Programme

9:00-9:45

 

Registration and Coffee, 1-2-1 Partnering

9:45

 

Opening remarks

KTN

Session 1: Funding to support Innovation in regenerative medicine and ensuring best success
               Chair: Sarah Goulding

10.00-10:25

 

Innovate UK Regenerative Medicine and Cell Therapy programme

Mike Sullivan and Magda Papadaki, Innovate UK

10.25-10:50

 

EU opportunities and the SME Instrument

Jane Watkins and Jerome de Barros, National Contact Points, Innovate UK

10.50-11:20

 

Title TBC –

AMRC, Speaker name, TBC

Session 2: Company + Academic Short presentations
               Chair: Mehdi Tavakoli

11.35-12.00

 
  • Brian Butchart, Sirakoss
  • Guillaume Saint-Pierre, Peptigel Design
  • Mark Coles, University of York
  • Stewart White, Collagen Solutions Plc

12:00-13:00

 

Lunch, Networking and 1-2-1 partnering

Session 3: UK capabilities and support mechanism for Regenerative Medicine
                Chair: Chris Herbert

13.00-13.15

  KTN support –connecting people to accelerate innovation Sarah Goulding, Knowledge Transfer Network

13.15-13.35

  How the Catapult can help fill the expertise “gaps” in a translational project Chris Herbert, Cell Therapy Catapult

13.15-13.35

  UKRMP – the Hubs and opportunities for collaboration with industry; Research council translational funding and support for industry engagement David Pan, UKRMP and MRC

14.10-15.30

  Refreshments - Round Tables and 1-2-1 Sessions
Round tables with experts from each organisation for in depth conversations, or participate in 1-2-1 meetings with delegates–KTN, Innovate UK, UKRMP, CTC,NCP, MRC/UKRMP, NIHR, NC3Rs
David Pan, UKRMP and MRC

Session 4: Bringing regenerative medicine to the patients
                Chair: Magda Papadaki

15.30-15:55

 

Regenerative Medicine Expert Group update and next steps

Colin Pavelin, Department of Health

15.30-15:55

 

The pursuit of tissue engineering solutions for GI problems

Norman Williams, Professor and Lead of the Academic Centre for Academic Surgery, Neurogastroenterology Group, Queen Mary University of London

14.10-15.30

 

Final Q+A and Meeting close