Accelerating medical solutions


Join our online SPARK-BIH call info session if you have any open questions.

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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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Two SPARK-BIH funded teams network with investors and the life science industry at the international JPM BIO Partnering Event.

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Dr. Angelika Vlachou, Principal at High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF), supported 25 translational SPARK project teams with a dedicated hands-on Pitch Training Workshop.

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SPARK-BIH and NeuroCure organized a second Design Thinking workshop.

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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