How to remain competitive: digital and financial masterclasses - Scotland

  • 9.00, 28 Feb 19
  • Royal Society of Edingburgh
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Scottish Enterprise and the BIA invite you to a day of masterclasses and networking on 28 February 2019 at the Royal Society of Edinburgh (prior to the Scotland’s Life Sciences Dinner & Annual Awards 2019).

The workshops will focus on improving digital and financial strategies to increase business outputs and will feature speakers from key sources.  A networking lunch will be followed by an update from the BIA, providing an overview of the current climate for biotech in the UK, and issues affecting innovative life science organisations.

Note - contact data will be shared with both BIA and Scottish Enterprise.

Venue:

Royal Society of Edinburgh

George Street

Edinburgh

EH2 2PQ

 

Agenda:

 

9.00    Registration and coffee/tea

 

Morning masterclass: Demystifying Digital in Manufacturing and Supply Chain

9.40      Demystifying Digital: Introduction

              John Arthur, GSK

              Scott Lawson, PWC

 

10.05   What Next, Visualising Data:

              Rob Innes and Michelle Waddle, Wyoming 

 

10.30   Automation

              Martin Welsh, Booth Welsh 

 

10.55   Comfort Break

 

11.05   Where and How to Start

              Jerome Finlayson, SMAS

 

11.30   Panel Question and Answer Session

 

12.30   Networking Lunch

 

14.00   BIA update

              Steve Bates, CEO, BIA

 

Afternoon masterclass: Growing you business from start-up to scale-up

14.15   How to successfully fundraise and grow your business

              Michael Roberts, Founder and CSO, Synpromics

              Claire Brown, Investment Director, BioCity

 

15.15   Closing remarks

 

15.30   Networking 

 

16.00   Close

 

 

Cost: Free for members and non-members

 

 

In collaboration with 

 

BIA Annual Supporters

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