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Open Innovation, Open Collaboration and Open Careers

Dr Jane Escott and Dr Rebecca Fairclough will talk about AstraZeneca's Open Innovation initiative, the value of open collaborations and their career journeys from academia to pharma.
When Nov 08, 2016
from 06:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Where Postdoc Centre @ Biomedical Campus - Newman Library
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AstraZeneca's recently launched 'Open Innovation’ platform provides unique collaboration opportunities between AstraZeneca and academic researchers to encourage innovative research. This initiative provides researchers with a way to access clinic-ready compounds and compound screening collections and to solve challenges on key research and development issues. 

Dr Jane Escott, Associate Director and Pharmacologist, and Dr Rebecca Fairclough, Associate Principal Scientist and Molecular Biologist, will talk about the Open Innovation initiative, the value of open collaborations and their career journeys from academia to pharma, including how the boundaries of academia and pharma are more porous than ever.

 

Learning Outcomes:

Attendees will:

  1. Learn about AstraZeneca's Open Innovation platform and opportunities for collaboration between industry and academia
  2. Learn about career paths navigating the transition from academia to industry
  3. Connect with representatives from AstraZeneca and other postdocs

 

This talk is free to attend on 8th November in the Postdoc Centre at the Biomedical Campus. Register here.

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