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6th International Symposium on Biomedical Materials: Synergizing Partnerships, December 14 – 16, 2017, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore Campus, Pakistan

By: INIT
 Thursday, December 14, 2017

The INIT supported and collaborated with the COMSATS Institute of Information Technology Lahore Campus and few other partner intuitions in convening the 6th International Symposium on Biomedical Materials: Synergizing Partnerships on December 14 – 16, 2017. The Symposium aimed at developing synergy between identified stakeholders in Pakistan and beyond, facilitating industry scientists, promoting clinician linkages/interdisciplinary research in biomedical materials, strengthening involvement of public and private sector in biomedical materials research & development, adopting bio and research ethics protocols, developing scientist/industrial and clinician sensitivity to regulatory affairs & ethics, facilitating public engagement and knowledge dissemination, and developing route maps for spinning off science & technology based companies in Pakistan.

Collaborating Partner:        

  1. COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore campus;
  2. Inter Islamic Network on Information Technology (INIT), Islamabad;
  3. The University of Sheffield, UK; and
  4. Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, UK.

Participating Countries:      

  1. Islamic Republic of Pakistan;
  2. New Zealand;
  3. Ukraine; and
  4. United Kingdom.

Participants:  Around 300 Clinicians and Researchers from above given 4 countries participated in the symposium.



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Keywords: International Symposium