Upcoming BioConnect Ireland Event - TCD May 31
"Research Prioritisation - Consequences for the Life Sciences Industry"
Also featuring a showcase of Trinity College Dublin’s Biomedical Sciences Institute, its research capability and facilities.
When: May 31st 2012 at 1.15pm
Where: The Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute, Pearse Street, Dublin 2 Map >>
Programme: Download the programme and speaker list here>>
1.15 pm Networking Lunch (Soup/Sandwiches/Tea/Coffee)
2.00 pm A showcase of the Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute’s research capability.
The Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute is a state-of-the-art research facility built around the areas of immunology, cancer and medical devices and links directly to both medical education and industrial collaboration. This session will provide a whistle-stop view of the research and development expertise that is accessible at the Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute.
3.00 pm Open Mike Presentations (3-minute presentations of relevance to the sector)
3.15 pm A discussion of the Research Prioritisation exercise and the consequences of its recommendations for the Life
Significant investment has taken place in science, technology and innovation in recent years with much of this investment centred on building up research capacity within higher education and research institutes. The investment is driven by a desire to compete in the 21st century knowledge-based economy. The Research Prioritisation Steering Group, which met between October 2010 and September 2011 has made recommendations to Government on areas of focus. This part of the event will provide an overview of the recommendations and will discuss how Ireland can leverage its capability to deliver economic return in the form of jobs and growth.
4.30 pm Networking Reception.
Tours will be available of the 3000 m2 Industry Academic Collaboration space, available to lease by companies who wish to partner with the Univeristy in developing intellectual property through collaborative research, or who would benefit from access to research teams and / or use of R&D facilities on-campus.
At 3 p.m., up to five individuals can get 3 minutes each to introduce themselves or their organisation to their BioConnect Ireland colleagues. If you are interested in availing of an Open Mike slot, please register below. THIS IS NOW FULLY SUBSCRIBED. iF YOU REGISTER BELOW YOU WILL NOW BE PUT ON A WAITING LIST.
BioConnect Ireland is sponsored by: Enterprise Ireland, RFT Group, Seroba Kernel
This event is in association with Trinity College Dublin