Cross-disciplinary & cross-project activities

The possibility of harvesting synergies between projects and exchange of competence is one of the benefits of being part of the Centre for Digital Life Norway (DLN). We encourage projects in the centre to collaborate across disciplines and projects.

  • Creating platforms for transdisciplinary activities through workshops and meetings 

  • Facilitate interaction between research projects and relevant technological infrastructures


People sitting around a table with notebooks, pens, computers and coffee

In the 3DLife project we mainly work with human primary fibroblasts. Whale fibroblasts are very different: interestingly, they are much bigger in size and grow extremely slowly. It took almost two months to grow a substantial amount of the cells for the experiment. But it was worth it! 

Daria Zaytseva-Zotova in the 3DLife project in the blog Successful use of 3DLife methodology across species about the collaboration with the dCod 1.0 project

Being part of DLN, we have been introduced to projects with similar interests, which enable a contact and collaboration that is otherwise difficult. Our projects, dCod 1.0 and DigiSal, have experienced first-hand the positive and synergistic effects that can arise from cross-project collaboration. We encourage other projects to also use this chance.

Marta Eide dCod 1.0 and Ove Øyås DigiSal in the blog United fish researchers about their experience with cross-project collaboration.