Director’s Council of Public Representatives (COPR)
NIH Public Bulletin – February 2010
Forum to Promote Collaboration Among Academia, Government, and Industry
When: February 17, 8:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m. and February 18, 2010, 8:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Where: NIH Campus, Natcher Conference Center, Building 45, Bethesda, MD
Institute: National Center for Research Resources (NCRR)
The CTSA Industry Forum: Promoting Efficient and Effective Collaborations Among Academia, Government and Industry, sponsored by NCRR, will explore ways to streamline the development of new drugs, devices, and diagnostics to improve the public health of the nation. You can join stakeholders from the Clinical and Translational Science Award institutions (CTSAs), government, industry, academia, and nonprofit research communities as they discuss current practices and successful management models. The forum also will include interactive breakout sessions on promoting effective collaborations and exploring public-private partnership opportunities, a networking reception, and a poster session.
The CTSA Industry Forum is free and open to the public. Registration is requested by February 5, 2010. You can also view the forum via videocast at http://videocast.nih.gov.