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Gryphons' LAAIR Finale

You are invited to attend the public presentation of the Gryphons' LAAIR Finale at the University of Guelph.

When: All day Wednesday 22 April 2015  9:15 am  to 4:15 pm
Where: Room PAHL 1810, Pathobiology Building, OVC (Corner of Gordon St and McGilvray St)
Audience: We have room for approximately 50 guests to watch.
Eight teams will be delivering compelling presentations to persuade the Gryphons (experts from industry) to fund their project with up to $125K to remove barriers that will subsequently promote the adoption of innovative UofG research by the Ontario Agri-food industry. 
Please feel free to invite anyone you know with an interest in commercializing leading edge agricultural research. 
Please try to enter the room in between Pitches to avoid disrupting presenters. 

Morning Session - first Pitch starts at 9:30am - each approximately 30 minutes
Gryphon Judges: John Webb, Adi Treasurywala, Gord Surgeoner, Patricia Folkins, Murray McLaughlin, and Don Stewart

~ 9:30 am Gregoy Bedecarrats - LED lights for improving poultry broiler production
~ 10:05 am Suresh Neethirajan - Lab-on-a-chip diagnostics for bovine ketosis
~ 10:40 am Bonnie Mallard - Measuring the High Immune Response in beef cattle
~ 11:15 am Emma Allen-Vercoe - Microbiome therapeutics for pigs

Afternoon Session - first Pitch at 1:30pm
Gryphon Judges: John Webb, Adi Treasurywala, Gord Surgeoner, Patricia Folkins, Sandy Marshall and Rosa Lupo

~  1:30 pm John Dutcher - Animal biomedical applications for Phytospherix (nano-polyscaccharides)
~  2:05 pm George van der Merwe - Developing novel yeast strains for craft brewers
~  2:40 pm Max Jones - Bioreactors for fruit tree propagation
~  3:15 pm Medhat Moussa - Robotics and vision systems for greenhouses

Day wraps up before 4:30pm.
If you have any questions or feedback to improve our event, please contact :

David Hobson DVM, DVSc, PEng

Coordinator - Gryphons' LAAIR Funding Program

Manager, Technology Transfer 

University of Guelph - Catalyst Centre

50 Stone Road East

Guelph, ON Canada N1G 2W1

W 1.519.824.4120 x58859