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OBN BioTuesday: What does it take for a Biotech company to reach mid-size?

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Oxford BioMedica

Windrush Court

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OX4 6LT

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During the evening our panel of speakers will address the topic of: 'What does it take for a biotech company to reach mid-size?' and will kindly share anecdotes, key learnings and advice on how start-ups can achieve successful and sustainable growth and the pitfalls to avoid along the way. Discussions will include:

  • The importance of appointing a high calibre management team from the very beginning
  • Building your business with acquisition in mind
  • Funding strategies
  • Being aware of Big Pharma partnering activity
  • Planning for IPO
  • Using licensing deals to boost your internal innovation
  • Pros and cons of growing organically through R&D vs buying your way to growth
  • Internal vs External R&D: Where to invest your money within your business


Our panel of speakers includes: Peter Nolan, CBO at Oxford BioMedica, Dr Julian Golec, former Senior Vice President of Vertex UK, Paul Edwards MBE, Managing Partner at Horton International and Bill Fleming, CFO at Oxitec.


Agenda:

18:15 - Registration and networking

18:45 - Welcome and introductions - John Harris, CEO, OBN & Peter Nolan, CBO, Oxford BioMedica

19:00 - Panel discussion

20.00 - Q&A session

20:30 - Networking over drinks and canapes

21:30 - Evening close

Venue:

Oxford BioMedica

Windrush Court

Transport Way

Oxford, OX4 6LT

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