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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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The European Life Sciences Market – looking forward to continued growth

Horton International (UK), today launched its 2017 European Life Science Report, published following Horton’s annual survey amongst the movers and shakers within the European Life Science sector.

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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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OBN Announces Venner Shipley as New Corporate Sponsor

Abingdon, UK - OBN, the membership organisation supporting the UK’s innovative life sciences companies is pleased to announce today that Venner Shipley, a leading firm of European patent & trade mark attorneys and IP lawyers, has become OBN’s exclusive patent and trade mark attorney sponsor.

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OBN Appoints Mark Hooper as Head of Business Development

Abingdon, UK - OBN, the Membership organisation supporting the UK’s innovative life sciences companies, announced today the appointment of Mark Hooper as the new Head of Business Development with immediate effect.

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OBN Appoints Three New Directors to Enhance Board Expertise

10 October 2016: Abingdon, UK - OBN, the membership organisation supporting the UK’s innovative life sciences companies, announced today that it had appointed Mark Anderson, Brian Hargreaves and Ross Sommerville to its Board of Directors. Between them they add considerable sector experience to the Board, bringing legal, investment, commercial and general management expertise. OBN also announced that due to the demands of their respective roles outside of OBN, Stewart Sharpe and Steven Lee have stepped down from the Board.

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OBN Awards 2016 – Winners Recognised at Industry Leading Event

07 October 2016: Abingdon, UK – OBN Ltd, the membership organisation supporting the UK’s innovative life sciences companies, are delighted to announce the winners of the prestigious OBN Awards 2016 that were presented last night in front of a sold-out audience of over 250 leaders from Biotech, Medtech and Investment companies at the Town Hall in Oxford.

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OBN Announces New Health and Life Sciences Event in Partnership with the West Sussex Health and Life Sciences Cluster

26 September 2016, Abingdon, UK: OBN, the leading membership organisation supporting the UK’s innovative life sciences companies, and the West Sussex Health and Life Sciences Cluster (WSHLSC) announced today that they are launching a top-quality funding and export support event in West Sussex aimed at health and life science companies.

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Finalists Announced for OBN Awards 2016

03 August 2016: Abingdon, UK, OBN Ltd, the membership organisation supporting the UK’s innovative life sciences companies, today announces the finalists of its 8th Annual Awards covering Biotech, Medtech, Synthetic Biology and Digital Health. The OBN Awards remain proudly independent, celebrating innovation and achievement across the UK life sciences industry and recognising achievements from emerging to late stage R&D companies as well as life sciences investors.

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