21
Apr
2015

Co-hosted by Bionow and Science City York and in partnership with DEFRA, this one day conference will bring together businesses, academia and experts in the life sciences community to inspire your business for further growth and connect with peers and key contacts throughout the industry, enabling you to identify and meet with potential partners.

Conference Sponsor: Providion 
Networking Reception Sponsor: University of York 

Attracting delegates from across the region, the UK and abroad, bringing you presentations from key leaders within the sector and with opportunities to participate in one-to-one pre-booked meetings and workshops, this exciting conference is a must attend event of 2015.

Conference Programme

08.40 Coffee & Registration
09.00 Welcome to the Conference: Bionow and SCY will welcome delegates to the conference
09.05 Opening Address: Leading national figure will discuss the challenges that life science companies face today
09.25 Business Address: Antony Odell, CEO, Tissue Regenix –  Discussing the journey of Tissue Regenix so far, the challenges they have faced and how they have tackled them
09.45 Alternative Sources of Funding: Sam Whitehouse, COO, QuantuMDx and Indiegogo – We all know the usual suspects but what other funding is available and how can it be accessed?
10.05 Innovative IP: Yelda Kaya, Senior Director of Transactions, J&J Innovation – New Models to commercialise IP
10.25 Speaker Q&A – Opportunity to put questions to all speakers
10.45 Break, Exhibition and Networking
11.35 Announcement of NAFIC and engagement with SMEs and Industry: Professor Rob Edwards, Newcastle University and Capita
11.45 Overcoming Barriers: Routes to Market: 4 businesses will present on the challenges that have faced and the lessons learnt overcoming them.
12.45 Lunch, Exhibition and Networking
The afternoon session will consist of one-to-one ‘Speed Networking’ sessions* running concurrently with themed workshops and networking.
14.00 Workshop 1: An opportunity to Innovate with Fera, Defra, Newcastle University and Campus Partners
14.45 Workshop 2: E-Comms Made easy – Presented by HMA Digital Marketing and The Scott Partnership
15.30 Innovative and Collaborative Funding
16.15 Networking Summit: Wine and Cheese Reception sponsored by University of York

Delegate Prices
Non Member £95.00
Member £75.00
Students £65.00*

Discounts also available for 3+ delegates attending from the same organisation*

*Please contact Helen Williams on 07714 168020 or at helen.williams@bionow.co.uk to discuss the discounted rates and book your place.

Register Here