LIFE SCIENCE

We invest in early-stage companies, founded on innovative research-based technologies within pharma and medtech, with compelling value propositions serving unmet medical needs. We look for well-defined development plans with clear value inflection points, enabling robust returns on investment. 

CLEAN TECH ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY

We invest in leading early stage science and technology based companies with technologies that can make the world a better place and accelerate the transition to a 100% renewable energy system. We look for exceptional entrepreneurs and breakthrough innovations that may have an disruptive impact on industries and markets and create value for individuals, society, industry and investors. 

Sarsia Seed is a Norwegian Seed Capital Fund which invests in Norwegian early phase technology companies within the energy / technology and biotechnology / life science sectors.

Vaccibody announces positive clinical trial results

Vaccibody has announced strong preliminary data from the ongoing VB N-01 phase I/IIa clinical trial of the VB10.NEO neoantigen cancer vaccine. The data is from the first 16 patients assessed for safety after treatment with a VB10.NEO, and the first 14 patients...

Bergenbio’s Bemcentinib meets primary endpoint in first cohort of Phase II NSCLC study in combination with Keytruda®

In a communication during the Annual Meeting of the Society for Immunotherapy BerGen Bio announces that the company’s drug candidate Bemcentinib meets the primary endpoint in first cohort of Phase II NSCLC study in combination with Keytruda®. The primary efficacy...

WindSim and Shanghai Electric Wind Power Group Co. Ltd enter into a strategic cooperation

Sarsia Seed portfolio company WindSim AS enters into a strategic cooperation with leading wind power player Shanghai Electric. WindSim already have 100 customers in China now we have teamed up With #1 in offshore wind in the worlds largest and fastest growing market....

Rallybio acquires Prophylix´ rare disease programs

Prophylix AS has just announced that the company in late June 2019 entered into a definitive agreement with Rallybio, a U.S.-based drug development company. Through the agreement Rallybio acquires two orphan drug programs from Prophylix AS, NAITgam and a follow-on...

SonoClear publishes clinical data

SonoClear publishes clinical data Bergen, May 23, 2019 In a newly published paper in Acta Neurologica the scientists behind the invention of the new acoustic coupling fluid (ACF) for intrasurgical application of ultrasound during neurosurgery publish very promising...

BerGenBio to present new NSCLC and AML clinical data and biomarker data

BerGenBio  to present new NSCLC and AMLclinical data and biomarker data from phase II development programme with selective AXL inhibitor Bemcentinib at ASCO2019 Bergen, May 23, 2019 BerGenBio notes the publication of abstracts relating to new interim clinical and...

SonoCelar secures NOK 10 mill

SonoClear secures MNOK 10 Bergen, May 16, 2019 SonoClear has just secured NOK 10mill (€ 1,1mill) from existing and new investors. The main investors in this round were, Sarsia Seed Fund II, Sintef Venture IV, Co-Founder and Sparebank1 Midt-Norge. The funding will be...

Sarsia Seed Fund II raises NOK 130 mill (€ 14 mill) in second closing.

Sarsia Seed Fund II raises NOK 130 mill (¢ 14 mill) in second closing Bergen, April 23, 2019 This second closing has raised NOK 130 million bringing the total fund capital to just over NOK 430 millioner. KLP and Nysnø are the largest investors in this round. Other...

Vaccibody reports positive results from phase IIa clinical study

Vaccibody reports positive results from phase IIa clinical study Oslo, March 25, 2019 Vaccibody AS today announced positive 12-month results from the phase IIa part of the clinical study VB C-01. This study is a first human dose, open-label, multicenter phase I/IIa...

BerGenBio dispute resolved

BerGenBio dispute resolved February 28. 2019 BerGenBio ASA (OSE:BGBIO) has informed that the six months long arbitration with Rigel regarding the licensing agreement has been resolved. This news and the content of the settlement is very positive for the Bergen based...