Life Sciences at Birmingham

6 October 2016 Institute of Translational Medicine, Heritage Building (Queen Elizabeth Hospital), Mindelsohn Way, Birmingham B15 2TH

Attend this free workshop to hear the latest news on the life sciences at the University of Birmingham. This is a unique opportunity to hear from and engage with leading experts in the sector:

  • Life Sciences Capabilities at University of Birmingham with Subrata Ghosh, Director, Institute of Translational Medicine
  • Product Research and Development – the Institute of Health Technology Research with Liam Grover, Institute of Health Technology Research, University of Birmingham
  • Helping SMEs evaluate their product – the Health Technology Co-operative with Tom Clutton-Brock, NIHR Health Technology Cooperative, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
  • Supporting business engagement at University of Birmingham with Anne Simper, Business Engagement Partner, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham
  • Access to funding with the University of Birmingham business engagement team
  • Adoption of medical technologies in the health service – the role of the West Midlands Academic Health Science Network with Dr Christopher Parker, Managing Director of the West Midlands AHSN
  • Experience of working with Birmingham on the Serascience project with Chris Hand, Abingdon Health
  • Life sciences capabilities and expertise in the College of Life and Environmental Sciences with Professor Chris Bunce Head of School of Biosciences
  • Question and answer panel.

You can register for the workshop here

This workshop forms part of the wider Business with Birmingham 2016 conference where delegates will find out how, by working together, the University of Birmingham and Industry are solving challenges and stimulating business growth. The conference takes place at the Great Hall on the main University of Birmingham campus from 9am – 2pm. Joined by current business partners and leading academics, take the opportunity to hear about the University's pioneering research and debate the important benefits of working with them. You should attend this conference if you want to:

  • Learn about opportunities for collaboration;
  • Learn about funding for innovation;
  • Network with like-minded business leaders, researchers and policy officers.