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Innovate UK competition call: health and life sciences

Event details

  • 14 September 2017
  • 8.30AM - 12.00PM
  • Public event: Yes  |  Booking required: Yes
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About | Innovate UK competition call: health and life sciences

In light of Innovate UK’s commitment to funding innovation projects in the area of Health and Life Sciences , we would like to invite you to an event designed to stimulate discussion about potential collaborations between our organisations.

The event aims to showcase Teesside University’s expertise within Health & Life Sciences and welcome businesses to pose related challenges / opportunities, with a view to developing mutually beneficial R&D collaborations.
Innovate UK will fund collaborative R&D projects in the following priority areas, they include (but are not limited to) projects which
• Increase yield, quality and sustainability in agriculture and food production
• Support advanced therapies (cell and gene therapies), precision medicine or preclinical technologies
• Develop bioscience techniques and capabilities that have the potential to improve healthcare and/or agriculture and food production in the future

This morning event will
• Give further information regarding the competition funding and scope
• Showcase Teesside University expertise and facilities within aligning areas
• Give businesses an opportunity to “pitch” their opportunities /challenges
• Maximise the potential to network and develop collaborations between partners