RFF project workshop

As the application deadline for funding from the Regional research fund of Western Norway (RFF) is approaching, the RFF is organizing a project workshop. The workshop will teach the participants how to write a good application, and give tips and guidance in the process.


Integrated services

METAS has founded a business network together with Biota Guard and OCTIO. The objective is to deliver integrated services to the subsea market, and the cooperation has already proven to be beneficial.

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How to make a project appeal to external investors

External investment in the FORNY projects was the main topic at this year’s FORNY conference in Kristiansand. Several of BTOs business developers and management participated in the conference, getting useful insight into what investors look for when deciding how and when to invest. Both the given lectures and the featured debate reviled important aspects to consider when seeking external funding.

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New treatment for prostate cancer

Bergens Tidende (BT) has published an article featuring Alden Cancer Therapy in relation to their upcoming clinical trial. Every year, 5000 Norwegian men are diagnosed with prostate cancer, and the disease is fatal for 20 percent of them. This fall, Alden Cancer Therapy will start a trial with their cryoimmunotherapy, a method that have fewer side effects and may increase life expectancy as well as increase chance of survival.

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Do you have an exciting research project with innovative potential?

We encourage everyone with an exciting research project or innovative idea to participate in the upcoming idea competition! Fill out a short idea description form, and you might be the winner of BTO & Sparebanken Vest’s Idea Competition 2014. The winner receives 300 000 NOK to the development of the project.

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