So these days having a succesfull career in academia is all about publishing papers????
Wrong!!!! actually some of the most succesful academics in this University have their fingers in the business pie too…. for some real life inspiration and clues as to how you can make this kind of success your own come to
THE LITTLE AND LARGE OF ENTERPRISE
For research staff and academic staff in the Bioscience areas
Please book your place on this event via: http://researchstaff.ncl.ac.uk/rss//book?instance_id=1414
Title: Working with business: the ‘little’ and ‘large’ of enterprise
Date: 29 Jan 2010
Venue: Medical School Boardroom and Foyer
Time: Event 10:00 – 12:00; lunch 12:00 – 13:00
Objective: The objective of this event is to raise awareness amongst research staff and academic communities within the Bioscience area to the commercial potential of their research. This will be achieved by a ‘shop-window’ approach showcasing examples of the types of commercial engagement that have been of benefit to some of our researchers ranging from small but profitable entrepreneurial ‘sidelines’ of research to making your career out of Bio Business.
- Social and economic benefits of commercialising research
- Running a business alongside research
- Patenting and licensing
- Commercialising research reagents
- What’s it like working in a spin-out?
- How to work with industry in your lab: commercial contracts in research
- Consultancy opportunities
Confirmed speakers include:
Michael Whitaker, Dean of Development
Mark Birch-Machin, Prof of Molecular Dermatology (ICaMB) and Founder of Genesis Genomics UK
Melanie Hardman (Cancer Research Technologies)
Deepan Shah (Orla Protein Technologies)
Linda Taylor, Research Translator & Funding Development Manager