Biotechnology - Opportunities for Scotland in Horizon 2020 and other European Funding Programme

24 June 2015

Biotechnology covers a broad range of high-tech applications which are increasingly making a significant contribution to the modernisation of Europe's industrial sectors.

Recognised as a Key Enabling Technology within Europe, biotechnology is now playing a key role in healthcare and pharmaceutical applications; industrial processes and manufacturing; and agriculture, livestock, veterinary products and aquaculture.

Innovation and Strategic Partnerships Group, in collaboration with the Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC) invite you to this informative session which will provide a forum to learn more about the current and future funding opportunities within Horizon 2020 and other funding programmes, as well as discuss and further develop your own project concepts.

The areas of discussion will include:

  • Biotechnology and Horizon 2020
  • Lessons learnt: Building on what we now know
  • Looking ahead: A Preview of Funding Opportunities for 2016 and 2017
  • Opportunities for SMEs
  • Funding opportunities in other EU programmes

Upon registration you will receive further details about the programme and these areas of discussion, allowing you to maximise this opportunity.

These workshops are open to all interested Scottish Stakeholders including:

  • Academia
  • Industry (large companies as well as SMEs)
  • Public sector stakeholders
  • Research and Technology organisations.


This event is being delivered with the support of the Scottish Innovation and Strategic Partnerships Group.

Time: 9:30 to 15:00

Venue: Technology & Innovation Centre, University of Strathclyde, 99 George Street, Glasgow, G1 1RD

To book online please click below, or call 0845 607 8787 or email

Register for the event.

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