Discovery Park & MedCity to partner on prestigious Angels In MedCity programme

Sandwich, Kent and London, UK, April 23 2019 Discovery Park, a thriving high-quality science park playing a key role in the South East of England’s life sciences community, and MedCity, which supports and grows the world-leading life sciences ecosystem of the Greater South East of England, are pleased to announce that they are partnering on the high-profile Angels in Med City programme. Angels in MedCity brings potential investors together with life sciences experts and has helped over 25 healthcare/life sciences companies to raise over £20m in equity funding so far.

With a particular focus on diagnostics, digital health and medical device technologies, Angels in MedCity is delivered by MedCity and Newable Private Investing with further expertise from Angels4LifeSciences. Discovery Park will be supporting several workshops and pitching events over the next year.

Mayer Schreiber, CEO of Discovery Park, said, "Recognising the importance of access to finance as a driver of life sciences company growth, we are pleased to support the highly effective Angels in MedCity programme. Interaction between the life sciences community here at Discovery Park and Angels in MedCity is expected to be beneficial to both sides. We believe this is the start of a productive relationship with MedCity as it works to build the life sciences industry in South East England."

Sarah Haywood, CEO of MedCity, said, ‘Discovery Park is building a thriving life sciences tenant and investor community, and we look forward to working with it to help companies access the capital they need to grow. Angels in MedCity is proving itself to be a highly effective initiative and we thank Discovery Park for its support.’

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About Angels in MedCity

Angels in MedCity is an initiative delivered by MedCity and Newable that connects new and existing business angels to investment opportunities from healthcare and life sciences companies. With a particular focus on diagnostics, digital health and medical technologies, Angels in MedCity brings potential investors together with life sciences experts in a programme aimed both at people who are experienced investors as well as people who have little or no experience in the life sciences sector.

 

About discovery park (WWW.discovery-park.co.uk)

Discovery Park has grown to be a thriving part of the South East’s life science community in its six years as a multi-business science campus. The site offers high quality laboratory, office and manufacturing facilities, the space and support to expand, access to local finance, and a strong local scientific talent pool.

The growing tenant community includes Pfizer, which built the site’s reputation as a centre for drug discovery and discovered some of the most famous drugs in the world here. Other tenants include Algaecytes, Canterbury Christ Church University, Centauri Therapeutics, Concept Life Sciences, eXroid, Genea Biomedx, Mylan and Salvensis. Discovery Park is home to 160+ companies employing 3,500 employees in total. With easy connections to London, Europe and the world Discovery Park is a great place to build and grow your biotech, medtech or pharma business.  Discover more via our website: – www.discovery-park.co.uk email: info@discovery-park.co.uk or call: 01304 614060.