Publishing & Patenting – from research to impact



Session 1 – Marion Solheim (UoB)

Session 2 – Yves Aubert (UoB)
Please feel free to raise questions and comments upon registration or during the seminar (, event code will be provided at the seminar).

Free participation. Food and beverages will be served.

Session 1: Why innovate?
1230-1240:             Opening and UoB’s perspective, Helge Ræder (UoB)
1240-1250:             HUH’s perspective, Marta Ebbing (HUH)
1250-1305:             Innovation – a challenge to academia and the health sector? Sveinung Stensland

(Member of parliament (H) and health policy spokesperson)

1305-1315:             2019 changes in funding – focus on impact, Eirik Fosse (The Norwegian Research Council)

1315-1325:             Tech Transfer Offices – the legal background, Nina Toften (BTO)

1325-1340:             Why protect your ideas?, Philip Webber (Dehns)

1340-1350:             From an investor’s angle, Olav R. Øverland (Oceanview)

1350-1420:             Panel discussion on “Why innovate?”

1420-1450:             Break.

Session 2: How to innovate?
1450-1500:             The process – possibilities and pitfalls, Nina Toften (BTO)

1500-1530:             What can be patented – options to patenting? Philip Webber (Dehns)

1530-1600:             Cases part 1          
1) BerGenBio, Jim B. Lorens (BerGenBio) and Anders Haugland (BTO) 10 mins + 5 mins Q/A
2) TBA, Charalampos Tzoulis (UoB/HUH) 10 mins + 5 mins Q/A

1600-1615:             Break

1615-1645:             Cases part 2
3) 3D Scaffolds, Ahmad Elsebahy (UoB), 10 mins + 5 mins Q/A

4) CLE-test, Thomas Halvorsen (UoB/HUH) and Victoria Isern (BTO) 10 mins + 5 mins Q/A

1645-1715:             Panel discussion on “How to innovate?”

1715-1800:             Mingling, food and beverages.

Due to serving and limited seats, please register early here, and confirm your e-mail address as requested.

This seminar is initiated by the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Bergen (UoB), and supported by UoB, Haukeland University Hospital (HUH), Bergen Teknologioverføring AS (BTO), Biomedical Network and Digital life Norway.