RITISH SOCIETY FOR MEDICAL MYCOLOGY (BSMM) 2015 EXTRA SESSION
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY (IP) & COMMERCIALISATION OF ACADEMIC RESEARCH
10 March 2015 14.00 – 16.00, The Crystal Suite, Copthorne Hotel, Aberdeen
Hosted by: Wellcome Trust Strategic Award for Medical Mycology and Fungal Immunology (WTSA MMFI)
Special Guest: Dr Deborah O’Neill, CEO NovaBiotics and Ernest & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2014
Open to all BSMM members, in particular students, trainees and postdoctoral research assistants attending the BSMM.
The workshop will cover the following topics:
(1) Introduction to IP and generation of impact Dr Ann Lewendon & Dr James Duncan
(2) Workshop – Impact from research Dr Ann Lewendon & Dr James Duncan
(3) Case study – a real world example Dr Deborah O’Neill, CEO and CSO of NovaBiotics
(4) Workshop – IP protection and commercialisation Dr Ann Lewendon & Dr James Duncan
The workshop was run by Dr Ann Lewendon, Commercialisation Officer & Company Development and Dr James Duncan, Technology Transfer & Business Development Officer both from Research & Innovation at the University of Aberdeen.