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The Prime Minister mentions BerGenBio in her New Year’s Speech

When the Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg gave her New Year’s speech on the 1st of January she highlighted the importance of personal initiative and the creation of new jobs. She partly dedicated her speech to name people who inspired her in 2016, including BerGenBio and James Lorens.

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We are recruiting!

BTO is reinforcing its team, and in this regard we are now looking for new employees in business development. Are you interested in research based innovation and entrepreneurship? Do you have what we are looking for? Send us an open application!

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Professor Kamal Mustafa flanked by (from left) Anders Haugland (CEO, BTO), Minister of Trade and Industry Monica Mæland (H), Ragnhild Janbu Fresvik (EVP Business, Sparebanken Vest) og Dag Rune Olsen (Rektor, University of Bergen)

Award winning idea can help one million patients annually

This fall, Bergen Teknologioverføring (BTO) and Sparebanken Vest have organized the Idea Competition for the sixth time. This year’s winner was Professor Kamal Mustafa and his research team from the University of Bergen. Their contribution aims to help people in need of bone healing, by using 3D printing to recreate damaged bone fragments.

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Prime minister Erna Solberg met with several startups

BTO invests second round of pre-seed funding

Earlier this year BTO received 6 million NOK in pre-seed funding from Innovation Norway to invest in early phase startups. BTO has now invested 3,5 million NOK into four companies and we have plans for how we will invest the rest of the funding.

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