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27th ECNP Congress of Applied and Translational Neuroscience
18-21 October 2014, Berlin
The ECNP Congress is Europe's largest meeting on applied and translational neuroscience. Annually, it brings together between 4,000 and 7,000 psychiatrists, neuroscientists, neurologists and psychologists from around the world to discuss the latest developments in the science and treatment of disorders of the brain. Spanning the spectrum of human mood, behaviour, cognition and emotion - from basic research to clinical care - the ECNP Congress is Europe's premier showcase for new research, treatments and technologies in applied brain science.
8th Alpine Meeting: Current & Future challenges of oncology drug development
29-31 October 2014, Buchen/Innsbruck, Austria
Scientific meeting between experts from academia, regulatory authorities and pharmaceutical industry to discuss the latest challenges in oncology drug development. Topics to be covered: Biomarkers for Immunotherapies; Impact on genomic instability for future anti-cancer drug development; Adaptive Licensing; Breakthrough Therapies; Improving oncology drug development for children and adolescents; Cross over in registration studies; Progression-free survival.
BioFIT (Fostering Innovation and Transfer)
2-3 December 2014, Lille, France
BioFIT aims at stimulating and facilitating technology transfer and collaborative projects between academic institutions, pharma/biotech industry, together with other practitioners in the Life Sciences field.
BioFIT is an ideally configured event featuring: • Partnering with qualified and pre-screened one-to-one meetings • Conferences to explore hands-on approaches to tech transfer and Open Innovation • Presenting technologies, licensing opportunities
Implementing the Science and Innovation Strategy
29 January 2015, London, UK
The UK Government's Innovation Strategy is due to be released alongside the 2014 Autumn Statement. This timely conference will bring together key policymakers with stakeholders central to the strategy's implementation to discuss the likely impact of the proposals and the challenges for putting policy into practice.
At this early stage we expect topics for discussion to focus on priorities for public spending on science, efforts to boost private investment in R&D and further steps Government can take to support business and university collaboration to increase the commercialisation of UK research. Sessions will also include discussion on the the impact that Government's focus on 'eight great technologies' has had so far and the next steps for developing these technologies in the UK.
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3rd GRF One Health Summit 2014
5-8 October 2014, Davos, Switzerland
The 3rd GRF One Health Summit will further develop and strengthen the One Health paradigm and its global movement. In particular this 3rd global gathering will focus on the added value of a global One Health approach and a stronger involvement of the private sector and policy.
The deadline for abstract submission is extended to 30 April 2014. Submit your abstract now on one of the conference topics.
3rd International Conference on Antimicrobial Research - ICAR2014
1-3 October 2014, Madrid
ICAR2014 will be a forum to communicate current research priorities and progress, and to identify new approaches and research opportunities in antimicrobial research.
IMI 2 Open Info Day 2014
30 September 2014, Brussels
The Open Info Day will include an overview of IMI 2’s funding and intellectual property (IP) rules, tips on applying for funding under IMI 2, and workshops on the first IMI 2 Call topics.
In addition, there will be plenty of networking opportunities and IMI staff will be on hand to answer questions relating to the new Call topics and the IMI 2 application procedures.
For more information on the Open Info Day 2014 go to the IMI website.
2nd Annual Congress of the European Society for Translational Medicine & Global Network Conference on Translational Medicine (EUSTM - 2014)
22-25 September 2014, Vienna, Austria
EUSTM-2014 unites world leaders and experts from industry, academia, research institutions, service providers, SMEs, regulatory agencies, policy makers, and governments to discuss translational approaches and tools designed to accelerate research and develop novel diagnostics and therapeutics thereby reducing high cost budgets and attrition rates.
EUSTM Expert Panels will discuss and showcase the latest developments in specific areas of disease modeling, biomarkers, orphan/rare diseases, clinical epidemiology, novel diagnostics, public health, data management, omics applications and vaccine research.
Special Features: - Stakeholders & key Opinion Leaders (KOL) from over 40 countries - 100 Plus High Profile Speakers & Panelists - Panels discussions on current challenges and potential solutions in the industry & academia. - Networking opportunities with Global Translational Medicine Consortium (GTMC) members - Flexible options to showcase services and products - Promotional Mini Symposia/Workshops opportunities - Table Top Town© (Suitable for SMEs and low budget companies)
Key Topics and Themes: - Translational Research: Novel Findings & Updates in Pathophysiology & Therapeutics - Biomarkers & Novel Diagnostics - Omics Sciences Applications in Translational Research - New Horizons in Data Management - Disease Modelling & Clinical Epidemiology
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