Collages Oslo Life Science 2019

  • Feb. 26, 2019

    We highlighted inspiring examples on collaboration between academia and industry that have benefitted patients and society. How can we learn from these examples while building the health industry in Oslo and Norway? The Minister of Health Bent Høie presented the new white paper on health industry.

    Watch videos and see pictures from the event.

    Organizers: UiO:Life Science, Oslo Cancer Cluster, Norway Health Tech and LMI

    Sponsor: The Research Council of Norway

  • Feb. 26, 2019

    Climate change and solutions to global problems related to health and environment. 

    Watch videos and see pictures from the event (in Norwegian).

    Organizers: UiO:Life Science and Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)

    Sponsor: The Research Council of Norway

  • Feb. 26, 2019

    At this seminar PhD students, postdocs and Master´s students in life sciences at UiO and NMBU had the opportunity to create networks outside academia.  

    Watch videos and see pictures from the event.

    Organizers: UiO:Life Science, Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU), UiODoc, SoDoc, The Career Services at the University of Oslo and The Careers Centre at NMBU

    Sponsor: The Research Council of Norway

  • Feb. 26, 2019

    UiO:Life Science, the Norwegian Biotechnology Advisory Board and Creaza launched a new digital universe for secondary schools. The project has received funding from the Research Council of Norway.

    The launch took place at Ris skole.

    Read about the launch in Uniforum (in Norwegian).

  • Feb. 26, 2019

    What is the future development of Cancer Precision Medicine and how can the field move to implementation in clinical trials and next in clinical practice?

    See the programme.

    Organizers: The UiO:Life Science convergence environment Personalized Cancer Therapy (PerCaThe), UiO:Life Science and Oslo University Hospital (OUS)

  • Feb. 26, 2019

    LMI and partners welcomed you to join this day with presentations and discussions from the Norwegian life science ecosystem and industry leaders from Global Pharma.

    See the programme (pdf).

  • Feb. 26, 2019

    How much will we sacrifice for knowledge? When is it okay, and when is it not ok to use animals in research?

    See the programme (in Norwegian).

  • Feb. 26, 2019

    The symposium brought together leading Nordic scientists to discuss the latest developments of Organ on a Chip-technology. 

    See the programme.

    Organizers: The convergence environment Organ on a chip and the Hybrid Technology Hub Center of Excellence, UiO:Life Science and Oslo University Hospital (OUS)

  • Feb. 26, 2019

    The workshop brought together researchers from different disciplines within the life sciences, with an overarching theme of immunology in a comparative perspective, primarily between fish and humans. The workshop also included perspectives from the social sciences, with a focus on Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) in life science research practices. 

    See the programme.

    Organizers: The convergence environment Comparative immunology of fish and humans (COMPARE).

  • Feb. 26, 2019

    Topic this year: Darwin finches.

    See the programme.

    Organizer: CEES - Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis, UiO

  • Feb. 26, 2019

    For the second time the Biotechnology Day was part of the Oslo Life Science Conference. What were the most important biotechnology debates in 2018? What will be important this year?

    The UiO:Life Science convergence environment Epigenetics and bioethics of human embryonic development with Arne Klungland, Péter Fedorcák and Birgit Kvernflaten from UiO and Oslo University Hospital was part of the programme.

    Watch video from event day (in Norwegian).

    See the programme (in Norwegian).

  • Feb. 26, 2019

    Refreshments and mingling in Oslo City Hall for all participants of the conference. The Governing Mayor of Oslo, Raymond Johansen, was our host for the evening.

  • Feb. 26, 2019

    For the second time we invited the citizens of Oslo to a light event with glimpses of life sciences at several faculties at UiO and amazing ice sculptures of viruses. More than 3000 people attended the event. The ice sculptures are made by Elisabeth Kristensen and Dave Ruane.

    See more pictures.

    Watch interview with virus researcher Gunnveig Grødeland on Østlandssendingen.

  • Feb. 26, 2019

    Exciting things happened also before the official conference programme.

    On 11 February before the main event, UiO and Bayer signed an intentional agreement on student innovation and career development.

    Read more about the contract (in Norwegian).

  • Feb. 26, 2019

    Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Minister of Research and Higher Education Iselin Nybø visited UiO and building contractor Statsbygg 8 February to cut first sod for the new life science building at UiO. 

    Read about the ceremony (in Norwegian).

    Watch video from the ceremony (in Norwegian).

    Read more about the life science building in Norwegian or English.