Innovation Forum Edinburgh Event: Your Future - Careers Beyond Academia

  • Event:  Your Future - Careers Beyond Academia
  • When:  Thursday 26 November 2015
  • Time:  5 pm - 8.30 pm
  • Location:  Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine, ECRC Seminar Room, Western General Hospital, Crewe Road South, Edinburgh, EH4 2XU
  • Registration:  Please register here

Are you a Life Sciences Postgraduate who dreams of a future outside of academia?

Do you have burning questions on how to make the leap?

Well, Innovation Forum Edinburgh has the answers, so join our careers event to find out more! Representatives from Research and Development, Intellectual Property Law, Business Development, Medical Science Liaison / Sales and Medical Writing will give an insight into the roles, responsibilities, successes as well as challenges of their career. These established professionals have completed a Life Sciences Postgraduate degree or Postdoc themselves, and are therefore ideal to answer your questions and provide you with practical, valuable advice on how to make a successful career transition.

So come along to enter a world full of new possibilities! Come along to have a taste of what could be Your Future!


17:00-17:10 Registration

17:10-17:20 Introduction

17:20-17:40 Talk about career in Research and Development

17:40-18:00 Talk about career in Intellectual Property Law

18:00-18:20 Talk about career in Business Development

18:20-18:40 Break

18:40-19:00 Talk about career in Medical Science Liaison / Sales 

19:00-19:20 Talk about career in Medical Writing

19:20-19:40 Panel Discussion

19:40-20:30 Networking Session

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