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Funding Opportunities with Industry Partners
This event is not run by an association in the Tech Alliance, but may be of interest to some members.
Join us for a live, interactive webinar with Bayer Crop Science, one of the world’s leading innovators in crop science and pest control.
Bayer scientists will be discussing two new funding opportunities on Halo as part of their Grants4Ag program. Bayer primarily identifies large-scale and long-term collaborations through this annual initiative.
Following a presentation, the Bayer team will answer questions directly from researchers during a live Q&A. You can review the opportunities in advance here.
Who should attend:
- PIs, Postdocs and Grad Students
Relevant areas of expertise:
- Plant & Crop Science
- Chemistry & Biochemistry
- Data Science
Here’s what you’ll learn:
- Bayer’s preferred approaches and how to make your proposal stand out
- How Bayer’s Grants4Ag program is different from other funding opportunities
- How Bayer can help bring your innovations to the world
Phil Taylor, PhD
Open Innovation Lead, Bayer Crop Science
Phil joined Bayer in 2018 upon the acquisition of Monsanto where lead Biotech New Investments and fostered external R&D engagements. Today as Open Innovation Lead, Phil plays a central role cultivating relationships with researchers around the world and providing a home at Bayer for them to accelerate their ideas.
Simon Maechling, PhD
Innovation Scout, Bayer Crop Science
Simon has spent his career working in the agrochemicals industry. As an experienced project manager, he has worked in organic synthesis, drug discovery and life sciences. Simon now scouts for innovation at Bayer Crop Science.