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Newcastle Laboratory Business Pitching

Location: The Core, Newcastle Helix (Newcastle Science Central), Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5TF

Invest Newcastle, Bionow and Cam-Sci will be co-hosting a breakfast update and networking opportunity for companies operating in the life sciences and healthcare sector, and associated supply chain.

This is a great opportunity to:

  • Hear about progress at Newcastle Helix - the largest city-centre development outside of London - with details of its brand new commercial laboratory and office space, Newcastle Laboratory, due to open in October 2018;  
  • Source new contacts and ideas; 
  • Find out what’s happening within the commercial community; and  
  • Pitch your services to businesses working within life sciences and healthcare 

This will be followed by hard hat tours of Newcastle Laboratory.

The event is aimed at the following audience;

  • Businesses interested in becoming tenants of Newcastle Laboratory. 
  • Existing pre-let/waiting list tenants (to whom tour priority will be given). 
  • Bionow members interested in learning more about Newcastle Laboratory and Newcastle Helix. 
  • Life sciences and healthcare professionals from across the North.

The value of rapid pitching and networking activities is of real value to help to support the growth of businesses. It helps to identify business development opportunities, source business-critical expertise and development of collaborative routes to market. The aim of the event is to integrate the networks within the sector and create new opportunities for all.

Companies wishing to participate in the company updates, will be given a 2-minute slots to cover the following points (up to 20 companies):

  • Who are you? 
  • What is your business? 
  • What is your offer or technology?  
  • Updates, opportunities or requests from your business to others?

Please contact Matt Bratton, Invest Newcastle, / +44 (0) 191 440 5764 to request a pitching slot.

A limited number of exhibition spaces will also be available.

Details of the companies participating in the pitching session will be circulated in advance to help you to identify potential companies of interest.

Following the elevator pitches there will be chance for further informal networking to explore opportunities with companies of interest. 

0830 – 0900   Registration, refreshments and networking 
0900 – 0910   Welcome by Matt Bratton, Invest Newcastle, brief update on Newcastle Helix
0910 – 0925   David Lupson, Cam-Sci, update on Newcastle Laboratory
0925 – 0940   Business Pitching hosted by Bionow
0940 – 1020   Company pitches
1020 – 1040   Networking
1040 – 1130   Hard hat tours of Newcastle Laboratory (in groups, with final group possibly finishing around noon - please allow time for this, if the event is heavily attended.)

To register for the event, go to: