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Ensuring the Continued Success of the Bioeconomy in Ireland: Progressing & Translating Research

28 February 2018
Type Event Proceeding

Seminar - 27th February, 2018 - Teagasc Food Research Centre, Ashtown, Dublin 15



10.00 - Progressing & Translating Research: the need for change
Prof. Gerry Boyle, Director, Teagasc

10.30 - The Irish Bioeconomy Policy Statement 2018: key messages
George Burke, Principal Officer, Economic Division, Department of the Taoiseach

10.50 - Defining and Demonstrating Research Impact: A Funder’s Perspective
Dr Darrin Morrissey, Director of Programmes, Science Foundation Ireland (SFI)

11.10 - Creating Impact in the Bioeconomy: SFI BEACON Centre Perspective
 - Prof Kevin O’Connor, UCD School of Molecular and Biomedical Science

11.30 - Coffee Break

11.45 - The CommBeBiz Blueprint: Practical initiatives and recommendations
 - Rhonda Smith, Coordinator, CommBeBiz

12.05 - Attitudinal & Behavioural Insights: How to better support & motivate scientists for impact
 - Dr Áine Regan, Dept Agrifood Business and Spatial Analysis, Teagasc

12.25 - The Business of the Bioeconomy: Accelerators, funding and supports
Dr Imelda Lambkin, National Director Horizon 2020, Enterprise Ireland

12.45 - Future directions  Panel Discussion

13.15 - Closing Remarks and Lunch Break