An initiative by the "Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung" (BMBF) together with the "Nationale Dekade gegen Krebs". Submission deadline: 27.04.2021.Read more
Dr. Panagiotis Fikatas, Senior Surgeon at Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, invented a surgical device using a knot technology for minimally invasive surgery. Early prototyping and development work was significantly supported by the SPARK-BIH program with the Validation Fund and funds from the Stiftung Charité.
The studies of Prof. Peter Kühnen on normalizing body weight was funded by the SPARK-BIH / Validation Fund program. He has now been awarded the Paul-Martini-Prize 2020. Read more
The third call for translational project proposals in the Validation Fund / SPARK-BIH program was again a success. 9 Teams convinced the jury and were selected to take part in the SPARK-BIH program.
Several teams from the field of Neuroscience applied to the first NeuroCure / SPARK-BIH Call for translational proposals. The NeuroCure board approved the funding of 4 teams that have entered the SPARK-BIH mentoring program in Fall 2020.Read more
September sees three additional projects selected for funding and mentorship as part of the Inventors for Health (I4H) program. Onboarding and validation of these potentially practice-changing projects begins now and will become part of the SPARK-BIH program. Read more