BioForward 2022 will feature:

  • Industry exhibition with a selection of over 40 trusted industry suppliers, specialising in: Pre-clinical and clinical development, IP, tax & financial management, regulatory compliance, insurance, facilities, location management, manufacturing, lab supplies, communications, sales & marketing, business development, new technology, consultancy, HR & talent
  • A packed programme of targeted workshop sessions, designed to provide R&D companies with the know-how and practical skills to support the growth of their business and overcome challenges. Workshop topics include: 

Building your team and board to maximise success | Business development - top tips on how to get it right | An insight into the latest regulatory compliance updates | R&D tax credits and incentives | Clinical trials - legislative updates you need to know | The power of communcations | How to negotiate with potential partners & collaborators | Funding options for your growing business | Top tips on presenting your company to the industry

  • A full day of pre-scheduled, in-person 1-1 partnering meetings that delegates can schedule at their convenience
  • Plenty of networking opportunities, including at the BioForward drinks reception at the end of the day

Why Attend?

BioForward is OBN's 'Roadmap for Growth' Life Sciences event, designed to provide the support, skills, know-how and industry connections required to build a commercially successful business.

Now in its fourth year, the event is attended by leaders and decision makers of growing R&D companies across all therapy and technological areas, and companies who provide critical support services to the life sciences ecosystem.

86% of all Life Science start-up's fail resulting in a huge waste of time, effort, capital, and numerous missed opportunities. It's often assumed that failure is mainly down to technical challenges but in reality statistics show that the predominant reason a start-up underperforms or a new product launch fails is due to a lack of planning or experience. This is where BioForward comes in – OBN's unique conference focusing on creating and developing a practical roadmap for growth.

Who should attend?

BioForward has been specifically designed for growing life sciences R&D companies, and high-quality Service Providers who can provide the critical support and advice required to help them build a commercially sustainable business.

For more information detailed in the flyer, please click here.


The King's Centre
Osney Mead
England, United Kingdom

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