Star Speakers Confirmed for
BioTrinity 2017 Panels
The BioTrinity agenda of panel discussions is continuing to take shape with a tranche of new speakers confirmed in the last couple of weeks including;  Professor Denise Kelly from Seventure Partners and Professor Ian Charles from the Quadram Institute joining the Microbiome panel; Peter Dines from Mercia Fund Management, Dr Dara Henry from GSK and Dr Catherine Beech from Exonate confirming for 'Securing Investment from non-dilutable sources' panel, and Dr Adam Stoten from Oxford University Innovation and Kate Bingham from SVLS now confirmed on the 'Pharma Licensing - Pros and Cons of Early Stage Collaboration with Big Pharma' panel.
The 2017 conference is panning out to be a really interesting few days, so if you haven't already done so, book your delegate pass here and stay tuned to for all the latest updates.
Applications Now Open for the The North of England Life Sciences Accelerator
The North of England Life Sciences Accelerator (NELSA) is looking for early stage businesses and those with a business idea in the life science and healthcare sector.

An integrated programme of 
support, NELSA is a unique collaboration between the BioCity Group, BioHub at Alderley Park, Manchester Science Partnerships, The N8 Research Partnership, the Northern Health Science Alliance, Alderley Park Ventures and Catapult Ventures.

Successful applicants will be invited to join NELSA and benefit from: a place on the BioCity Accelerator programme, seed funding via Catapult Ventures & Alderley Park Ventures, 1:1 coaching, mentorship via the UK wide Expert Network, access to clinicians / clinical validation via the NHSA, advice & introductions to investors to secure further funding, free virtual tenancy at BioHub at Alderley Park, access to shared facilities & analytical laboratory at Alderley Park.

If you are interested you will have to move quickly, the application deadline is 31 January 2017. Click here for further information on how to apply.
Harwell HealthTec Call Deadline Extension
Due to very high interest in the call, the deadline has been extended to 26th January 2017 for submissions. Click here for more information.
Hosted Delegate Invitation - Newcastle Academic Health Partners Industry Month
Last month we ran an article about the Newcastle Academic Health Partners Industry Month. We have just heard that the events have been expanded to include an Invest Newcastle Showcase - Newcastle: A City of Opportunity on 01 March.

The organisers are also offering a fully-hosted invitation including two nights bed and breakfast, complimentary tickets to the events, talks and tours with key life science partners in the city and dinner with local businesses QuantuMDx and NewGene, and Newcastle University.

This incentive is targeted at those interested in locating in Newcastle Laboratory - and not currently in Newcastle/North East England. The organisers are happy to cover the costs of the above for one delegate per company. Click here for more information.

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