The event will focus on:
This will be the fifth Greenwich Biopesticides Event organised by the Enterprise Europe Network and the European Centre for Integrated Pest Management (at the Natural Resources Institute, University of Greenwich) in partnership with the Agrisciences Group of the Society of Chemical Industry (SCI).
The day is aimed at integrated pest management and biopesticide technology stakeholders: researchers and suppliers of current and new technologies, manufacturers, regulatory and government organisations/groups and of course the farmer and grower communities who are aspiring to use IPM principles and methodologies.
The network forum encourages and facilitates delegates to establish linkages with other players in the sector, to identify gaps, barriers and seize opportunities to collaborate as the pressures increase to reduce reliance on chemical usage.
The event, for which attendance is free, will follow the previously established format and comprise of:
Those registered with BASIS can claim 5 CPD points for attending.
|Date||Thursday 20th April 2017|
|08:30||Registration and coffee|
|09:00||Welcome and introduction by Dr Richard Hopkins, NRI, University of Greenwich|
|09:10||"Plants as Pesticides: from local uses to global perspectives" - Philip Stevenson, Professor of Plant Chemistry and Head of Chemical Ecology and Plant Biochemistry Group, NRI|
|09:45||"Biopesticides - safety and regulations" - Mick Hamer, Syngenta Fellow in Environmental Safety, Syngenta|
|10:30||"Enterprise Europe Network: how it supports the innovative green business" - Metodi Naydenov, EEN Business Adviser at University of Greenwich|
|10:45||Tea and coffee break|
|11:00||"Help Innovate UK fund your innovation" - Liliya Serazetdinova, Manager of the Agriculture team at Innovate UK Knowledge Transfer Network|
|11:30||Short pitch presentations by companies/organisations/researchers|
|13:40||Matchmaking 1:1 meetings|
|Registration||20 Jan – 18 Apr|
|Meeting Selection||20 Mar – 18 Apr|
|Costs||Free of Charge|
|Venue||Queen Anne Court, University of Greenwich, London|