1st CRS – CoRE-Net Industry-Academia Networking Day

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The Controlled Release Society (CRS) and the CoRE-Net group linking industry and academia in Controlled Release technologies in Singapore, are co-hosting the first Industry-Academia Networking Day, to be held on June 23rd, 2017, at Biopolis in Singapore. This event will feature three excellent plenary speakers, a poster session, and lots of networking opportunities between researchers and industry leaders, with representation from local CRS chapters. This is a great networking opportunity designed to add value to your CRS or CoRE-Net membership and encourage regional interaction and collaboration.

Registration has Closed for this event

If you missed out, please mark your diary for our next event – the Joint Asian (AU,MY,NZ,IN,CN,TW) Chapter meeting of the Controlled Release Society proposed for 24th and 25th September, 2018 in Singapore.



Final Program

9.00 Opening (Ben Boyd and Alex van Herk)

9.15 Speaker 1 – Assoc. Prof. Alejandro Sosnik (Technion – Israel Institute of Technology)

“Polymeric micelles as drug delivery platform: Challenges and opportunities”

10.15 ‘Poster entrees 1’ – Short poster presentations (2 min each)

10.45 Teabreak and posters

11.15 Speaker 2 – Dr Motoichi Kurisawa (IBN, A*STAR)

12.15  ‘Poster entrees 2’ – Short poster presentations (2 min each)

12.45 Lunch, poster judging by all participants, 1 on 1 networking

13.45 Speaker 3 – Dr How Yee Fat (Bentz Jaz Group Singapore)

14.45-15.15 Panel problem – bringing academia and industry together for problem solving

15.15 Poster awards

15.30 End of Meeting and Informal refreshments



Poster Presentations

We encourage research students, especially those with industry oriented industry projects, to present a poster on the work in the Controlled Release field. All student poster presenters will give a Poster on the Podium short 2-3 minute/one slide presentation in the morning to compete for the poster prize –  The Controlled Release Society is sponsoring a Student registration to the 2018 CRS Annual Meeting in New York City.

Postdocs and industry representatives are also invited to present posters but will not be eligible for the poster prize.

Please submit your abstract limited to a single page as a pdf using the linked template mailed to ControlledReleaseAsia@gmail.com


Please direct any other enquiries to ControlledReleaseAsia@gmail.com