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Minister of State Sam Gyimah MP to open Schrödinger Building at The Oxford Science Park

Oxford, UK, July 5  2018  - The state-of-the-art Schrödinger Building at The Oxford Science Park, one of the UK's leading parks for science and technology companies, is to be opened this afternoon by Sam Gyimah MP, Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research & Innovation. Architecturally inspiring and built to promote collaboration and cross-fertilisation of ideas, the four-storey office and laboratory facility is part of the programme of investment on the Park which has been ongoing since 2016. The building is named after Professor Erwin Schrödinger, recipient of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1933 and an alumnus of Magdalen College Oxford, which owns The Oxford Science Park.   As well as declaring the Schrödinger Building open, the Minister will hear about the work of 3D technology innovator Fuel3D and Oxford Sciences Innovation, its first two occupiers. A third occupant is expected to be announced shortly.   At 61,500 ft2 (net internal area), the £13m ...

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Five major UK Life Sciences Membership Associations team up to lobby parliament regarding Entrepreneurs’ Relief

OBN, OneNucleus, BioNow, Medilink Midlands and MediWales, major not-for-profit life sciences membership organisations in the UK, which together represent around 2,000 active life sciences companies, have sent an open letter on Friday 22 June to the Chancellor of the Exchequer the Rt Hon Philip Hammond, MP in regard to the recently proposed changes to Entrepreneurs’ Relief.

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OBN concludes hugely successful BioTrinity 2018 conference

Leading annual life sciences event attracted more than 160 company CEOs, in excess of 150 leading investors and over 80 major pharmaceutical company delegates

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OBN Announce Utility Team as New Corporate Sponsor

Utility Team, who is one of the UK’s leading utilities and energy consultants, providing a wide range of value added utility has become one of their corporate sponsors.

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Sciad Communications Announces Corporate Sponsorship of OBN

Sciad Newswire / Sciad Communications, the science, tech and health communications consultancy, is pleased to announce its corporate sponsorship of OBN, the membership organisation supporting the UK’s innovative life sciences companies.

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OBN Launch BioForward® Conference - The ‘Roadmap for Growth’ Life Sciences Event

OBN Launch BioForward® Conference - a unique, high-quality, international conference, focussed on creating and developing a practical roadmap for early stage, emerging, and developing companies to achieve sustainable business success and growth. 

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OBN Celebrates Successful Inaugural BioSeed® Conference Supporting Innovative Life Sciences Companies’ Accessing Seed Funding

BioSeed® has been designed to provide a platform for innovative life science companies to present and meet with sector specific early stage investors.

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OBN Announce Award Winners

Press Release OBN Awards 2017 – Winners Recognised at Industry Leading Event   Abingdon, UK, 6 October 2017: – OBN (UK) Ltd, the membership organisation that supports the life sciences industry, are delighted to announce the winners of the prestigious OBN Awards 2017 that were presented last night in front of a sold-out audience of over 250 life science industry leaders at the Town Hall in Oxford.    The Awards, which are in their 9th year, celebrate the best of UK life sciences – from outstanding scientific innovation within biotech, medtech, digital, synthetic biology, to the companies that support the industry and the fundraisers that make it happen.   John Harris, CEO of OBN, said: “We received an outstanding number of entries this year; up a staggering 120% on last year, so competition was really tough.  All of our winners and nominees this year are truly innovative and set a great example to the rest of the industry.   We ...

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OBN announces EY as official host for inaugural BioSeed® conference

BioSeed®, a new conference created by OBN and Eurasanté, aims to showcase Europe’s most innovative early stage life sciences companies

26 July 2017, Abingdon, UK: OBN, the membership organisation supporting the UK’s innovative life sciences companies, is pleased to announce today that EY, global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, has confirmed their support as Official Host of the first BioSeed® conference, taking place in London on 14 November 2017.

BioSeed® is the result of a shared vision between OBN and Eurasanté; with both parties aiming to fill the gap of industry events that solely support the interaction of early-stage companies with appropriate investors at a European level.

BioSeed® will run as a one-day event at EY's 1 More London Place office, on 14 November 2017 and will feature presentations and pitches by early-stage organisations and a series of pre-scheduled one-to-one meetings with potential investors.

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OBN Appoints New Non-Executive Director to Enhance Board Expertise

Abingdon, UK: OBN the membership organisation supporting the UK’s innovative life sciences companies, announces today the appointment of Bill Fleming to its Board of Directors, effective immediately

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