Partnering webinar for UK-China collaboration to tackle antimicrobial resistance

Posted on: 03/04/2018

KTN is hosting a partnering webinar to support potential participants in the UK-China collaboration to tackle AMR competition on 2 May, 0900 – 1100.

Innovate UK on behalf of the Department of Health and Social Care is to invest up to £10 million of Official Development Assistance (ODA) funding in bilateral R&D projects between the UK and China which address the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance.

The competition aims to encourage innovative partnerships between the UK and China. This is to carry out novel projects that neither country would be likely to conduct, within the same timeframe, without the expertise of the other. These should result in new products and services to address antimicrobial infections in humans and in animals, providing that the infection being addressed constitutes a significant threat to human health.  For more information about the scope of the competition and eligibility requirements please visit Innovate UK’s competition page.

For other relevant presentations (including AMR presentations from UK and China, IP and FAQs), and to upload your profile to facilitate finding partners, please visit our Meeting Mojo page by clicking here.

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Partnering webinar

The objective of this webinar is to support potential participants from the UK and China to find partners to participate together in this competition.

This webinar will cover:

  • Brief introduction to the competition with Q&A
  • 3-minute pitches from UK and Chinese participants
  • Other resources relevant for this competition

To register for the Webinar, please click here.

Please register on the ticket type which most closely represents your status (UK company or academic/ research organisation, or Chinese company or academic/ research organisation).

Please register under the email address you intend to use to receive the joining instructions, which will be emailed to you in the week of the webinar.


Interested in giving a 3-minute pitch at the Webinar?

Attendees are encouraged to make a 3-minute pitch. This is an excellent way of introducing you, your organisation, and your project ideas or technology offerings to other attendees.

If you would like to make a pitch, please:

  1. Download and complete the following two-slide PowerPoint here.
    Please do not change this template to another format or PDF – it must remain as PowerPoint.
  2. Email the completed template to and no later than 17:00 UK time on Thursday 26th April, 2018. Any participants registering after this time will not be able to submit a presentation to make a 3-minute pitch.
  3. Please also register for the webinar if you are presenting. Only those who register will receive joining instructions.

To register for the Webinar, please click here.


Notes on the Webinar 

To keep the webinar to two hours, a maximum of twenty 3-minute pitches will take place. If we receive over this number, we reserve the right to limit presentations on the day. This will be based on the order they were received, and also taking into account countries and interest in scope areas in order to ensure an even balance.

If your presentation is not selected for pitching during the webinar, we will let you know on Monday 30th April, 2018. Following the webinar, all presentations will be uploaded onto our Meeting Mojo Online Partnering Platform which supports potential applicants in finding partners for this competition. Any presentations not able to be featured in the webinar will also be uploaded here.

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