Bridging for Innovators - Life Sciences event hosted by STFC on 26th March
STFC & Diamond Light Source to host “Bridging For Innovators” Life Sciences funding event at Harwell Campus.
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The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) and¬†Diamond Light Source¬†are hosting a free¬†event on 26th March at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratories (RAL) to highlight how Bridging for Innovators (B4I) support can¬†specifically meet the needs of the pharmaceutical and biotech industries.
Taking part in this event will give you the chance to:
- find out more about B4I funding opportunities for life sciences companies
- explore the capabilities of world-class scientific research facilities to address complex challenges in¬†life sciences
- discover how other companies have benefited from using the B4I partner facilities¬†to advance their own R&D challenges
- network with fellow peers
- participate in a guided tour of the facilities, to see first-hand the capabilities available and identify R&D opportunities for your company
Individuals involved in pharmaceutical R&D would find this event of interest, in particular R&D leads, science project leads and manufacturing process managers.
You can view the programme and book your place¬†here.
This event is being hosted at the Visitor‚Äôs Centre, Rutherford Appleton Laboratories (RAL), Harwell Campus, Didcot, OX11¬†0QX.
Note:¬†Registration will close at midnight on 17th March 2019.
Bridging for Innovators (B4I)¬†is a programme run by the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) to support UK industry to overcome challenging product, manufacturing or process performance issues. Through accessing their unique laboratories and engaging with world class researchers, you will develop projects that address your specific challenge and help you make a step-change to your business.
Over the last few years STFC‚Äôs world-leading science facilities have helped various life sciences companies to gain a better understanding of their challenges and find innovative solutions:
- Healthcare company GSK is using the Hartree¬†Centre‚Äôs intense computing expertise to identify connections between different genes and diseases, with a view to developing more effective treatments. Find out more¬†here.
- With help from the Hartree Centre, start-up Ufonia is exploring the use of cognitive technologies to monitor people with long term health needs.¬†Find out more¬†here.
- Scientists from the University of Manchester, the University of Sheffield, and Keele University, in collaboration with leading home pregnancy test supplier Swiss Precision Diagnostics, have used STFC science facilities to improve their understanding of false positives in pregnancy tests. Find out more¬†here.
- A collaboration of scientists from the University of Manchester and MedImmune LLC have used neutron reflection at ISIS to investigate the interfacial adsorption of a monoclonal antibody at the solid/water interface.¬†Find out more¬†here.
- Knowledge from STFC‚Äôs Central Laser Facility (CLF) was used to develop laser techniques for eye surgery; an industry which generates ¬£104 million per year for the UK.¬†Find out more¬†here.
Register for the event here.