Oct 5 2017

OBN are pleased to announce details of a special edition OBN networking and information event, which will be focusing on the topic of: ‘How to build your business in the US’

Our keynote speakers on the day will give a broad overview of the benefits and opportunities of relocating or expanding your business into the US market place, an insight into US funding available, what UK support is on offer to companies considering the move, the pros and cons of growth into international markets and also some of the pitfalls to avoid along the way.

The event is kindly supported by VA Beach Bio and is being held at the Oxford Town Hall in central Oxford, which will also be the venue for the OBN Awards later that evening, on Thursday 5th October.

14.00 Registration
14.15 Welcome and introductions
Dr John Harris – CEO – OBN (UK)
VA Beach Bio
14.30 Keynote presentations
Jeff Gallagher – CEO – Virginia Bio
Rosemarie Truman – CEO – Center for Advancing Innovation
Department for Industry & Trade
15:15 Case studies
Dr John Beadle – CEO – PsiOxus
Dr Christian Rohlff – CEO – Oxford Biotherapeutics
15:30 Panel discussion and Q&A
16.00 Event close

About VA Beach Bio
VA Beach Bio is a destination for ground-breaking research and development, and headquarters of some of the world’s leading innovators in healthcare, bio-technology, pharmaceutical development and healthcare delivery systems.
The biotechnology field is growing—and in Virginia Beach, the culture is right. As a key research hub centrally located on the East Coast of the United States, we’re thriving—and it’s easy to see why. We are strategically positioned in the “Bio Health Capital Region,” right in between two major bio hubs – the Raleigh Durham Research Triangle & Washington D.C. Virginia Beach is the most populous city in the state of Virginia, and the surrounding Hampton Roads metro area has 1.8 million residents. The region also boasts more than 100,000 college students at schools including William & Mary, Eastern Virginia Medical School, and Old Dominion University. The biomedical industry benefits from the support of a variety of research and academic institutions like NASA Langley Research Center, Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, and the Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute. The region’s universities and companies excel in research disciplines including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, liver disease and NASH, neuroscience, and oncology.

For details, link here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/obn-special-collaboration-event-with-va-beach-bio-tickets-37029783078

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