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UK information day, Leeds, 27 October 2015

Horizon 2020 Leeds Oct 2015

Delegates from industry, academia and the NHS, attended our information day on Horizon 2020 funding opportunities, which we co-hosted with Academic Health Science Networks, the Knowledge Transfer Network and the Medical Research Council in Leeds, on 27 October 2015.

The aim of the event was to increase and encourage collaboration nationally and internationally on health research and innovation. 

There were presentations from NHS England, NHS organisations, AHSNs, SMEs involved in EU funding and other national health bodies.

The video from the morning session and the presentations from the day are available for download.


Morning Plenary 

European Commission
Paul Hitchcock, Kent Surrey Sussex AHSN
Lee Omar, Red Ninja
Jerome de Barros, Innovate UK
Terry O'Neill, Knowledge Transfer Network
Leo Donato, Enterprise Europe Network
Abdul Rahim, Vision2020
Sarah Collen-Godman, NHS European Office

Breakout Sessions

PPI SME Instrument Managing H2020 Projects 
Valerie Shanks-Pepper, NHS England Leo Donato, Robin Tones, Jane Watkins, EEN/Innovate UK Stephen Alexander, Innovate UK
Jean-Patrick Mathieu, AQuAS    
Dr. Bryan Griffiths, North West Coast AHSN    
Understanding Health, Wellbeing and Disease Treating and Managing Disease Active Ageing and Self-Management of Health
UK Research Office European Comission Jerome de Barros, NCP, Innovate UK
Dr. Matina Prapa, Genomics England Jan Phillips, Juan Carlos Rejon Parilla, NICE Prof. Louise Robinson, Newcastle University
Alexander Henzig, Innovate UK Jon Smyth, NHS Blood and Transplant Dr. Bryan Griffiths, North West Coast AHSN
  Dr. Matthew Hallsworth, NIHR David Calder, Knowledge Transfer Network
  Dr. Michael Sullivan, Innovate UK  

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