PhD-students and Postdocs Information meeting on benefits of
market access and industry co-operation
Inven2* hereby invites all PhD-students and Postdocs to an information meeting on innovationrelated topics. We wish to inspire more innovation-oriented activities among young scientists and
encourage your interest towards commercialization of research and technology. In the information
meeting, you will get presentations on different aspects of an innovation projects like protection of
intellectual property rights, financing, collaboration with industry, etc.
Date: Tuesday 01.03.2016
Time: 16:30 – 19.00 followed by mingling
Place: The lobby of Vilhelm Bjerkenes’ hus
We hope to see you there! Please register
Tentative Agenda:
Registration and refreshments
“How to take ideas from UiO and Helse Sør-Øst to the market?” Jørund Sollid, Inven2
“Strategies for protection of Intellectual Property Rights” NN, Patentstyret
“How does the Research Council support research-based innovation projects?” Renate
Margrete Simonsen, Research Council of Norway
“How does Innovation Norway support start-up companies?” NN, Innovation Norway
“From PhD-student to promising entrepreneur – an example case” NN
“How to create a fruitful collaboration between researchers and industry?” NN
“OsloTech – who are we, and what can we do for you?” Petter Niklasson Hagen, OsloTech
“StartUpLab – who are we, and how can we work together with you?” Kjetil Holmefjord,
Refreshments will be served. All attending PhD-students and Postdocs will participate in the lottery
of an iPad, and more competitions will be announced at the meeting!
In addition to this information meeting, all PhD-students and Postdocs are invited to present their
research for Inven2 in separate meetings. If you sign up, you will participate in the lottery of more
iPads! Read more on how you can participate at
-------* Inven2 is an innovation company owned by UiO and OUS and has the responsibility of business
development and commercialization of innovations from employees at UiO and Helse SørØst.