Dr Elena Piletska selected to sit on key panels

ElenaDr Elena Piletska has been selected to sit on a major investment assessment panel: Biofilms Innovation Knowledge Centre (IKC). BBSRC and Innovate UK have recently launched the second phase of the UK Biofilms Programme to establish a Biofilms Innovation Knowledge Centre (IKC). A five year investment of approximately £12.5M will be provided to establish the IKC alongside an in-kind contribution of up to £1M worth of access to the High Performance Computing facilities within the Hartree Centre at the Science and Technology Facilities Council's (STFC) Daresbury Laboratory. BBSRC are now accepting applications from the research community to establish a Biofilms IKC.

For more information please view the Biofilms IKC call document attached or visit our UK Biofilms Programme webpage:


Elena has also been appointed by COST Association as External Expert for the evaluation of proposals submitted for the Open Call OC-2016-2. COST (www.cost.eu) is an intergovernmental framework for European Cooperation in Science and Technology, allowing the coordination of nationally-funded research on a European level.

We wish Elena well in both these roles.

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