Accelerating medical solutions


Apply until: July 8th 2024

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SPARKee Niels von Wardenburg slams about the SPARK-BIH-funded project "Precision therapy for…

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Our colleagues at SPARK Stanford have published about the SPARK approach in the journal Nature…

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We thank all participants for great ideas, lively discussions and for an inspiring evening.

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We wish you SPARKling holidays and a good start in a successful new year!

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Congratulations to Gabriele Pecher and her team for receiving the price for the best contribution!

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SPARK-BIH greets new teams with a networking event New, current and alumni SPARKees met for the…

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The second edition of "A Practical Guide to Drug Development in Academia: The SPARK Approach“ written by the founders of SPARK in SPARK Stanford Prof. Daria Mochly-Rosen and Prof. Kevin Grimes is published.

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Funding Opportunity

The SPARK-BIH Call 2024 for translational project proposals is open for applications. Application Deadline is on Monday, July 8th at 2:00 PM.

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Our Mission

At SPARK-BIH we seek to accelerate the translation of academic inventions into clinically relevant therapies, diagnostics and medical devices by offering mentoring, funding and education.

SPARK Concept

For inventors

Validate your research findings and translate them into therapies, products or services to help patients.


For mentors & advisors

Share your expertise with our SPARKees and participate in our program as SPARK advisor.

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SPARK-BIH is a member of the SPARK Global network