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Masterclass: Successful life sciences fundraising

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The Hilton Glasgow

1 William Street

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The UK has the strongest life science and health technology pipeline in Europe with more UK biotech companies maturing and successfully moving through the financing life cycle. How can you be part of this success?

Scotland has a strong investment environment, with one of the most active early-stage investor networks in Europe and is second only to London in terms of the number of Life Sciences companies raising venture finance. The Scottish Investment Bank is one of the most active Life Sciences investor in the UK.

Whether you are looking for seed funding to start your business or wishing to resource your growth ambitions with venture funding, this event is for you:

• Come and hear what venture investors are really looking for
• Find out about a selection of key life sciences venture capital funds
• Learn from the fundraising experience of successful Scottish companies

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12.30 Registration and networking lunch
13.30 Welcome - Sinclair Dunlop, Epidarex
13.35 Fundraising - a general introduction to being investor ready with Jonathan Lloyd-Hirst, Ernst and Young
13.50 Investment support from the Scottish Investment Bank with Michelle Kinnaird, Scottish Investment Bank
14.00 Panel Discussion: Fundraising lessons from successful Scottish companies with Ian Stevens, BioFilm and Deborah O’Neill, Novabiotics
14.30 Panel discussion: What are Life Sciences VCs looking for? Sinclair Dunlop - Epidarex Capital, Bruno Montanari -Seroba Life Sciences, Nooman Haque, Silicon Valley Bank, Nick Johnston - Perella Weinberg Partners

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