AMR Innovation Mission UK 2021

15/10/2020 - 15/10/2020
Online Kick Off AMR Innovation Mission UK 2020/2021
AMR Insights

With over 200 registrations from 35 countries the online Kick Off on 15 October was a great start! Did you not register but would you like to involved in the follow up? Then please complete the form:

Aim of Mission

The AMR Innovation Mission UK 2020/2021 aims to add to the global curbing of AMR by boosting joint early & translational research, R&D, clinical development,  validation, registration and commercialisation of vaccines, microbial diagnostics and antimicrobial products.

Target groups to visit the UK

The mission welcomes delegates from Start-ups, SMEs and Multinationals, Academia, Research Institutes, Regional Development Companies and other interested stakeholders in Europe and other parts of the world.

Virtual and physical Missions in 2021

The AMR Innovation Mission UK the mission consists of 2 interrelated parts:

  • Online Kick Off on 15 October 2020, to set the scene for the  
  • Virtual and physical Missions in 2021.

Online Kick Off on 15 October 2020 

The programme of the Kick Off was:

10:00 Welcome, aims & objectives mission  AMR Insights Maarten van Dongen 
    Dr Maarten van Dongen is the Director of AMR Insights
10:20 AMR hotspots UK & business support Innovate UK Peter Dirken
    Dr Peter Dirken is the Programme Manager – Global Missions at Innovate UK
10:45 UK-NL collaboration & Dutch LSH cluster NL Enterprise Agency (RVO NL) Niels van Leeuwen
    Niels van Leeuwen MSc is Sr. Advisor International R&D & RVO-liaison Life Sciences & Health
11:10 UK funding & international collaboration NIHR Peter Sargent
    Dr Peter Sargent is the Head of Business Development at NIHR-NOCRI
11:35 Boosting innovation to curb AMR DHSC Louise Norton-Smith
    Dr Louise Norton-Smith is the Head of Global Antimicrobial Resistance Strategy & Delivery at DHSC
12:00 Participating organisations UK, EU, ROW AMR Insights Maarten van Dongen 
    Dr Maarten van Dongen is the Director of AMR Insights
12:30  – lunch break –     
       
01:00 Interactive: shape the April 2021 mission All Participants  
       
01:30 Pitches by 6 innovative AMR-related companies Oxford Innovation Eileen Modral
    Eileen Modral is Investment Manager OION Ltd & EU & UK Access to Finance Enterprise Europe Network
02:30  – coffee break –     
       
02:45 Partnering program Enterprise Europe Network Marta Rybarczyk
    Marta Rybarczyk is Partnership and Innovation Advisor at Oxford Innovation
03:15  Virtual mission April 2021 & how to prepare AMR Insights Maarten van Dongen
    Dr Maarten van Dongen is the Director of AMR Insights
03:45 Panel Q&A Innovate UK / NIHR / RVO NL / EEN
       
04:15 Closing remarks AMR Insights Maarten van Dongen 

The 15 October online Kick Off was the formal starting point for the virtual and physical mission in 2021.

Become involved in the follow up?

Did you not attend the event but would you like to become involved? Complete the form and we add you to the group of Captains of Industry, Leading Scientists and other committed stakeholders:

Virtual and physical Missions in 2021

The virtual and physical missions will visit 4 AMR hotspots in the UK: Golden Triangle (London, Cambridge, Oxford), Cardiff, Alderley Park and Edinburgh. The program will include a combination of corporate presentations, predefined 1:1 partnering sessions and networking. 

The website for the virtual and physical Mission is under construction and will be launched during the online Kick Off meeting on 15 October 2020.

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