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Linking businesses on Norwich Research Park with early career scientists, students, and potential mentors

Event outline

Come join us at the Norwich Research Park to hear from two enterprises, Colorifix and Leaf Expression Systems Ltd, utilising cutting edge biological techniques and knowledge to change lives and rethink society. Learn about the exciting opportunities to support student enterprise at the University of East Anglia, as well as the existing commercial activities on the Norwich Research Park and how to collaborate with us. This event will allow networking between businesses, scientists, students, potential mentors, and RSB members.

Please note that this event will take place virtually.

The event will be of interest to those who are interested in enterprise, and those who would be interested in staying abreast of the research and commercialisation developments at the Norwich Research Park.


11:00    Welcome from the Chair, Dr Liliya Serazetdinova FRSB, Head of Business Development and Impact, Earlham Institute
11:05    Introduction to the Norwich Research Park, David Parfrey, Executive Chair of Anglia Innovation Partnership LLP Board
11:10    Bringing Life to Colour and Colour to Life, Dr Orr Yarkoni, CEO of Colorifix Ltd
11:30    Growing a plant-based biotech from seed - challenges, successe and future perspectives, Dr Ross Overman, Principal Scientist Process Development, Leaf Expression Systems Ltd
11:50    Opportunities to work with UEA students and scientists, Dr Richard Bowater, Associate Dean for Employability, UEA Faculty of Sciences and Sophia Weber, Biological Sciences Graduate, University of East Anglia
12:10    Q&A and networking
12:30    End

For further information on speakers, please download speaker biographies.

Cost and booking

This event is free to attend and advance booking is essential. Advance registration is essential through the link at the top of the page, in order to be sent the meeting joining link ahead of the event.


For event enquiries, please contact Liliya Serazetdinova at
For booking or website queries, contact Beth Morgan at or on 020 3925 3444.

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