Imperial College Business School

Working with Industry to Boost Your Biomedical Research & Careers in Tech Transfer – Back-to-back seminars for Early Career Researchers

Thursday 20 May 2021, 14.00 – 16.00  

Working with Industry to Boost Your Biomedical Research: 14.00 – 15.30

  • Working with industry during your academic career opens doors to new funding opportunities, raises your academic profile and increases the real-world impact of your research
  • In the first part of the event, join us to hear first-hand from Faculty of Medicine academics,  Dr Claire Fletcher and Dr Andy Edwards who have led successful industry collaborations, and Dr Viia Valge-Archer, Director of External R&D at AstraZeneca – one of the Imperial’s key industry partners
  • Also find out how your Industry Partnerships and Commercialisation Team can support you in working with Industry.

 Careers in Tech Transfer: 15.30-16.00

  • Stay online for the second part of the event for a Q&A with Tech Transfer Executive, Neringa Barmute on careers in “Tech Transfer” – evaluating the inventions, protecting and commercialising intellectual property coming out of university research labs.

Sign up here on Eventbrite


Boost your biomedical Science research by working with Industry

14.00-14.15 – Introduction to Industry Partnerships and Commercialisation

14.15-14.30 – Dr Claire Fletcher, Research Fellow, Department of Surgery and Cancer

14.30-14.45 – Dr Andy Edwards, Senior Lecturer, Department of Infectious Disease

14.45-15.00 – Dr Viia Valge-Archer, Director, External R&D, AstraZeneca

15.00-15.30 – Panel Q&A

Careers in life science tech transfer

15.30-15.45 – Careers in life science tech transfer, Neringa Barmute, TT Executive

15.45-16.00 – Q&A

We will be hosting this event on MS Teams – attendees will receive a link via email ahead of the event.

If you are only interested in attending the Tech Transfer Careers talk, please join the meeting like at 15.30.

This is event is hosted by the Centre for Molecular Bacteriology and Infection’s ECR networks and the Faculty of Medicine’s Industry Partnerships and Commercialisation Team. While the event is hosted by the CMBI, the content will be relevant for all researchers focused on life sciences, medicine and pharmaceutical research.

Please email for more information.

Registration is now closed. Add event to calendar
See all events