Event Date
19 Nov 2016 - 19 Nov 2016


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College of Clinician Scientists in collaboration with NHIC, AstraZeneca and NMRC

Event Description

This practical seminar aims to help clinicians, clinician-scientists and scientists understand the opportunities and practicalities of obtaining a translational research grant from NHIC and also proprietary drugs for translational research from AstraZeneca.

National Health Innovation Centre
The National Health Innovation Centre provides the publicly-funded clinical research sector of Singapore with translational funding and strategic guidance to accelerate healthcare innovation. Established in 2014, NHIC supports the development of innovative technologies and services to improve healthcare delivery and patient care. NHIC funding aims to expedite the translation of an innovation towards a market-ready product.

NHIC-AstraZeneca Open Innovation Collaboration
NHIC and AstraZeneca’s collaboration provides Singapore’s clinical researchers with access to a curated list of AstraZeneca’s drug compounds for use in new studies to improve the understanding of a range of diseases, with a view to developing more effective treatments. The collaboration links the funding, expertise, resources and project management of AstraZeneca, NHIC and the successful research institution to provide a platform to explore novel disease pathways that would otherwise not be studied.


Date: 19 November 2016
Time: 2.30 pm to 4.30 pm
Venue: Academia, Level 2, PSL-2B


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