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MediWales Connects - The All Wales NHS collaboration conference
29 June 2022, Mercure Holland House, Cardiff

Key note speaker – Judith Paget CBE, Chief Executive of the NHS in Wales and Director General for Health and Social Services

NHS colleagues from across Wales, local companies and the wider industry sector will join to share clinical innovation in practice to improve patient outcomes.

The event includes keynote presentations, CPD training seminars, workshops and an exhibition.

Check out the Connects website here.​

The aims of the conference are to:

  • Highlight and showcase the excellent work and research being carried out by the health and care communities in Wales
  • Improve collaborative working between the health boards and research communities
  • Raise the profile of NHS Wales and clinical innovation across the UK and help promote recruitment for research
  • Support closer working relationships between industry, NHS and research groups and clinical trials capabilities

Get in touch with Katie to attend (, and quote 'OBN' for a 10% discount on the rates below.

Member Rate: £95 + VAT
Non-Member Rate: £150 + VAT

mediwales connects

Global Health & Vaccine Development
30 June 2022, St. Hugh's College, Oxford

It is no coincidence that both the University of Oxford and Switzerland's ETH Zurich rank among the global top 10 academic institutes for Life Sciences. We plan to further examine the two locations landscapes for fostering innovation within this field with presentations on topics such as "How Genomics facilitates vaccine developments" and "Covid's impact on the future of digital health technologies".

Target audience
UK-based Exporters, Associations, Clusters, Decision / Policy Makers, Government, Innovation Communities (Startups & intermediaries), Academics, Industry Experts

Swiss Business Hub UK + Ireland, Switzerland Global Enterprise

Cost of participating

Free of charge for UK-based companies

Click here​ for more information and to register for the event.


Switzerland Global Enterprise

Japanese Pharmaceutical Reverse Pitch Session 2022 (
6 July 2022, Zoom

DIT Japan is organising a webinar to facilitate collaboration between UK life sciences companies and universities and Japanese research based pharmaceutical companies. Speakers for this webinar are representatives from Astellas Pharma Inc, Daiichi Sankyo Co Ltd, Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation and Shionogi & Co Ltd in charge of pre-clinical stage R&D and business development. 

Click here for more information

Time:  09:00 – 10:30 UK Time

Platform: Zoom (pre-registration required; eligible companies with UK registered address will receive the Zoom link before the webinar)

Registration Deadline:  5 July 2022

9:00-9:05 Opening / house keeping

9:05-9:25 Astellas Pharma Inc

9:25-9:45 Daiichi Sankyo Co Ltd

9:45-10:05 Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation

10:05-10:25 Shionogi & Co Ltd

*Q&A Moderator: Dr Ivana Poparic, Head of Life Sciences Cluster Development, MedCity





Advanced Imaging Using Electrons Technical Showcase
19 July 2022, Rosalind Franklin Institute

Hear about our new technologies under development at the Franklin, which will improve the current tomography capabilities by a factor of ten, and tour the facilities. You will get also to hear about training and collaboration opportunities.

The Rosalind Franklin Institute is a national research institute dedicated to developing new technologies to tackle important health research challenges. The spectrum of tools under development at the Franklin are individually extraordinary, but when combined at the Franklin’s Hub, they allow us to develop tomorrow’s healthcare innovations.

Due to limited numbers, the Franklin are asking people to express their interest by completing the form here, and depending on levels of interest they will select suitable attendees from this. This event is primarily aimed at technical staff or staff scientists within industry.


Life Sciences Baltics
20-21 September 2023, Lithuania

Enterprise Lithuania represents companies and academia institutions, which are focused on life sciences, promotes Lithuania as a new destination for life sciences trend-setters and links international companies with partners in Lithuania. Enterprise Lithuania is also the main organizer of Life Sciences Baltics 2023 – one of the biggest forums in Europe.

Register here: