BIA Networking Lunch - Alderley Park

Join us on Tuesday 18th June for another popular BIA networking lunch. This is an ideal opportunity to meet new business contacts, network with members and hear from local members. CROs, experts and consultants to help your business. 

The Business Model Canvas – how to apply when scaling up

We will hear from two companies based on the Alderley Park campus who have successfully implemented the Business Model Canvas to their company while scaling-up. They will cover how they adjusted their organisational thinking to have a dual sided approach to growth, combining both improvements in efficiencies and enhanced innovation.



11.00 - optional tour of Alderley Park Campus - please email if you are interested

12.00 - 13.00  Lunch

13.00 - 13.10  BIA update - Steve Bates, CEO, BIA

13.10 - 13.20  Alderley Park update - Ned Wakeman, Director, Alderley Park Accelerator

13.20 - 13.40  First case study - Andrew Sellick, 7i Group Ltd

13.40 - 14.00  Second case study - Richard Knight, Apconix

14.00 - 14.30  Networking

14.30 - 15.30  Workshop - extra workshop for early-stage companies. Opportunity to arrange on-to-one meetings with CROs on the Park. Please email to book.

Workshop - leveraging CROs driving flexible, expedient, and capital efficient R&D

The main networking event will be followed by a workshop for up-and-coming life science companies.

Join us for a chance to listen to a successful case study of a developing biotech and engage directly with CROs at Alderley Park, with Nigel Brooks, Director Translational Science, CellCentric.

CROs taking part:

Apconix – Richard Knight

SEDA – Paul Stott

Sygnature - Paul Clewlow

Colibri   - Sue Keeler


With world leading scientific facilities, and a thriving community of innovative businesses that challenge the norm, all set within 400 acres of parkland, find out why Alderley Park is a place like no other. The visit will provide the opportunity to meet with companies at the Park, understand the Park's vision and explore the science and tech facilities.


Alderley Park Conference Centre
Congleton Road
Nether Alderley
SK10 4TG


Free for members and non-members

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