Life Sciences in Birmingham – Supporting Growing Businesses

2 March 2016 The BioHub Birmingham®, Birmingham Research Park, 97 Vincent Drive, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2SQ

The BioHub Birmingham, DLA Piper and KPMG are delighted to invite you to their seminar, Life Sciences in Birmingham – Supporting Growing Businesses on Tuesday 2 March at The Birmingham Research Park, which features two speakers from WMAHSN.  

Birmingham is a hub for life sciences and the seminar will focus on the support and opportunities that the Birmingham community can provide to a life sciences business from its conceptual stage through product development, initial and later stage funding to supporting a successful commercial business. The BioHub provides laboratory space and office facilities for small life sciences businesses and the seminar will provide guidance to businesses on how they can best leverage what the BioHub has to offer as well as the professional skills base and financial support that is available in Birmingham and the West Midlands.

All are welcome. Businesses at a conceptual and early development stage might find the content of particular interest.

Speakers include:

  • Tony Davies, Commercial Director and Theme Director for Wealth Creation – West Midlands Academic Health Science Network (WMAHSN)
  • Richard Devereaux Phillips, Healthcare Policy Director – ABHI and Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership Strategist - WMAHSN
  • Peter Dines, Investment Director, Head of Life Sciences – Investment Director, Mercia Fund Management
  • Jim Lavery, Partner – DLA Piper
  • Helen Miller-Viney, Business Development Manager – The BioHub Birmingham®
  • Tarifa Simpson, Director, Healthcare & Life Sciences – KPMG
  • Santander

For more information, read the flyer. To book your place, email Eleni Michael at