Thursday, 28th January, 12pm
Around the globe, universities and companies are working together to find better ways to collaborate. Recognising the value of cross-sector partnerships, governments also seek avenues to support research collaboration efforts that advance their goals. UIDP’s Government Partnership, Global Perspectives (gp2) webinar series brings you perspectives from government policymakers around the world, offering key insights on specific strategies and approaches to enhance research collaboration.
The series will kick off on January 28 with a conversation with Alejandro Adem, president of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada since October 2019. Adem is a highly accomplished researcher in the field of mathematics and a faculty member at the University of British Columbia. He has significant leadership experience in the research and innovation ecosystem. Before joining NSERC, he was chief executive officer and scientific director of Mitacs.
Who Should Attend Members and non-members interested in learning about government approaches and programs that support R&D partnerships with industry and universities.
Lisa Amini - Director IBM Research Cambridge
Alejandro Adem - President Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada