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MediWales Events & Collaborative Events

MediWales & Association of British Healthcare Industries (ABHI) Collaborative Event
11th May 2016, Cardiff

LifeScience Academy: Placement Exchange
19th May 2016, Cardiff

LifeScience Academy Workshop with Abel & Imray: The Patents Instruction Manual
24th May 2016, Cardiff


Partner Events

CEBR European SME Medical Device Hotlist - Showcase Webinar
11th April, Online

Swansea University: All-Wales Medical and Dental Education Conference
13th April 2016, Swansea

WEAHSN: The Wisdom of the Crowd
19th April, Swindon

Med-Tech Innovation Expo 2016
20th - 21st April 2016, Coventry

Triteq & TechUK: Medical Devices - Innovation and Compliance
21st April, London

Swansea Postgraduate Information Fair
23rd April 2016, Swansea

BIA & MHRA Conference – Accelerated development and access to innovative medicines for patients
4th May 2016, London

Sony UK TEC: Media Lifecycle Solutions Open Day
12th May, Pencoed

Anglonordic Life Science Conference XIII
18th - 19th May 2016, London

BioDundee 2016
24th - 25th May 2016, Dundee

Medilink East Midlands: Innovation Day
8th June 2016, Nottingham

Bionow: BioFocus Conference
15th June 2016, Newcastle 

Aneurin Bevan Health Board R&D Conference 
21st June 2016, Newport

One Nucleus: ON Helix
28th June 2016, Cambridge

British Science Festival
6th - 9th September, Swansea

11th - 12th October 2016, Cardiff

Health and Care Research Wales Conference
13th October, Cardiff

BIA: UK Bioscience Forum
20th October, London


International Events

ABHI Mission to Texas, United States of America
14th - 21st May 2016, Texas
Welsh Government funding available

Africa Health 2016
8th - 10th June 2016
Johannesburg, South Africa

Medilink UK exhibition

Medica 2016
14th - 17th November, Dusseldorf, Germany


Farmer to Pharma:
Commercialisation of Natural Products

UK Launch of Natural Compounds Special Interest Group
Cardiff, 27th April 2016, 9.30am - 3.30pm
Mercure Holland House Hotel, 24-26 Newport Road, Cardiff, CF24 0DD

MediWales and its collaborative partners are launching the UK Natural Compounds Special Interest Group with an event on 27th April in Cardiff. We have almost 100 delegates already registered already which provides a great audience if you would like the chance to exhibit at the event.

The launch event 'Farmer to Pharma: Commercialisation of Natural Products' will explore the development and commercialisation
of natural products for health, wellbeing and disease management. This is a key event for those interested in natural compounds in health, pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, food and medical devices. Click here for more information.


- Michael Graz – Neem Biotech
Keynote presentation
- Dr Joerg Gruenwald – Analyze & Realize GmbH
The need for science to establish a successful natural product
Funding opportunities
- Bryan Hanley – KTN
The commercialisation of natural products
- Melanie Goward – Finance Wales
Natural compounds businesses - funding options

Company showcase
- Andrew Mearns Spragg – Jellagen
From the seabed to the sickbed
- Andy Wells – CatSci
Biocatalysis for the modification of natural products
- Neil Gibbs – Curapel
Curapel: Healing skin safely with natural compounds
- James Hindley – Indoor Biotechnologies

Purified natural allergens for molecular diagnostics and product standardisation
- Neil James – Croda
Innovative ingredients from natural sources
- Chris Price-Jones – BIC Innovation & NutriWales
NutriWales: About the cluster & what we are trying to achieve

Regulatory insight
- Katie Beckett – National Measurement & Regulation Office
Access and benefit sharing: implementation in the UK
- Karolina Bate – Cyton Biosciences Ltd, a knoell company
Natural compounds in animal health
- Alice Teague – Food Standards Agency
The regulatory landscape for herbals and food supplements

Research showcase
- Wendy Russell – The Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health
Natural products metabolism - Implications for human health
- Jeremy Spencer – University of Reading
- Rose Cooper – Cardiff Metropolitan University
Honey: A sweet success or a sticky subject?
- Jamie Newbold – Aberystwyth Univerisity IBERS
Screening natural products for biological activity


Exhibition space now available

With an excellent response to the meeting so far, we have had requests to add an exhibition to this event. Exhibition space is available for £575 +VAT.
Contact Isabelle to book.


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