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BioForward 2024

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Save the Date: 24 September 2024, Oxfordshire

BioForward 2023

Tuesday 26 September, The Kings Centre, Oxford

 After record numbers in 2022, BioForward is back and bigger than ever!

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 fifth year, BioForward is attended by leaders and decision makers of growing R&D companies across all therapy and technological areas, alongside companies who provide services that help support the sustainable growth of emerging companies throughout the life sciences ecosystem.

BioForward Features:

  • An Industry exhibition showcasing 50 trusted industry suppliers, specialising in a range of services, including: 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 series of focused and practical workshop sessions
  • A full day of pre-scheduled, in-person 1-2-1 partnering meetings powered by PartneringONE
  • Plenty of formal and informal networking opportunities, including lunch provided by Oxford's finest food trucks and the BioForward drinks reception
  • New for 2023! Complimentary transport to and from the venue from a range of Science parks in the Oxford region. To book your place click here

➡ View a short clip of BioForward 2022 here, and see what it's all about!

Who should attend?

BioForward is targeted at two audience segments:

1) Growing life sciences R&D companies

2) High-quality life sciences focused service providers

Ticket Type & Price*:

R&D Companies: first company ticket is complimentary

R&D Additional ticket: £75 + VAT

Non-R&D (OBN Member): £300 + VAT

Non-R&D (Non Member): £350 + VAT

Life Sciences Students: Complimentary tickets are also available for entrepreneurial life sciences PhD or DPhil Students.

*Prices shown do not include VAT (at 20%)

All tickets include access to the exhibition, partnering, networking, catering and the drinks reception.

Please click here to book your ticket/s.


The King's Centre
Osney Mead
England, United Kingdom

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Contact us

For additional event or venue information, please email can also reach us at +44 1235420870

PLEASE NOTE: From 11 April 2023 to October 2023 Botley Road will be closed to traffic at the railway bridge between Cripley Road and Frideswide Square. This does not affect The King's Centre because cars coming up Botley Road from the A34 can still access Ferry Hinksey Road to reach us.

Railway lines through Oxford will be closed between 29th July and 6th August 2023 for track and platform work.  Pedestrians, mobility scooters and cyclists coming from Oxford city and the railway station will have access throughout the work.