29 March 2021 - Rebecca Wilkes
OBN and its Investment & Tax Special Interest Group (ITSIG) issues an Open Letter to the Chancellor
for a better deal for the Life Sciences sector
OBN and ITSIG have contacted Mr Sunak about the Business Asset Disposal Relief (BADR) (formerly Entrepreneurs’ Relief), with new proposals as we do not believe that in its current form it represents the best interests of the UK industry, its employees, or investors.
OBN and ITSIG have therefore...
09 March 2021 - Rebecca Wilkes
Abingdon, UK; 9 March 2021 - OBN, the Membership organisation supporting the UK’s innovative life sciences companies, is pleased to announce FOCUS Oxford Risk Management Ltd and Partners& as OBN’s new Corporate Sponsor.
FOCUS is an independent insurance broker providing specialist advice to both business and private clients. FOCUS has been providing specialist insurance over 30 years and in January 2021 became part of Partners&.
02 December 2020 - Rebecca Wilkes
CEO Update by
John Harris, CEO, OBN
It goes without saying that 2020 has proven to be very challenging on many fronts with repeated lockdowns and restrictions impacting individuals, companies, and the economy as a whole.
There does, however, appear to be some optimism, especially with the great news today that the UK is the first country in the world to approve the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine which can start to be used as early as...
04 November 2020 - Rebecca Wilkes
Abingdon, UK; 4 November - OBN, the Membership organisation supporting the UK’s innovative life sciences companies, is pleased to announce AggioSergeant as OBN’s new Corporate Sponsor.
AggioSergeant is an international boutique retained search firm that has been delivering life science leadership and connecting extraordinary businesses to outstanding people for more than 30 years. Working globally, they have an unparalleled network within the life...
21 September 2020 - Rebecca Wilkes
CEO Update by
John Harris, CEO, OBN
As the country returns to some semblance of normality, despite the recent guidelines, I’d like to take the opportunity to bring our Members, Sponsors and Supporters up to date with the world of OBN.
OBN responded quickly and decisively to the unprecedented challenge that COVID 19, the lockdown and subsequent restrictions brought and I am delighted and proud of the OBN team’s response to such extraordinary...
09 September 2020 - Rebecca Wilkes
We are pleased to announce details of the companies that have been shortlisted to the final round of the 12th Annual OBN Awards, the most highly regarded awards event in the life sciences industry.
Entry numbers were up again this year, and the first-round judges were impressed by the overall quality of the entries received and the number of new companies entering.
Of particular note is the number of entries received in the ‘Best Established...
28 April 2020 - Rebecca Wilkes
Abingdon, UK; 28 April 2020 - OBN, the Membership organisation supporting the UK’s innovative life sciences companies, is delighted to announce the launch of OBN Ventures Limited (OBNV).
OBNV is a wholly owned subsidiary of OBN (UK) Ltd, and offers a sophisticated FCA-approved on-line investment platform, provided by Envestors Ltd, which is designed to bring a wide range of investors together with early-stage life sciences and related companies...
19 March 2020 - Rebecca Wilkes
Following the most recent announcements by the Prime Minister in the UK, a Force Majeure situation has been created whereby delivering BioTrinity® as a physical event has now become an impossibility. We will continue to follow all official UK Government and Public Health England advice. The safety, security and interests of our staff, Members and our wider network remains our absolute priority.
BioTrinity is responsible for a very high proportion...
08 November 2019 - Rebecca Wilkes
Abingdon, UK, 8 November 2019: – OBN (UK) Ltd., the membership organisation that supports the life sciences industry, is delighted to announce the winners of the 2019 OBN Awards.
The Awards, which are in their 11th year, celebrate the best of UK life sciences – from outstanding scientific innovation within Biotech, Medtech and Digital Health, to the companies that support the industry and the fundraisers that make it happen. This year’s event...
02 September 2019 - Rebecca Wilkes
Abingdon, UK; 2nd September 2019 - OBN, the Membership organisation supporting the UK’s innovative life sciences companies, is pleased to announce a collaboration with ProcEurope Limited.
ProcEurope Limited is a European Life Science Purchasing Consortium, who offer significant discounts and deals on a range of providers including Fisher Scientific, Oxford Seating, Office Depot, EFR Travel and Utility Team. ProcEurope Limited also offers a very...
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