Longitude Prize: What makes a winner? Event at the London Science Museum

10 Mar 2015

Written by Longitude Prize Team

What will it take to win Longitude Prize? What will it take to win Longitude Prize? Do you think that you could win the Longitude Prize?
The Longitude Prize Committee and Nesta would like to invite you to hear about the £10m Longitude Prize and how you could get involved.

The Longitude Prize is a historic challenge with a £10 million prize fund that will be awarded to a competitor who can develop a point-of-care test that will identify when antibiotics are needed and, if they are, which ones to use.

If you think you can win or know someone who would be interested in competing –  reserve your tickets now.

– Lord Martin Rees, Astronomer Royal
– Imran Khan, CEO British Science Association
– Professor Mike Sharland, Professor of Paediatric Infectious Diseases, Lead Consultant Paediatrician, St George’s University
– Melissa Sterry, Renowned Futurist
– Professor Chris Toumazou, Regius Professor of Engineering at Imperial College and the Founder/ CEO of Toumaz Technology and DNA Electronics.

The event will be hosted by Steve Cross, UCL Head of Public Engagement.

Registration opens at 18.45 with the event starting promptly at 19.15 and finishing at 20.30.

There are only a limited number of places so please reserve your tickets now. The event is free, but you will need to sign up to attend. We look forward to seeing you there.

If you have any questions about the event then please email us.