BioForward, Tuesday 24 September 2024

New Venue: Oxford Technology Park

BioForward is OBN's 'Roadmap for Growth' Life Sciences event, designed to provide the support, skills, know-how and industry connections required to catalyse the growth of your company. 

Now in its sixth year, BioForward is attended by leaders and decision makers of growing R&D companies across all therapy and technological areas, alongside companies who provide the specialist services, products, advice and expertise essential for all companies as they grow. 

BioForward Features:

  • An Industry exhibition showcasing 50 trusted industry suppliers across: 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 throughout the day

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

New Venue for 2024 – Oxford Technology Park

We are delighted to moving BioForward to a brand-new space for 2024 – Life Science REIT's Oxford Technology Park. We will take a whole floor of one of the Tech Boxes, designed to provide state of the art office and advanced R&D laboratory space, and accommodate Oxford's rapidly growing life science ecosystem. The Tech Boxes, ranging from 22,635 sq.ft to 45,580 sq.ft offer flexible space suitable for a variety of R&D, Laboratory, Office and Production uses, and a perfect home for OBN's BioForward one-day conference as well!

Who should attend?

BioForward is targeted at two audience segments:

  • Growing life sciences R&D companies
  • High-quality life sciences service providers keen to interact with the R&D community

Ticket Type & Price*:

R&D Companies: first company ticket is complimentary

R&D Additional ticket: £80 + VAT

Non-R&D (OBN Member): £350 + VAT

Non-R&D (Non Member): £450 + VAT

Emerging Academic Entrepreneurs: 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.  

Click here to book

Exhibiting & Sponsoring BioForward:

BioForward provides industry sponsors and exhibitors a highly valued, targeted and effective platform from which to showcase their company to a large and engaged audience of emerging R&D companies and fellow service providers across the life sciences industry.


Exhibition stands can be booked and paid for online here

Click here for full package details and prices.


Oxford Technology Park
Technology Dr, OX5 1GN
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

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Contact us

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