4th December, 2014. St David’s Hotel, Cardiff

The one day event will be a valuable day of briefings and networking for those within the life science and health technology communities and research clinicians from the NHS. Over 300 delegates are expected to come together to understand critical strategic trends that will impact on their businesses, receive the latest insights from key opinion leaders and network with clinical researchers and senior NHS and industry stakeholders.

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We are proud to announce that Health Research Wales are our NHS Partner.

Our conference is free to NHS clinicians. Contact Tess for further details.




Interested in exporting to South East Asia?

We have in-market UKTI representatives attending from: Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam. We can facilitate meetings with these international delegates to discuss opportunities.


A partnering event is being hosted by EEN Wales to help companies develop commercial and research partnerships through pre-selected b2b meetings. For more information please contact anna.pearce@bic-innovation.com. To take part in the partnering event download the registration form below.

Download partnering form here



UK Partner

UK Partner

UK Partner

UK Partner

UK Partner

Companion Event

Companion Event

International Partner

Pharmaceutical Development
Seminar Stream

The Impact of Regulatory Changes - Falsified Medicines Directive

Security of the Supply Chain

Cell Therapies and Regenerative Medicine

Finance and funding for R & D and Clinical Trials

Medical Technology
Seminar Stream

The Impact of Regulatory Changes - Medical Device Directive and Diagnostics Regulatory Update

UK Procurement and Innovation Initiatives

Engaging with the NHS - Clinical Unmet Needs

International Seminar

Plenary Sessions

  • Regulatory Update from the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)
  • Open Innovation and Big Data in Healthcare Research
  • Personalised Medicine and Companion Diagnostics
  • Regenerative Medicine and Wound Healing
  • Wellcome Trust funding for Innovations


Keynote Speakers

We are delighted to welcome a world-class group of industry experts to Cardiff

John Wilkinson OBE
Director of Devices

Peter Ellingworth
Chief Executive

Dr Steven Kesten M.D
Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
Cytori Therapeutics, Inc

Dr Bethan Hughes
Senior Business Analyst
Wellcome Trust

Steve Bain
Professor of Medicine
Swansea University

Rick Greville
Director for Wales

Ian Parsonage
Director Global Serialization
Packaging Coordinators, Inc

Alan Savage
Material Quality Manager

Tristram Evans
Chief Quality Officer and Board Member

Neil Adams
Operations and Delivery Director, Medical Devices
BSI Group

Peter Rose
Managing Director
Maetrics Ltd

Sue Lee
Technical Portfolio Manager
World Courier

Nishan Sunthares
Commercial Director

Paul Smith
Scientific Director
Oncotherics and MediWales

Kevin Wilson
Sector Specialist
UK Trade & Investment

John Roberts
Commercial Director
Penn Pharma

Richard Kirk
Chief Executive

Michael Lewis
Executive Chair

Hedley Rees
Managing Consultant
Pharmaflow Ltd

Terry O'Neill
Head of Health
Knowledge Transfer Network

Ceri Phillips
Head of College of Human and Health Sciences, and Professor of Health Economics
Swansea University

Matthew Lakelin
Chief Scientific Officer

Dr Melanie Goward
Deputy Fund Manager
Finance Wales

Peter Robinson
Accelerated Growth Manager

Dr Darren Clark
Chief Executive
Medilink East Midlands

Stephen Burt
Managing Director

David Powell
Lead Industry Manager
Health Research Wales

Mark McCall
Enterprise Fellow
Loughborough University

Steve Jones
Executive CRA
Novo Nordisk

Simon Richards
Vice President Regulatory Affairs EME for Alere and Chair of Regulatory Affairs Working Party

UK Trade & Investment

Sponsorship Packages

A number of sponsorship packages are available offering a variety of promotional opportunities.

Gold Package: Conference Partner £10,000 (+VAT)

  • 20x complimentary passes for conference & dinner
  • A speaking slot as part of the plenary & seminar sessions
  • Prominent position & additional exhibition stand in conference area
  • Top-line branding on the website and promotional literature
  • Logo on the website
  • On-screen logo
  • Company profile in the conference programme
  • Insert in the delegate packs
  • Logo on outside cover of conference programme


Silver Package: £5,000 (+VAT)

  • 10x Complimentary passes for conference & dinner
  • Exhibition stand
  • Top-line branding
  • Logo on the website
  • On-screen logo
  • Company profile in the conference programme
  • Insert in the delegate packs
  • Logo on outside back cover of conference programme


Bronze Package: £2500 (+VAT)

  • 6x Complimentary passes for conference & dinner
  • Company profile in the conference programme
  • Exhibition stand
  • Insert in the delegate packs
  • Logo featured on the conference website
  • Logo on outside back cover of conference programme


If you are interested in any of the above packages then please contact Lucinda on 02920 473456


Exhibitor Package: £600 members, £850 non-members (+VAT)

  • 2x Complimentary passes (excluding dinner)
  • Company profile in the conference programme
  • Exhibition stand
  • Logo featured on conference website


To discuss an exhibitor package in more detail please contact Julie on 029 2047 3456




NorthWest EHealth

42 Technology Ltd

UK Science & Innovation Network (Canada)

The BioHub Birmingham



Sharp Clinical Services


Packaging Coordinators Inc

World Courier

Pera Technology



Blackwood Embedded Solutions


Cardiff Medicentre

NVI Wales

Swansea University

Welsh Wound Innovation Initiative

Health Research Wales



Centre for NanoHealth

Central Biotechnology Services

Welsh Government



Abel & Imray








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