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Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2013


Professor Nicole Grobert
, Fellow in Materials Science, has been selected by the European Research Council (ERC) and invited by the World Economic Forum to present at the Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2013: Meeting the Innovation Imperative. The Meeting will be held from 11-13 September in Dalian, People's Republic of China, and Professort Grobert will be discussing 'Materials of the Future with the European Research Council. How is materials science transforming industries and improving lives?' The latest news release can be found here.

The Annual Meeting of the New Champions is the foremost global business gathering in Asia. Also known as the "Summer Davos", the Meeting creates a unique opportunity for exchange between leaders from top-ranked multinationals and chief executive officers of dynamic and fast-growing companies, including key decision-makers from government, media, academia and civil society. It will bring together more than 1,500 participants from 90 countries to share strategies and solutions and discuss global issues and risks. The New Champion communities - including Global Growth Companies, Young Global Leaders, Young Scientists, Technology Pioneers, Social Entrepreneurs and the World Economic Forum's youngest community, the Global Shapers - will once again engage with Forum Members and Partners during the seventh Annual Meeting of the New Champions.

 

Professor Grobert will also be participating in the European Forum Albach 2013, an interdisciplinary platform for science, politics, business and culture. The Forum will follow the theme of "Experiences and Values" and Professor Grobert will be taking part in the Technology Forum on 22 August 2013, 'From Research to Economic Success'.

A video highlighting the work of 10 ERC Proof of Concept grantees, including Professor Grobert, can be viewed here.

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