He is currently involve in various EU and national funded research project on bone graft material, tomography imaging, dental implant debridement and biomimetic proteins.
Recent award grants
EU funded projects (on-going)
BiomatDB, A HORIZON 2020 funded project the call "A Digitised, Resource-Efficient And Resilient Industry"
MgSafe Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action (MSCA) European Training Network
IPOsteo, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action (MSCA) European Training Network
Excite, H2020-INFRAIA-2020-1 European research infrastructures
EggShell, EEA Norway-Iceland Grants
23 different Norwegian Research Council projects
Complete list of projects financed by the Norwegian Research Council
- 5th and 6th semester Biomaterials in Dentistry
Higher education and employment history
Håvard received a Master in chemical engineering at the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine in London, UK in 2001 and doctoral engineering in biomaterials from the Technische Universität München in 2004. His PhD thesis was "Development of an implant to heal gastro-oesophageal reflux diseases". Previously Håvard has been working with characterisation and manufacturing of porous materials for biomedical purposes at the Central Institute for Medical Engineering in Munich (2001-2004), calcification of heart valves at Helmholtz Institute for Biomedical Engineering in Aachen (1999-2000), Germany and scaffolds production for the Tissue Engineering Center at Imperial College, London (2000-2001). He had a post doctoral position at Department of Biomaterials from 2005-2009 with funding for the Norwegian Research Council and FUNMAT. Since 2013 he has been Associate Professor and Head of Department of Biomaterials, and Professor in Biomaterials since 2014.
- British Petroleum Prize in Chemical Engineering, London, UK, 2000
- University of Oslo Innovation Prize
- German innovation award for 2009