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Simulation and Modelling for Life Sciences/Health Sector

Simulation and Modelling for Life Sciences/Health Sector: Exploring the State-of-the-Art University of Glasgow

Workshop and Lunch 9th March 2016 – 11:45 to 15:00

Introduction to SimBest

SimBest is an Innovate UK funded project delivered by KTN

and NAFEMS which aims to reveal the present industrial best practice in the use of simulation and modelling techniques within the UK across several industry sectors. It is also investigating the state-of-the-art for these technologies by engaging with leading academic institutions.

The state-of-the-art study aims to provide a vision for what might be possible in future and how to help industry ‘raise its game’ in using these techniques.

A key driver is to improve the UK’s productivity and competitiveness (time to market, R&D costs, innovation capacity). Information from 1:1 interviews with academics working in the field and workshops such as this one will inform the SimBest report which will be provided to Innovate UK in April 2016.

The report will be a key input to future Innovate UK funding calls across several sectors which it is hoped will emphasis the role for modelling and simulation in future innovation activities.

This particular workshop also aims to explore modelling and simulation techniques,  potential translation of techniques between sectors with an emphasis on the life sciences/health, however we are also interested in looking at the underpinning technologies and techniques and resource requirements.

To set the scene we will have short presentations of current research then open to a workshop discussion to try and explore both applications and new modelling/ simulation techniques.

For further information contact David Calder david.calder@ktn-uk.org

Register here