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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Pittman with the award.

Professor in biology receives prestigious innovation prize

Karin Pittman and her company Quantidoc have received the Global Aquaculture Innovation & Leadership Award for their method to monitor the slime barrier on fish. BTO has contributed to the establishment and development of Quantidoc.

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Diffuse picture of people talking, with the GEW-logo on top.

See you at Global Entrepreneurship Week!

In November the Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) is celebrated all over the world, including Bergen. BTO is responsible for hosting the event in Bergen together with other institutions, and this year one of the main goals is to highlight entrepreneurship in big established companies.

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