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OBN BioTuesday Medtech Showcase

  • Citylabs 1.0 Nelson Street Manchester, M13 9NQ United Kingdom (map)

Join OBN for their special edition BioTuesday at City Labs 1.0 in Manchester. The evening is complimentary to attend and aims to provide a unique platform to showcase a range of exciting medtech focused companies operating in the Greater Manchester area, and beyond, to an audience of life sciences R&D companies, investors and Big Pharma.

The evening is kindly sponsored by Fieldfisher, who will be providing a keynote on the night covering regulatory issues, competition law, and UK, US and European laws pertaining to the sale of medical devices.

The agenda for the evening is detailed below, along with the exciting line up of medtech companies confirmed to showcase on the night:

17:30    Registration and networking

18:00    Welcome and introductions from OBN and Fieldfisher

18.05    Keynote from Fieldfisher

18.20    Keynote from Dr Andrew Round, Investment Director, Maven Capital Partners

18.35    Industry keynote

18.50    Medtech Showcase Presentations:

ESP Technology: Developing materials and technologies to improve the treatment and care of patients with kidney failure (Based at The Innovation Centre, Daresbury)

Alchemy Pharmatech: Brought together two technology platforms, to provide unit-dose, needle-free intranasal delivery of dry powders (Based at Manchester Science Park)

CrystecPharma: A crystal and particle engineering company applying proprietary modified supercritical fluid (SCF) technologies to improve the performance of medicines (Based in the Norcroft Building at the University of Bradford)

Renephra: A medical device company developing a groundbreaking Transdermal Fluid Removal (TFR) technology for minimally invasive fluid removal (Based at the MedTech Centre, Manchester Science Partnerships)

Ostique: A London based start-up dedicated to designing and producing innovative new products for people with a stoma (Based at the Central Research Laboratory in Hayes)

Rapid Rhythm: Developing products to aid the adoption of electrocardiogram (ECG) testing in Primary Care, Acure Care and Hyper-acute Care (Based in the Medtech Centre, Manchester)

19:40    Panel discussion and Q&A with showcase companies

20.10    Networking over drinks and nibbles

21:30    Evening close