Call for Experts: FinCEAL Plus Asia Co-organizes Singapore-Finland Research Seminar on Metabolic Diseases – “How to Win the War on Diabetes?” in Singapore, on 28 November 2018

UniPID - Finnish University Partnership for International Development / FinCEAL Plus and the Embassy of Finland in Singapore are organizing a high-level research seminar focusing on Science, Technology and Innovation Cooperation (STI) in personalized health and metabolic diseases, in Singapore, 28 November 2018.

The seminar is supported by Team Finland, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, Ministry of Education and Culture, Embassy of Finland in Singapore as well as other relevant entities from Singapore and Finland.

The seminar invites experts on Personalized Health, and related areas from academia and industry, as well as Government representatives and other stakeholders from Singapore and Finland to present and discuss about key Personalized Health and metabolic diseases related research aspects. The seminar aims to provide a platform for developing concrete joint innovation and research cooperation initiatives.

The objectives of the Seminar are to:

• Provide a space for different stakeholders to share their expertise and experiences related to key topics;
• Discover untapped opportunities for cooperation and establish new partnerships in Science, Technology and Innovation between the two regions;
• Identify and highlight current successful practices for mutual learning;
• Strengthen the participation of the private sector from both regions in STI partnerships; as well as
• Identify new joint research and business opportunities and incentivize long term win-win commercial relations and formation of concrete new projects.

We are now inviting experts from Finnish universities, research institutions and universities of applied sciences to express their interest in joining the Finnish expert delegation to the event. Please contact FinCEAL Plus Asia Coordinator Jarkko Mutanen (Jarkko.Mutanen(at)uef.fi) with a brief description (max one A4 page) of your expertise in the field of personalized health, your CV and previous experience and current interest in STI cooperation with Singapore.

The deadline of this call is Monday 29.10.2018. The selected experts will be notified by 30.10.2018.