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Northern Powerhouse Life Sciences mission to Boston, USA.
Tue, 7 Mar 2017, 08:00 – Fri, 10 Mar 2017, 20:00 EST
This Northern Powerhouse led mission to Boston is an excellent opportunity for businesses to visit the major hub in the Life Science sector on East Coast America. Companies from within the pharma, biotec, medical device and digital health are all active in the region as well as major universities too.
What this mission offers
- Direct assistance from DIT’s Life Sciences team.
- Introductions to local companies either for partnership or collaboration.
- Opportunity to network with ‘Boston Biotec Brits’, a DIT led group of Brits and Anglophiles that work in the Life Sciences sector across the New England region.
The New England region Healthcare industry is one of the largest in the US and is rich in opportunities. New England continues to remain one of the most attractive regions for Medical Device development and research.
480 Massachusetts companies focus on Medical Devices (20% increase from 2011); with Surgical and Medical Instrument manufacturers leading the pack. That said, a major new player is Health IT companies – the digital solutions becoming prevalent across GP and hospital settings, including Electronic Patient Records.
There will be travel support of £500 for eligible SMEs from the Northern Powerhouse regions.