2021 BioCap Conference

2021 BioCap Conference

Digital Event
Thursday 30th September 2021


Looking to invest in innovative life science companies? Seeking investment for your business? BioCap is the conference to achieve this! 

The BioCap Conference provides a unique meeting place connecting life sciences businesses, researchers and investors. Join us in navigating the life sciences funding landscape and identifying the life science investment opportunities that will advance and support the success of your business. 

This not to be missed conference offers a great opportunity to further discuss future collaborations in one-to-one meetings. Helping businesses to realise their full potential, whatever your funding requirements are.

Investors Attending:
Foresight Group, British Business Bank, Perscitus LLP, China Investors Club, Johnson & Johnson Innovation, MTI Ventures, Cathay Capital, Epidarex Management Ltd, Kreos Capital, Bonaccord, GIMV NV, London Stock Exchange, Meltwind Advisory, GHO Capital, Oyster Venture Partners, Panakes Partners, DeBere Partners Limited, Shore Capital, Apposite Capital, Ascension, JWC Consulting, Angel Investors, Longwall Ventures, Venionaire Capital, Go Global World Inc., Amadeus Capital Partner, R42 Group, Growceanu, Ventac Partners, Maven Capital Partners, Outsized Ventures, Catapult Ventures, GSK, NG Partners LLP, Wisdon Works Ventures, Novartis, Syncona, IPF Partners, SV Health - Dementia Discovery Fund, Northstar Ventures, CPI Ventures, Bamburgh Capital, Monograph, Debiopharm International SA, Acceleris Capital, Startup Wise Guys Accelerator, SFC Capital, Alpha Blue Ocean Advisor Lts, JJDC, SP Angel Corporate Finance, Peel Hunt, Cianoalgoe, Deepbridge Capital, UK Innovation and Science Seed Fund, UKI2S, Limerston Capital Partners, Downing Ventures, Metaplanet, Depo Ventures, Lundbeckfonden Ventures, AstraZeneca, LSP, Norgine Ventures, Novalis, Independent Investors and more to follow....

Conference Sponsors

Investor Insight Speakers

Jia-Yi Har

Managing Director, Cathay Capital

Jia-Yi Har is a London-based Managing Director at Cathay Hea...

Adrian Field

Partner, Perscitus LLP

Adrian has over 16 years of experience in investment both in...

Diana Saraceni

Founder and Managing Partner, Panakès Partners

Founder of Panakes, Diana has over 20 years of international...

Conference Agenda

  • Virtual Registration Desk

    Bionow will be here to welcome delegates and answer any questions that you may have.

  • Conference Welcome

    Stella James, Head of Business Development & Engagement, Bionow

  • Investor Insight Presentation

    Jia-Yi Har, Managing Director, Cathay Capital

  • The Investors View: Alternative Funding

    This session will explore new sources of funding for the life science sector
    Session Chair: Simon Wallwork, Partner, Slater Heelis
    Hannah Wade, Head of Investor Partnerships / COO, CPI Enterprises
    Ben Long, Partner, Inflexion
    Alex Clarkson, Co-Owner, Bamburgh Capital
    Tej Panesar, Investment Director - Life Sciences, British Patient Capital

  • Break

  • Pitching Competition

    Head Judge: Alfredo Ramos, Managing Director, CPI Enterprises
    Judging Panel
    Oliver Sexton, Investment Director, Midven
    Ben Carter, Investment Manager, Deepbridge Capital 
    Ala Alenazi, Investment Associate, Ascension Life Fund 
    Kate Ronayne, Investment Director, Longwall Venture Partners LLP 

    The competiton finalists are:

    • Jane Theaker, CEO, Kinomica Ltd
    • Aubrey Dunford, Managing Director, C Major Ltd
    • Tony Lockett, Co-founder and Principal Investigator, MEDQP Ltd
    • Jason Laing, Director, BioPod Ltd
    • Sterghios Moschosio, Founder & CSO, PulmoBioMed Ltd
    • Scott Robinson, President & CSO MicroQuin
    • Ajay Mistry, Founder & CEO, Oppilotech Ltd
    • Bill Shepherd, Founder & CEO, Gliff Ltd
    • Ruben Dawkins, Director / Anthony Day, Director, Link Biologics Ltd

  • Break

  • Investor Insight Presentation

    Diana Saraceni, Founder and Managing Partner, Panakès Partners

  • The Anatomy of a Listed Company

    Hear the dynamics and challenges of listing a life science company
    Session Chair: Graham Bond, Head of Life Sciences, RSM UK
    Lisa Anson, CEO, Redx Pharma
    Alastair Smith, CEO, Avacta
    Tiffany Thorn, CEO, BiVictriX Therapeutics
    Lyn Rees, CEO, Yourgene Health

  • Company Showcases

    A journey of investment success. Discover the  experiences of some of the UK’s most innovative companies
    Session Chair: Simon Bradbury, Partner, Appleyard Lees
    David Simpson, CEO, Iksuda Therapeutics
    Jenny Barnett, CEO, Monument Therapeutics
    Neil Loxley, CEO, IBEX Innovations

  • Break

  • Investor Insight Presentation

    Adrian Field, Partner, Perscitus LLP

  • Perspective from Big Pharma

    Session Chair: Avi Spier Head of Search & Evaluation, Novartis
    Anna Williamson, Executive Director, Head of UK Business Development, Roche/Genentech
    Nerida Scott, Head of Innovation, Johnson and Johnson
    Natalia Novac, Senior Director – Venture Science, Eli Lilly
    Shaun Grady, Senior Vice President - Business Development Operations, AstraZeneca
    Martin Crook, Executive Director - Oncology Search and Evaluation, Bristol Myers Squibb 

  • Pitching Competition Results

    Announced by Alfredo Ramos, Managing Director, CPI Enterprises

  • Fireside Chat

    Martino Picardo in conversation with Colin Sinclair, CEO, Sciontec Liverpool

  • Biotech & Beers

    Digital Networking


Registration will open shortly. For any further queries please contact info@bionow.co.uk

Showcase Companies



Company Showcase Packages

Pre-recorded company showcases will provide participants with the opportunity to introduce their company, promote and generate interest in specific products or services, attract potential partners and collaborations and most of all grow your network!

These digital exhibition packages have been introduced to provide additional benefit and value to delegates, who can create a captivating video presentation and increase engagement with fellow delegates.

Each Company Showcase Package will consist of:- 

  • 1 x Delegate Pass
  • Pre-recorded Company Showcase (3 minutes in length)
  • Showcase uploaded to Event Delegate Area Pre-conference and available Post-conference
  • News Article promoting the Conference and Company showcases with link to pre-recorded material to be circulated to the network and Bionow website / newsletter
  • Social Media Content as a Showcase Company in the run up to the Event
  • Logo on Event page on Bionow website

Please click HERE to view the Company Showcase Guidelines