Welcome to the April edition of OBN Update.
With the dreadful events unfolding in Ukraine, we felt it would be appropriate to suggest a way that our network could offer its support. Given the ever-worsening humanitarian situation, we concluded that the most practical way to provide immediate assistance was for us to donate to the British Red Cross
, and we encourage our Members and Supporters to consider doing the same.
Visit our Events page
for a full list of all upcoming OBN and OBN Member events.
|CONNECT magazine Spring 2022|
We are pleased to announce that the Spring edition of our CONNECT magazine is now available for download.
This issue's Spotlight article, by Dr Harry Destecroix, Managing Partner at Science Creates Ventures, looks at how we can improve the university IP licensing process to boost wider UK innovation.
View or download the latest issue here
|BioThirstday at Oxford Technology Park|
Start planning your partnering meetings at BioTrinity. Powered by Hello Partnering
, the partnering system allows you to request and accept meetings for both the in-person days (26th & 27th April) and the bonus virtual only day (28th April).
Once you have registered for BioTrinity, you will receive details directly from Hello Partnering on how to activate your account. Contact email@example.com
if you have any queries.
AseBio Investor Day is the leading event for introducing innovative Spanish biotechnology projects to leading international investors and pharmaceutical & industrial companies.
AseBio is offering a 15% discount to OBN Members wishing to attend. Just enter the code OBN15 when purchasing your ticket.
In collaboration with the Belgian Foreign Trade Agency, OBN is organising a showcase and networking event with presentations from 30 leading Belgian life science companies.
Taking place on 11 May at St Hilda’s College, Oxford, the day is focused on building relationships and fostering collaboration between innovators from the Belgian life sciences ecosystem and their counterparts in the UK.
|OBN's new Communications and Marketing Manager|
OBN is delighted to welcome Colin O'Neill to the team following his relocation from Belgium where he was co-director of Pyramidion. He's made a great start, including turning around his first edition of our Connect
magazine in record time!
Colin is your OBN contact for all things media related, from posting news, events and job vacancies on our website, to booking advertising space or articles in Connect or Update.
Join us at The Catalyst in Newcastle on 24th May for our next BioTuesday: ‘A Spotlight on the Latest Research and Innovation In Ageing, Longevity, and Data in the North East’.
We will be announcing speakers in the coming weeks and are looking forward to meeting you, so do put the date in your diary.
The OBN Awards, now in their 14th year, are a highly regarded and sought-after awards programme for the Life Sciences industry, designed to celebrate innovation and outstanding achievement across all corners of the life sciences industry.
Nominations for the awards are now open, with the deadline for first round entries on Friday 29th July.
BioForward is our one-stop shop for R&D companies to meet and build relationships with the valued industry service providers that will help their business thrive.
This year, we will have an enhanced exhibition area and are offering R&D companies one complimentary ticket to the event.
If you are interested in exhibiting at BioForward, download our sales flyer
for more information.
|BioTrinity Media Supporter discounts|
|BioPartner conference discounts|
OBN Members can access significant conference discounts through BioPartner.
Discount information can be found here.
|Welcome to our New Members|
Contact Lee Pratley to find out how you can make huge savings on:
Lab and office supplies
If you have any News, Jobs or Events you would like to share with OBN Members and Contacts, please email Colin O'Neill, Communications and Marketing Manager, with the details.
|Thank you to all our Corporate Sponsors|