Faculty of Medicine

Innovation for students

Are you a student and interested in innovation? On this page you will find relevant information for you who are a student at the University of Bergen.

Eivind Senneset

- STUD-ENT: Up to NOK 1 million in funding for students and recent Master’s degree graduates who have a promising business idea. STUD-ENT funding is to be used to realise the business idea or to carry out crucial activities that will provide the answers to key questions that a customer, industry partner, investor or other public/private funding source wishes to resolve before they contribute to/participate in the project. Activities for which this funding may be used, include:

  • Business development
  • Premarket evaluations
  • Prototype development
  • Technical proof-of-concept activities
  • Technical equipment
  • Advisory services and technical assistance
  • Payroll costs

Deadline is 13 February 2019. If you have any questions or are interested in applying please contact MEDforsk@uib.no.

- Start UiB - a student organization actively working to promote innovation and entrepreneurship in the academic environment in Bergen. 

- Bergen Technology Transfer Office (BTO) for students - BTO is the regional centre of expertise for innovation and commercialisation of research results. The main services BTO offer to student projects are:

  • ACCEL is an intensive innovation programme
  • Facilities and incubation for student projects
  • Help with funding applications

- Internship at BTO - BTO offers internships to 5 – 8 students every academic year. Most interns at BTO work as business analysts. In addition, internships are offered within other fields where needed, e.g. communication, student entrepreneurship and law.