Our Ongoing Projects & Funding

Several research projects within the field of bone tissue engineering are currently being undertaken by the group. These projects involve both in vitro and in vivo aspects of pre-clinical research. Additionally, clinical trials to test the efficacy of autologous stem cells for jaw bone regeneration are ongoing.

Funding History

Throughout the years our group has consistently received funding from national and international agencies to partner and coordinate large research projects.

  • H2020-SC1-2017 (MAXIBONE, EU project no. 779322, 2018-2021)
  • Research Council of Norway, BEHANDLING (273551), 2018-2022
  • Bergen Research Foundation (BFS2018TMT10), 2018-2022
  • Research Council of Norway, FORNY 2020, 2019-2020
  • Strategic Research Funding, Helse Vest, coordinated by Bergen Stem Cell Consortium 2015-2019
  • Western Norway Regional Health Authority (Helse Vest, project no. 912048. 2016–2018): Regenerating bone defects using stem cells: experimental and clinical studies
  • Research Council of Norway (NORCEL project, project number 228147/O70, 2013–2018): The NORwegian nanoCELlulose Technology Platform
  • International Team for Implantology research grant – in collaboration with the Faculty of Odontology, Malmø University, Sweden (ITI, 2016–2018)
  • FP7-HEALTH-2009 REBORNE – Regenerating Bone Defects using New Biomedical Engineering approaches (EU project nr 241879, 2010–2015)
  • FP7-HEALTH-2009 VascuBone – A Toolbox for Tailor-made Vascularized Bone Implants (EU project nr 242175, 2010–2015)
  • Research Council of Norway, FRIMED (17734/V50, 2007–2010)
  • Research Council of Norway, StemCell (180383/V40, 2007–2010)
  • Western Norway Regional Health Authority (Helse Vest, 2011–2012)
  • Meltzer foundation (2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019)
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