Water Showcase Series

Date: April 11, 2019 @ 12:00 PM


Location: Nexus, University of Leeds

water@leeds, one of the largest interdisciplinary centres for interdisciplinary water research in the world, is celebrating its 10th Anniversary (2009-2019) by teaming up with Nexus, the University of Leeds’ new innovation hub, to look for solutions to local and global water and health challenges.

They welcome start-ups, leaders, disrupters and entrepreneurs to meet with academics and technical specialists whose work focuses on water and/or health. Find out more about opportunities for research and innovation and explore ways to fund collaborations.

Join them for the first of four Water Showcase Events, Water + Health, where they will be showcasing microbubbles, acoustic levitation, endoscopes and more.

Please contact water@leeds.ac.uk  to find out more about collaborating with University of Leeds on your water research or technology project, or to explore our other areas of research excellence.

Agenda

12.00 Registration and Networking Lunch

13.00 Welcome Address: water@leeds: interdisciplinary inspiration

13.15 Technology Collaborations: Water + Health

Short talks featuring current collaborations—paired speakers covering diverse topics:

  • Anti-Microbial Resistence & 100 International Water Research Questions
  • Microbubbles Consortium: Innovations & Applications
  • Water and wellbeing: Nature Based Solutions & Leeds
  • Endoscopes and leakage
  • Container Based Solutions and Public Health

14.15 Funding Opportunities & Next Steps

Funding opportunities and ways to work with academics, including KTPs, etc.

14:45 Coffee Break and Networking

15:15 Next steps: for those who have pre-registered (see below), join us for a tour of the
Public Health Laboratories or meet with a scientific or funding professional.

Tours will be up to 45 minutes long, and can be tailored to those with restricted access provided we have notice at registration. 1:1 discussions may be with research support staff, academics or research funding experts. Details to be confirmed on case by case basis depending on individual needs and availability. .

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