Scottish Health & Innovation Network for Entrepreneurship (SHINE) 

SULSA are supporting a new national network builder, SHINE, which is working toward bringing together innovators and entrepreneurs with ideas at the bio and or health interface across Scotland, through a series of online webinars. 

Webinar 4: Small Molecules for Targeting Disease - May 2021

This webinar will take place in May 2021 and has a Small Molecules for Targeting Disease focus featuring inspiring entrepreneur and leader presentations from:

  • Alessio Ciulli (Amphista) Small molecules for targeting protein degradation
  • Alison Culpan (Director of ABPI Scotland)
  • Marcel Jaspars and Orode Aniejurengho (GyreOx) Macrocyclic Peptide Libraries for targeting disease

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Organisers: University of St Andrews and University of Strathclyde SHINE Committee

                 

 

Webinar 3: Entrepreneurial Optics and Spectroscopy - December 2020

This webinar took place in December 2020 and focused on Entrepreneurial Optics and Spectroscopy – from sensing to treating. It featured inspiring entrepreneur presentations from: 

  • Jennifer Hastie: Developing novel lasers for new technologies           
  • Mark Bradley: Proteus: Optical imaging probes for personalised medicine
  • Lightwater Sensors: Ross Gillanders (Converge KickStart Winner): Spectroscopy for Sensing Substances in the Environment

Organisers: University of St Andrews and University of Strathclyde SHINE Committee

       

Webinar 2: Diagnostics - November 2020

This webinar took place in November 2020 and focused on Diagnostics: from frugal engineering for diagnosing eye disease, through pipe detection systems, to detecting bacterial Achilles’ heels. This event featured presentations and a panel session from four inspiring entrepreneurs:

  • ArcLight : William Williams & Andrew Blaikie
  • Novosound: Dave Hughes & Adela Rabell Montiel
  • Inventor of SLIC: Dr Robert Hammond, presenting solutions for antibiotic susceptibility testing

Organisers: University of St Andrews SHINE Committee


              

 

Webinar 1: Entrepreneurial Solutions Towards Addressing COVID-19 - September 2020

This webinar took place in September 2020 and featured three short and inspiring presentations from Scottish Innovators looking to find and develop solutions for treating and reducing transmission of COVID-19. Over 100 people heard about their journey to innovation and translation at this first event in the series.

  • Clearwater Hygiene: Andrew and Rachel Montague
  • Pneumagen: Garry Taylor
  • Novabiotics: Deborah O’Neil

Organisers: University of St Andrews SHINE Committee