Spotlight on SMEs: Routes to Innovation and Growth

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Spotlight on SMEs: Routes to Innovation & Growth

Friday, 23rd February 2018 @ 2pm , Grant Thornton (24-26 City Quay, Dublin 2)

Spotlight on SMEs: Routes to Innovation & Growth brings together leading academics, experts, advisors and funders across the life sciences sectors in Ireland and Wales. The programme will discuss the support available to SMEs to overcome challenges in their R&D activities and lay out national and international commercialisation, funding and market opportunities. Participants will have the opportunity to attend talks from invited speakers, panel discussions and informal networking sessions.

 

During the event, research technology experts of the Celtic Advanced Life Science Innovation Network (CALIN) will be accessible to present and discuss the facilities and technical capabilities of their academic institutions, offering businesses potential to build R&D partnerships.

 

The programme will end with a networking evening reception. Speakers:

Colman Casey – Health Innovation Hub Ireland | Steve Conlan – Swansea University | Mel Crisp – The Welsh Government | Elaine Daly – Grant Thornton | Kenneth Dawson – University College Dublin | Paul Galvin – Tyndall National Institute | Majella Maher – Enterprise Ireland |John McGrane – British Irish Chamber of Commerce | Marco Rubinato – EASME

 

For registration, visit here. Registration is free but essential.

 

Spotlight on SMEs: Routes to Innovation & Growth is enabled by the Celtic Advanced Life Science Innovation Network (CALIN), the British Irish Chamber of Commerce, The Welsh Government, the UK Department for International Trade and Grant Thornton.

 

CALIN is a joint EU INTERREG operation between Ireland and Wales, which aims to support the life sciences sector by initiating collaboration between partner universities and SMEs in the two regions. For more information, visit www.calin.ie or email info@calin.ie