SPARK NEWS around the globe
Innovating together: universities start program to accelerate growth of research-based companies in the health sector
The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment, the University of Helsinki and the University of Tampere launch a development programme with objectives of enhancing the commercialisation abilities of researchers and research-based companies in the health sector and building internationally competitive, growing business in Finland.
On the KU Jeongneung Campus on September 4, 2015 Korea University held the launching ceremony for KU-MAGIC. The program is expected to emerge as a leading global complex in biomedical research, innovation, and commercialization.
In August of 2015 the 1st SPARK International Conference National Taiwan University College of Management, Taipei, Taiwan
Sydney, Australia, 2014
Left to right: Che-Hong Chen (PhD, Senior Scientist, Stanford), Kevin Grimes, Yin-Ku Lin (MD, PhD, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University), Daria Mochly-Rosen
In December of 2013 Daria was invited to speak in Japan at University of Tokyo’s Translational Research Initiative (TRI) Symposium. The Administration plans to launch SPARK Japan in 2014. Learn more about launching a SPARK program at your institution.
Photo Credits: Left to right: Daria, Masuhiro Kato (PhD; Project Professor, Translational Research Initiative, University of Tokyo), Nobuhito Saito (MD; Manager, Translational Research Acceleration Network Program and Vice Director/Head of Education and Research Support, The University of Tokyo Hospital)
Kevin and Daria visited National Taiwan University and National Cheng Kung University to observe the progress of national translational efforts through Supra Incubation Center (SiiC) at their translational conference.