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London Session 3: Gaining the support of large organisations

  • UCL SCHOOL OF PHARMACY 29-39 Brunswick Square London, England, WC1N 1AF United Kingdom (map)

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Session 3: Findings through scientific research can be grand. In an academic environment, these high impact findings may not necessarily reach the public, even though it may directly affect this audience. Collaborating with large organisations, biotech companies, and the government may jump this hurdle. In this session, attendes will learn how to pitch outreach ideas to these organisations, and how to highlight benefits to that organisation in participating in translating scientific research that may not necessarily be a product of their institution. 

Speaker: Tijana Duric. 
GSK is working with many partners to eliminate and control some of the neglected tropical diseases. Tijana has been with GSK for 7 years, enetering as a supply chain manager. Her role now is tailored towards private-public partnerships and global health. Tijana looks after the supply planning for albendazole, a treatment for a variety of parasitic worm infections.