Midlands Engine: Life sciences market visit to San Diego, Irvine and Los Angeles

Midlands Engine: Life sciences market visit to San Diego, Irvine and Los Angeles
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Published: March 4th, 2020

Are you a life sciences business in Herefordshire, Shropshire or Telford & Wrekin looking for opportunities in the United States?

Midlands Engine is taking a trade delegation to San Diego, Irvine and Los Angeles on 8 – 12 June 2020 with the option of visiting the BIO international convention and exhibition, the largest international biotechnology and pharmaceutical convention and partnering event.

life sciencesThe delegation will have the opportunity to attend pre-arranged meetings with businesses, researchers and universities who have expressed an interest in meeting with like-minded companies, networking receptions as well as being able to use temporary office space in Irvine and LA.

By joining the delegation, you can discover how to take advantage of:

•  Support services in setting up your subsidiary, including free temporary office space and administration support
•  Funding opportunities for companies that decide to set-up through accelerator programs and Angel/VC networks
•  Market opportunities with the wide life science CEO network of the chamber
•  R&D collaboration with universities, companies and local life science organisations
About BIO 2020:
The BIO International Convention is hosted by the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), which represents more than 1,100 biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centres and related organisations across the United States and in more than 30 other nations.

The key benefits of attending the convention are access to global biotech and pharma leaders via BIO one-on-one partnering, exposure to industry thought-leaders with over 500 education sessions at your fingertips, and unparalleled networking opportunities with 16,000+ attendees from 67 countries.

Click here for more information on BIO 2020.

A commitment fee of just £200 +VAT (San Diego only) or £400 + VAT (San Diego, Irvine and Los Angeles) is applicable for each organisation, with all delegates responsible for booking their own flights and accommodation.
Midlands Engine funding of £625 is available to eligible Midlands based companies.
TAP funding is also available against the purchase of a BIO 20 partnering pass. For more details please register via the link below. Priority will be given to midlands companies.

Click here to register your interest in this trade visit and receive more detailed information regarding the visit, free and without obligation.

Drop in sessions to discuss the market visit to be held on Wednesday 4 March at Biocity Nottingham, Tuesday 10 March in Coventry, Wednesday 18 March at Charnwood Campus, Loughborough and Thursday 26 March in Birmingham.

For any other enquiries contact the Department for International Trade West Midlands on [email protected] or call 0345 222 0159.
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