Workshop: Funding for Innovation

This event aims to raise awareness of funding avenues and opportunities for collaborative research involving the public and private sectors of the forestry industry.

In association with The Scottish Forestry Trust, Highlands and Islands Enterprise, and Confor.

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Scottish School of Forestry

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A woodland scene


Presentations & Funding

11am - 11.05am Welcome (Joe Irvine, Director of Knowledge Exchange UHI)
11.05am - 11.15am Stuart Goodall (Chief Executive, Confor)
11.15am - 11.30am Bob Stubbs (Director, Scottish Forestry Trust)
11.30am - 11.45am Steven Hutcheon (Acting Regional Head of Technology and Innovation, Highlands
and Islands Enterprise)
11.45am - 12pm Euan Bowditch (Researcher, Inverness College UHI) - Scotland Can Do Innovation
Challenge Fund case study: Managing the large pine weevil (Hylobius abietis)
12pm - 12.15pm Carol-Ann Adams (Business Engagement Executive, Interface)
12.15pm - 12.30pm Ian Heywood (Knowledge Transfer Advisor, Knowledge Transfer Network)

Break - tea/coffee provided

Round table talks on key areas

12.45pm - 1.45pm - Chaired by Joe Irvine

Lunch, networking and one-to-ones*

1.45pm - 2.30pm *Please request one-to-ones in advance

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