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EI Innovate 2020: From Identification to Intervention

Developing solutions to global issues with EI’s advanced capabilities and expertise in genomics and bioinformatics - improving global food security, environmental management, conservation, health and disease targeting.

Start date: 17 November 2020
End date: 19 November 2020
Time: 09h30 - 15h30
Venue: Virtual (Via Zoom and Meeting Mojo)


Registration deadline: 15 November 2020
Cost: £10

About the event

About the event

Following last year’s success, we are hosting EI Innovate again this year to explore opportunities for collaboration and innovation with external organisations.  Having worked with  agri-food, biotech  and  med-tech sectors, we have a wealth of experience in collaborating with others on developing potential solutions to industrial and societal challenges.

Going virtual this year, EI Innovate will showcase EI’s expertise and capabilities across 3 select areas :

  1. Disease identification and monitoring – how genomics and bioinformatics are used for disease identification and monitoring, from COVID-19, to AMR to agricultural pathogens.
  2. Finding a needle in a haystack – Identifying specific targets in health and disease with long read RNA and single cell sequencing.
  3. Accelerating plant breeding with next generation genetics, genomics and epigenetics.

We will be sharing examples of existing collaborations and use it as a chance to explore new opportunities. There will also be a chance for participants  to promote their work with lightning pitches,  and participate in 1-to-1 meetings to network further. We anticipate this to be a great interactive experience, hope to see you all there.

EI Innovate Brochure

To find out more about EI expertise and what individual groups are working on you can now download the EI Innovate 2020 Brochure by clicking this link.

Who is this event for?

EI Innovate brings together a range of sectors to discuss current advances and challenges in their field; from academic researchers to  businesses in agri-food, biotech and med-tech sectors, The event is relevant for organisations involved in:

  • Plant breeding and plant biotech
  • Development of public health diagnostics tools and techniques
  • Identification of therapeutic targets for human disease characterisation
  • Development of digital healthcare & diagnostics for precision medicine

It will also be of interest to:

  • Repositories of biological materials
  • Funders of life science innovation and adjacent technologies
  • Developers of instrumentation, tools, products and services

What will you get out of the event?

  • Find out about specific areas of EI’s expertise and technological platforms
  • Make new contacts and discuss potential ideas for collaboration
  • Discuss the latest advances and solutions within these fields
  • Learn about how to access EI’s capabilities from genomics pipelines, bioinformatics tools and high-performance computing to  training courses.

Register today.

Registration deadline: 15 November 2020

Participation: Open to all