Networks as Knowledge - Biotechnology Networks in the Atlantic Area, August 25, 2011
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“Networks as Knowledge – Biotechnology Networks in the Atlantic Area”
National University of Ireland, Galway - 25th August 2011

Venue: Information Technology Building, Room 125 (IT125)

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10:00 Registration

Tea & Coffee

 

10:20 Welcome

National University of Ireland, Galway

Colin Brown, Director, Ryan Institute, National University fo Ireland, Galway, IE.

 

10:30 National Marine Biotechnology Programme

Ilaria Nardello, National Coordinator Marine Biotechnology Programme, Marine Institute, Ireland, IE.

 

10:50 An Overview of the Irish Biotechnology Sector & its Position within the Atlantic Sector

Karyn Morrissey, SEMRU, National University of Ireland, Galway, IE.

 

11:10 Strategies, Issues & Advantages in Sharing Infrastructures – The Experience of Biogenouest

Jocelyne Le Seyec, Coordinator of the Core Facility Network, Biogenouest, FR.

11:30 Tea/Coffee

11:50 The Scottish Universities Life Sciences Alliance (SULSA)

Denise Barrault ‐ Executive Director, Scottish Universities Life Sciences Alliance (SULSA), University of Edinburgh, UK.

 

12:10 Molecular Medicine Ireland – Supporting Biomedical Research through Network Development

Suzanne Bracken, Programme Officer for Translational Research, Molecular Medicine Ireland, IE.

 

12:30 Barriers to knowledge transfer in the biotechnology R&D sector ‐ IPRs, confidentiality, ...

Ruairi Friel, Commercialisation Executive, Technology Transfer Office, National University of Ireland, Galway, IE.

12:50 Open Forum

13:30 Lunch

14:30 High ‐Tech Clusters Conception and Evolution in Ireland – What Lessons can we learn?

Paul Ryan and Natasha Evers, Centre for Innovation and Structural Change (CISC), National University of Ireland, Galway, IE.

 

14:50 An Irish TCF in Practice – National Centre for Biomedical Engineering Science (NCBES) ‐ How this Integrated Technology Platform has Impacted the Development of R&D Clusters in Galway

Jacinta Thornton, NCBES, National University of Ireland, Galway, IE.

 

15:10 The Algal Biosciences Research Network ‐ Current and Potential Future Contributions to Biotechnology R&D

Dagmar Stengel, Theme Leader ‐ Algal Biosciences, Ryan Institute, National University of Ireland, Galway, IE.

 

15:30 An SME Vision of a TCF for the Transformation of Seaweed

Franck Hennequart, Technical Director, Oilean Glas Teo, IE.

15:50 Visit to TCF on Campus

16:30 Symposium Close

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