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Updated: 02/04/18 : 15:04:15

Life & Health Sciences Innovation Workshop

Date: 5th April, 2018
Venue: City Hall, Quay Street, Sligo
Time: 10am - 1pm

If you are a small or medium sized enterprise in the Life Or Health Sciences sector we would like to invite you to the FREE Co-Innovate Innovation workshop where you can:
  • Learn about the sectoral research opportunities, clarification of what these are and why they are important. 
  • Engage in group discussion on individual opportunities.
  • Confidentially develop project ideas for how your business may take advantage of these opportunities.
  • Identify the skills/expertise/technology gaps that would most enable your business to achieve its ambitions in relation to these project opportunities.
  • It will give you the opportunity in advance to log a company profile, view other attendee profiles, and request any business to business meetings you feel may be of benefit to you.
  • Identify potential project partners in person at the workshop, with those attending other workshops in a different region, or via the Co-Innovate teamís networks of businesses (we can find them for you).
  • Opportunity to discuss your potential project and collaborative needs confidentially with the Co-Innovate team.
  • Learn more about how advanced stages of Co-Innovate support could help you, including information on funded project managers posts and financial support for collaborative project development opportunities.
Eileen Beamish - Sector Specialist
Experience of Managing Innovation
∑         BSc Pharmacology
∑         MSc Computer Science
∑         Certified Management Consultant with the Institute of Consulting.
Following two decades of consultancy experience in premier consultancies including, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Capita, First Consulting Group and Research and Evaluation Services, Eileen established her own research company in 2006. As part of this, she has over seven yearsí direct experience of monitoring circa £6M of leading-edge scientific research and development projects on behalf of Innovate UK. The innovation project she manages are in fields as diverse as:
  • Manufacturing (innovative research using polymers/plastics to create novel products with unique properties for specific, high margin global markets);
  • Information technology and computer science, internet security
  • Leading edge imaging and visualisation systems developing products to provide quantum leaps in health care; and,
  • Cellular biology and/or genetics with a research focus on enhancing biofuel production, maximising food production, drug screening assays and disease control respectively.

For more information on this event please contact:

Liam Kiely
Local Enterprise Office Sligo
Phone: 071 914 4779
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