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MediWales BioWales in London 2024

March 5

     

 

Level39, One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5AB
5th March 2024
8:30am – 6pm

Join us on the 5th March 2024 for the annual MediWales BioWales in London event in partnership with Canary Wharf Group and Kadans Science Partner.

The Welsh life science sector is a thriving and dynamic ecosystem and, particularly in the last few years, there have been significant developments around clinical innovation, medtech and diagnostics. This event provides a unique platform for exciting new innovations and companies looking for investment and collaborations. With presentations from a variety of Welsh companies at various stages of their investor journey and an expert investor panel.
We will also highlight NHS innovation and research collaboration opportunities, discussing clinical access, adoption and clinical trials.

We have limited sponsorship and exhibition opportunities available.
If you would like to find out more or get involved in the programme, please contact us here.

Delegates are also welcome to join us for the BioWales in London Pre-Event on the 4th March, hosted by Mathys & Squire at the Shard. Please note, you will need to register for this event separately here.

 

Draft programme:

9:30 – 11am Welcome and Opening Presentations

MediWales, Gwyn Tudor, CEO

Key Note Presentations:

Canary Wharf Group and Kadans Science Partner: Joint Venture Vision, Speaker TBC

Welsh Government, Mike Emery, Chief Digital and Innovation Officer (Health and Social Care)

Development Bank of Wales, Richard Thomson, Senior Investment Executive

Creo Medical, Chris Hancock, CTO and Founder

 

11 – 11:30am Break

 

Parallel Stream 1: Industry Showcases

11:30am – 1pm Industry Stream: Welsh Life Sciences Showcase

Imspex Diagnostics, John McKinley, CEO

Jellagen, Andrew Mearns Spragg, CEO

Copner Biotech, Jordan Copner, CEO

Corryn Biotechnologies, Luke Burke, CO-Founder & Director

Onya Therapeutics, Rachael McInnes, CEO

Ambrose Healthcare, Toby Wilson Waterworth, CEO

Simbec-Orion

 

1 – 2pm Lunch

 

2pm Industry Stream: Innovation Showcase

Llusern Scientific, Emma Hayhurst, CEO

Clinithink, Dr Chris Tackaberry, CEO & Co-Founder

EthicsGrade, Charles Radclyffe, CEO

eg technology, Ollie Croft, Business Development Engineer

Pentre Awel, Gareth Rees, Innovation and Business Lead

 

3pm Investor Panel Discussion

Chair: Kadans Science Partners, Mairi Dillion, Ecosystem Manager UK & Ireland

Development Bank of Wales, Mark Bowman, Venture Fund Manager

PwC, Phil Sampson, Head of Deals

Ascension Life Fund, Özgür Tuncer, Investment Partner

Deepridge Capital, Simon Tutton, Regional Director

Imspex Diagnostics, John McKinley, CEO

 

4pm Finance and Funding Panel

Welsh Government, Julie Russell, Business Development Manager, Inward Investment

Development Bank of Wales, Richard Thomson, Senior Investment Executive

Grant Thornton, Duncan Levesley, Director Public Advisory Service

Mathys & Squire IP Firm

 

Parallel Stream 2: Health & Research

11:30am – 1pm NHS/ Health Presentations

Chair: Welsh Government, Mike Emery, Chief Digital and Innovation Officer (Health and Social Care)

Welsh Government, Life Sciences and Innovation Division, Thomas James, Head of Innovation Strategy & Policy, Health &Social Services Group

NHS Cardiff & Vale University Health Board, Mark Briggs, Asst. Director of Innovation

NHS Digital Health & Care Wales, Rachel Gemine, Head of Research and Innovation

Life Sciences Hub Wales, Dr Gareth Healey, Head of Economic Development

Guys & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation, Adam Igra, Director of Innovation and Incubator

Bart’s Life Sciences, Sophie Williams, Lead Data Scientist

 

1 – 2pm Lunch

 

2pm Health & Research Stream Presentations

All Wales Medical Genomics Service, Sian Morgan, Consultant Clinical Scientist/Laboratory Director

Genomics England, Kate Witkowska​​​​, PhD, Strategic Partnership Director

Cardiff University, Medicines Discovery Unit, Richard Angell,  Commercialisation Lead

NHS Digital Health & Care Wales, Racheal Powell, Associate Director of Information, Intelligence & Research

Science & Engineering Health Technology Alliance (SEHTA), Eddie Tan, Senior Health Technology Research Analyst

Health & Care Research Wales

 

3:30pm Research & Collaboration panel

 

5pm Drinks Reception

 

This event is free for MediWales members and NHS staff to attend.

Non-member rate: 195 + VAT

Register to attend here.

If you would like to find out more or get involved in the programme, please contact us here.

Please contact us here if you are interested in a complimentary place. 

 

*image: MediWales BioWales in London 2023.

Details

Date:
March 5
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Organiser

MediWales
Phone:
029 2047 3456
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Venue

Level39
Level39, One Canada Square, Canary Wharf
London, E14 5AB United Kingdom
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