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The Year of Science and Industry showcases excellence in UK industrial science and aims to strengthen links between the Society, industry, academia, and the public.
The following programme of events form a part of the activities during the Year.
Royal Society GlaxoSmithKline Prize Lecture given by Professor Adrian Bird CBE FMedSci FRS on 22 January 2013.
Dial-a-Molecule EPSRC Grand Challenge theme event at 3M Buckley Innovation Centre, University of Huddersfield on 5 February 2013.
Theo Murphy international scientific meeting on 7 and 8 February 2013.
Scientific discussion meeting on 11 and 12 February 2013.
Royal Society Milner Award lecture given by Professor Gordon Plotkin FRS on 13 February 2013.
Scientific discussion meeting on 15 and 16 April 2013, with associated satellite meeting, Cell polarity in the Systems Medicine era: the next 10 years.
The Royal Socoety Kavli Lecture will be given by Professor Neil Greenham on 17 April 2013.
Scientific discussion meeting on 13 and 14 May 2013.
The Summer Science Exhibition will be held 2 - 7 July 2013. Proposals for exhibits from industry have been encouraged.
Scientific discussion meeting on 30 September and 01 October 2013 at the Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester.
The Royal Society Pfizer Award is made to scientists working in the biological sciences to promote capacity-building in Africa. The award ceremony will be held in October 2013.
A celebration of the Royal Society's support for innovation in science and technology, which will be held in November 2013.
Brian Mercer Award for InnovationThis scheme is for scientists who wish to develop an already proven concept or prototype into a near-market product ready for commercial exploitation.
Brian Mercer Feasibility AwardsThis scheme is for scientists who wish to investigate the feasibility of commercialising an aspect of their research.
Industry FellowshipThis scheme is for academic scientists who want to work on a collaborative project with industry and for scientists in industry who want to work on a collaborative project with an academic organisation.
Royal Society Enterprise FundThe Royal Society Enterprise Fund is a new initiative aimed at providing equity finance and other support to start up companies with outstanding commercial potential founded on excellent science and technology.
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