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CambPlants Translational Funders Day

Translational Funders Day for those interested in hearing more about opportunities in plant sciences, agriculture, animal health and conservation.
When Jul 30, 2015
from 09:30 AM to 02:00 PM
Where Sainsbury Laboratory, University of Cambridge
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Contact Phone 01223333956
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CambPlants Hub invites you to a Translational Funders Day, where you learn about the latest funding schemes in plant sciences, agriculture, animal health and conservation.

This Funders Day will be an excellent opportunity to network with academics, industry and research council representatives and find the right collaborator!

Are you an Academic thinking of translation of basic plant science into crop science research?

Are you thinking of integrating the latest bioscience and modelling techniques into practice?

Do you want to create collaborative work opportunities with industry?

Are you a Business interested in finding solutions from academic resources?

This Funders Day will be an excellent opportunity to network with academics, industry and research council representatives and find the right collaborator!

Seminar Programme:

9:30 - Registration and Tea/coffee

9:55 - Welcome and Introduction

10:00 - BBSRC Translation Funding Schemes (Adam Bowen, Senior Innovation Manager for BBSRC)

10:20 - Innovate UK and KTN opportunities (Tristan Eagling, Knowledge Transfer Manager for Biosciences KTN)

10:40 - Tea/coffee break

11:10 - H2020 Funding Schemes (Renata Schaeffer, European Policy Manager for University of Cambridge)

11:30 - Agri-Tech East – a model for regional agri-tech collaboration (Belinda Clarke, Director of Agri-Tech East)

12:00 - Elevator pitches

12:30 - Lunch

From 13:00 - Bookable 1:1 sessions with speakers from funding research councils.

 

Register for an Elevator Pitch & increase your chances of Networking!

To book your 1:1 session with a funder OR if you have any further questions please contact Mariana Fazenda at ml745@cam.ac.uk.

 

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