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Cambridge Global Food Security

A Strategic Research Initiative of the University of Cambridge

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Translational Funding Morning

Academics and industry representatives are invited to join us for a Translational Funding Morning at the Sainsbury Laboratory, Cambridge
When Jul 20, 2017
from 09:00 AM to 02:00 PM
Where Sainsbury Laboratory, Cambridge
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  • Hear directly from funders about the latest translational funding schemes
  • Network with academics, industry and research council representatives
  • Find future collaborators
  • Slots available for you to give a 2-minute flash presentation



09:00         Registration and Refreshments 

09:25         Welcome and Introduction 

Professor Andy Neely, PVC Enterprise & Business Relations, Univ. Cambridge

09:30         Funding in the UK      

  •                   BBSRC       
  •                   Newton Fund             
  •                   Innovate UK (Callum Harvey)
  •                   KTN   (Chris Danks)
  •                   Q&A

10:00         Global Opportunities 

Chair: Dr Mark Holmes, Department of Veterinary Medicine

  •                   RCUK – Global Challenges Research Fund     
  •                   Post Brexit Opportunities (Renata Schaeffer, Univ. Cambridge)
  •                   EIT Food (Becky Nadal, Univ. Reading)
  •                   Q&A

10:30         Networking Break     

11:00         Elevator Pitches 

Chair: Professor Howard Griffiths, Co-Chair of Cambridge Global Food Security    

University of Cambridge and Industry representatives give 2-min flash presentations

12:00         Networking Lunch      

13:00         One-to-One Meetings







Cambridge Global Food Security Initiative

CambPlants Hub

BioScience Impact Team

Department of Veterinary Medicine