BioVaria is the leading biopharmaceutical showcasing event featuring top inventions emerging from public research institutions and universities all over Europe. BTO is one of the contributors.
This week the Vice Mayor for Business Development in Bergen Kommune, Helge Stormoen (FrP), visited BTO, Nyskapingsparken and Connect Vest. He heard from all three institutions and he also met several of the entrepreneurs.
Every year, several children get severe burns in the palm of their hands. Haukeland University hospital is now working to prevent scald and burn injuries among children, and this week they held a workshop to generate new initiatives.
Last week, fish farming in closed facilities was one of the new areas that received a dedicated Centre for Research-based Innovation (SFI). Nofima, a BTO partner, will guide the work of the SFI centre, which will be named CtrlAQUA.
This fall, BTO and Sparebanken Vest organised the idea competition for the fifth time. This year’s winner of the 300,000 NOK reward money was Professor Bodil Holst with an idea to verify a new method for mask-based lithography.