Story Published: March 2014
An event this month will showcase the commercial potential of health research and related technological expertise within Lancaster University.
The 'Pathways to Health and Wealth' event, between 4pm and 7pm on 31 March, will bring together academics and researchers from across the university's faculties of Health and Medicine, Science and Technology and the Management School.
They will demonstrate to businesses and organisations interested in the health sector how they can exploit Lancaster's research excellence to improve and grow their businesses in the regional economy.
Businesses will be able to speak to experts who can give advice on how businesses can engage with the NHS, work with the university and access funding as well as wider networks.
Professor Mark E.Smith Vice-Chancellor at Lancaster University, said: "Lancaster University is celebrating 50 years of research in the life sciences with an event that will not only showcase our achievements, but also help businesses and organisations form links in this important sector."
"In addition to being a hub of leading research in health, medicine and medical technology, the University has years of experience, expertise and contacts, that can significantly help businesses to realise the commercial potential of their products and technology."
Key speakers at the event include:
The event will also provide an opportunity for networking across the wide-ranging health sector including SMEs, the NHS, public sector organisations and academics.
Lancaster University works in partnership with businesses in a number of ways including collaborative research, licencing intellectual property, use of the university facilities and professional training for future science leaders. The university is also dedicated to connecting research with the NHS and industry through an active Health Hub.
Register for this unique and free event via the website www.lancaster.ac.uk/healthandwealth where more information about the 'Pathways to Health and Wealth' event can be found.
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Edited by: N.Thomason