2019 BioFocus Conference

2019 BioFocus Conference

The County Hotel - Newcastle
Wednesday 10th July

About

Bringing together Life Science & Healthcare Companies from across the UK

BioFocus is a one day conference, bringing together industry, academia and experts within the field of life sciences. Taking place in the North East of England, BioFocus will inspire your business to connect, engage, benefit and grow.

Comprising conference, exhibition and significant networking sessions, this event will provide a unique opportunity to hear about the latest technologies, innovations, key sector initiatives and funding opportunities.

We are delighted that Professor Roy Sandbach, Professor of Practice in Ageing Science and Innovation at Newcastle University and Che Connon, Professor of Tissue Engineering at Newcastle University and Academic Entrepreneur will be giving the Keynote Addresses at the Conference.

Sessions include:
  • Keynote Speakers
  • Ageing - The Global Challenge
  • Industry Showcases - Leading companies detailing their journey and sharing experiences
  • The Northern Accelerator
  • North East LEP initiatives in the healthcare sector
  • What is the Future for the Northern Life Science Sector

Sponsors

Conference Agenda

  • Arrival and Registration

  • Welcome

    Richard Baker, Head of Strategy & Policy, NE LEP

  • Keynote Address

    Roy Sandbach, Prof of Practice in Ageing Science & Innovation, Newcastle University

  • Ageing - A Global Challenge

    Session Chair: Roy Sandbach, Prof of Practice in Ageing Science & Innovation, Newcastle University
    Speakers:
    Nichola Conlon, CEO, Nuchido
    Miles Witham, Deputy Theme Lead Ageing Syndromes, NIHR
    Lynn Rochester, Professor of Human Movement Science, Newcastle University

  • Coffee, Networking & Exhibition

  • NE LEP Key Innovation Areas and Initiatives

    Session Chair: Michael Whitaker, NE LEP
    Speakers:
    Finn Willingham, Operations Manager, Newcastle Hospital Trust
    Alex Cole, Strategic Marketing Manager, Centre for Process Innovation
    Tom Beale, Commercial Development Manager, Medtech at Centre for Process Innovation

  • Industry Showcase - Leading companies share their journey and experiences

    Asif Tulah, Sales & Business Development Manager, Alcyomics
    Sam Whitehouse, CEO, LightOx
    Dai Hayward, Williams Process / Accelyo

  • Lunch, Networking & Exhibition

  • Keynote Address

    Professor Che Connon, Professor of Tissue Engineering at Newcastle University and Academic Entrepreneur

  • Northern Accelerator - University spin-outs companies share their experiences

    Session Chair:
    Tim Hammond, Director Commercialisation & Economic Development, Durham University
    Speakers:
    Mick Mclean, CEO, Atelerix
    Marie Labus, CEO, AMLo BioSciences
    Chris Coxon, Co-Founder, Pepmotec
     

  • What is the Future for the Northern Life Science Sector?

    Panel Members:
    Richard Baker, Head of Strategy & Policy, NE LEP
    Emma Banks, Managing Director, Ramarketing
    David Simpson, CEO, Iksuda Therapeutics
    Will Dracup, CEO, Biosignatures
    Rachel Morris, Business Manager, AHSN NENC

  • Close

Registration

Registration is now closed. For any further queries please contact events@bionow.co.uk

Exhibitor Packages

Gold Exhibitor Package Silver Exhibitor Package
  • Exhibition Space with table and 2 chairs
  • Exhibition Space with table and 2 chairs
  • Two delegate passes
  • One delegate pass
  • Company logo on conference delegate list
  • Company logo on conference delegate list
  • Recognition as gold exhibitior on twitter / linked-in
 
  • Company promotional / marketing literature in the delegate bags
 
Premium Member: £300.00 + VAT Premium Member: £250.00 + VAT
Member: £350.00 + VAT Member: £300.00 + VAT
Non-Member: £400.00 + VAT Non-Member: £350.00 + VAT

 

Venue

Venue

The County Hotel is one of Newcastle's original hotels dating back to 1874, located directly opposite Newcastle train station and within close proximity to the main shopping spots, museums and cultural attractions.

Location

The County Hotel
Neville Street
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 5DF