life science magazine that is published this week. In the magazine you can also read about our new innovation programme SPARK Norway and other life science actors at and outside UiO. Read the magazine (pdf).

Building news (in Norwegian)

The life science building at UiO is realized

The Ministry of Education and Research has assigned Statsbygg the task to build the 66,000 square meter life science building at UiO. Now, Statsbygg, employees and students start planning the construction project in detail. Read about the buidling.

Funding news

Innovation at UiO: Six teams ready for SPARK Norway

Six new teams have been admitted to UiO´s innovation programme SPARK Norway. They will develop their ideas within health-related life sciences for the benefit of patients and society.

Contribute with a project for student summer stipends – deadline 15 February

Academic employees with a PhD at UiO, OUS or Ahus are invited to submit at project to apply for a student. 



FRIPRO Toppforsk for three medical projects at UiO

Karl-Johan Malmberg, Hua Hu and Tor Erik Rusten are the leaders for the three medical projects receiving funding. Malmberg and the University of Oslo received a visit from the new Minister of Research and Higher Education.




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By Norunn K. Torheim
Published Feb. 7, 2018 10:57 AM - Last modified Feb. 7, 2020 4:59 PM