Oslo Cancer Cluster is a non profit member- and network organization for industry, organizations, research institutions, finance institutions and development actors in the field of cancer R&D. 

Oslo Cancer Cluster wants to include more members from all parts of Norway and abroad. As a member you will  contribute to the vision of Oslo Cancer Cluster: To improve the lives of cancer patients by accelerating the development of new cancer diagnostics and medicines.

Member Benefits

This list states the services provided to members of Oslo Cancer Cluster SA (‘the Cluster’). This information is provided as part of the membership agreement.

International Network:

The Cluster facilitates participation in national and international conferences.

The Cluster’s secretariat prepares themes and programmes for professional meetings and other forums on the basis of input received from cluster members.

The Cluster’s secretariat offers advice and help in establishing direct connections between cluster members and relevant national and international partners.

Wide dissemination of members R&D activities and results:

Member profiles on the Cluster website, with direct links to the members’ own websites.

Logo promotion in national and international forums where the Cluster is represented.

Active showcasing and exposure of participating members at national and international conferences and professional meetings

Active use of the Cluster’s website and social media to distribute research results and other news from members to general public.

Media consulting and pitching news items from cluster members to the media.

Access to the Cluster’s media contacts.

Contribute during each stage of the innovation process: 

If desired manage intellectual property rights to be owned by the member, including filing and prosecution activities relating to patents for an agreed compensation

If desired negotiate and enter into agreements on member’s behalf with development and commercial partners for an agreed compensation

Engage and coordinate professional advisors

Contribute with available capabilities, experiences and large global network to help convert research results and new knowledge into innovations

A politically neutral channel for information about framework conditions of importance to all the members

Meetings with public authorities in order to influence the health authorities to improve the framework conditions for biotechnology, cancer research and the health system in general

Courses and competence-raising measures 

Advice and assistance in the preparation of marketing material, presentation and investor pitches

Advice on business development, marketing plans and strategy plans

Advice and assistance in the preparation of articles, articles and letters to the editor

Please also see the Oslo Cancer Cluster Membership Agreement.