Friday, 5th May 2017, 10:00 am - 3:30 pmRegistration from 9:30 am
Venue: The Collins Building
Room: Level 2
This event focuses on the current and future skills challenges of the Biotechnology, Life and Chemical Science sectors of Scotland and the skills pipeline required to meet these challenges.
Through presentation and interactive workshops, the event will address the challenges associated with:
The event will review the talent pipeline produced by IBioIC and its partner institutions to date, and will consider the quality, content and breadth of the academic qualifications provided, identify skills gaps and propose skills initiatives to IBioIC for the short to medium term.
External contributors include:
Registration and refreshments will be available from 9.30am.
An attendee at a similar event has commented:
"The day gives a valuable opportunity to network with employers in industry, academia and the public sector, and at the same time keeping abreast of future developments. Hearing first hand employers’ experiences, it's great to understand the challenges and opportunities that we all share, ensuring that we have people with the right skills to support our business needs."
Dr Hilary Jeffreys CSci CChem FRSC
Technical and Skills Manager