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Scope and Partnering Webinar: SBRI: antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in humans

Event details
Monday, 30 July 2018
14:00 pm – 16:00 pm
This event will be live streamed via webcast
Overview
£10 million research competition to find and develop innovations that will fight deadly antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in humans

This event will be held through a live Webex webcast and will be recorded.

 

Background

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has announced investment in a £10 million research competition to find and develop innovations that will fight deadly antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in humans. The investment – delivered in partnership with Innovate UK – will explore scientific solutions to the AMR challenge, by finding new ways to prevent and control infections and developing new therapies, including new antibiotics.

The £10 million will be made available in research grants funded through a Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) and is being delivered by Innovate UK on behalf of  DHSC, with the aim of supporting the implementation of the five year UK AMR strategy. The SBRI is a well-established scheme which connects public sector challenges with innovative ideas from industry, supporting companies to generate economic growth and enabling improvement in achieving government objectives. Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) are encouraged to apply.

You can find out more about the scope of this competition on the Innovate UK competition page by clicking here.

The webinar

The webinar aims to provide information about the scope of the call and other relevant and useful resources allowing time for Q&A. It also aims to support participants to find partners to participate in this competition.

This webinar will cover:

Brief introduction from the funders
Presentation of the scope of the competition with Q&A
3-minute pitches from participants
Other resources relevant for this competition
Instructions to register for the webinar

Please register for the ticket type which most closely represents your status (business or academic institution or research organisation).

Please register under the email address you intend to use to receive the joining instructions, which will be emailed to you in the week of the webinar.

Interested in giving a 3-minute pitch at the webinar?

Attendees are encouraged to make a 3-minute pitch. This is an excellent way of introducing you, your organisation, and your project ideas or technology offerings to other attendees.

If you would like to make a pitch, please:

Download and complete the two-slide PowerPoint available via the registration page.  Please do not change this template to another format or PDF – it must remain as PowerPoint.
Email the completed template to lorna.miller@ktn-uk.org and gabriela.juarezmartinez@ktn-uk.org no later than 17:00 UK time on Tuesday 24th July, 2018. Any participants registering after this time will not be able to submit a presentation to make a 3-minute pitch.

Please also register for the webinar if you are presenting. Only those who register will receive joining instructions.

Notes on the webinar

To keep the webinar to two hours, a maximum of twenty 3-minute pitches will take place. If we receive over this number, we reserve the right to limit presentations on the day. This will be based on the order they were received.

If your presentation is not selected for pitching during the webinar, we will let you know on Wednesday 25th July, 2018. Following the webinar, all presentations will be uploaded onto our Meeting Mojo Online Partnering Platform which supports potential applicants in finding partners for this competition. Any presentations not able to be featured in the webinar will also be uploaded here.

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For more information about this event please contact our sector lead
Gabriela Juarez Martinez
KTM - Life Sciences (Pharma/MedTech)