Accelerating medical solutions


Congratulations to Simone Spuler for being among the 20 selected outstanding individuals of 700 nominations!

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Within the new NDR Podcast episode, Prof. Schülke presented their drug discovery for mitochondrially inherited Leigh Syndrome (MILS).

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Prof. Surjo Soekadar awarded with two million euros for project on TIMS

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Prof. Surjo Soekadar gave a captivating talk on brain-computer interfaces at re:publica Berlin

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The NeuroCure/SPARK-supported team Myalink (Dr. Sophie Lehnerer and Dr. Maike Stein) presented their project within BERLIN BRAINS: Rare meets Care - how digital medicine opens new perspectives for rare diseases.

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Building on our previous experience with this format, NeuroCure and SPARK-BIH organized a medical Design Thinking workshop in order to support innovational project ideas from the NeuroCure community. The two-day workshop took place in the innovative location ‘Digital Labs’ from the BIH.

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At this year's BioVaria in Munich at the end of April, there was a session for very early start-up…

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A SPARK-BIH funded project on the development of an innovative tumor-specific immunotherapy for the treatment of B-cell lymphomas has successfully been awarded a follow-on BMBF grant for a first-in-human clinical trial.

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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