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OBN Launch OBN Ventures™ An Investment Lifeline in Challenging Times

Tuesday, April 28, 2020 - Rebecca Wilkes

Abingdon, UK; 28 April 2020 - OBN, the Membership organisation supporting the UK’s innovative life sciences companies, is delighted to announce the launch of OBN Ventures Limited (OBNV). OBNV is a wholly owned subsidiary of OBN (UK) Ltd, and offers a sophisticated FCA-approved on-line investment platform, provided by Envestors Ltd, which is designed to bring a wide range of investors together with early-stage life sciences and related companies...

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A message from John Harris, CEO of OBN re BioTrinity 2020 & COVID-19

Thursday, March 19, 2020 - Rebecca Wilkes

Following the most recent announcements by the Prime Minister in the UK, a Force Majeure situation has been created whereby delivering BioTrinity® as a physical event has now become an impossibility. We will continue to follow all official UK Government and Public Health England advice. The safety, security and interests of our staff, Members and our wider network remains our absolute priority. BioTrinity is responsible for a very high proportion...

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OBN Awards 2019 – Winners Recognised at Industry Leading Event

Friday, November 08, 2019 - Rebecca Wilkes

Abingdon, UK, 8 November 2019: – OBN (UK) Ltd., the membership organisation that supports the life sciences industry, is delighted to announce the winners of the 2019 OBN Awards. The Awards, which are in their 11th year, celebrate the best of UK life sciences – from outstanding scientific innovation within Biotech, Medtech and Digital Health, to the companies that support the industry and the fundraisers that make it happen.  This year’s event...

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OBN Announce Collaboration with ProcEurope Limited, a Purchasing Consortium for Europe

Monday, September 02, 2019 - Rebecca Wilkes

Abingdon, UK; 2nd September 2019 - OBN, the Membership organisation supporting the UK’s innovative life sciences companies, is pleased to announce a collaboration with ProcEurope Limited. ProcEurope Limited is a European Life Science Purchasing Consortium, who offer significant discounts and deals on a range of providers including Fisher Scientific, Oxford Seating, Office Depot, EFR Travel and Utility Team. ProcEurope Limited also offers a very...

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OBN Award Finalists announced!

Tuesday, August 06, 2019 - Rebecca Wilkes

We are pleased to announce the details of the companies that are through to the final round of the 2019 OBN Awards.    The 11th Annual OBN Awards remains the life sciences industry’s most highly regarded awards event. Entry rates increased once again this year, with the quality of entries and levels of innovation consistently impressive across all categories.   The official independent judging panel will now assess the final entries, with the...

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OBN Announce Thermo Fisher Scientific as a new Corporate Sponsor

Monday, July 29, 2019 - Rebecca Wilkes

Abingdon, UK; 29th July 2019 - OBN, the Membership organisation supporting the UK’s innovative life sciences companies, is pleased to announce Thermo Fisher Scientific as OBN’s new corporate sponsor. Thermo Fisher Scientific is the world leader in serving science with revenues of more than $24 billion and approximately 70,000 employees globally. Their mission is to enable their customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. They help...

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OBN Launches New Purchasing Platform to Provide E-Commerce Solution for its Members

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - Rebecca Wilkes

Fisher Scientific is the official sponsor and primary preferred supplier to the OBN Purchasing Consortium Abingdon, UK; 19th February 2019 - OBN, the Membership organisation supporting the UK’s innovative life sciences companies, is pleased to announce today the launch of its new online Purchasing Platform.  The aim of the new Purchasing Platform, which can be accessed by OBN’s Full Members, Sponsors and Supporters, is to enable users to have a...

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OBN Announces the Success of 2nd Annual BioSeed® 2019

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - Rebecca Wilkes

Abingdon, UK, 22 January 2019: – OBN (UK) Ltd, the membership organisation that supports the life sciences industry, is delighted to announce the success of their 2nd annual BioSeed® event held on Wednesday,16 January 2019, at Level 39 in Canary Wharf, London. The event was a great success and included a packed schedule of quickfire / 5minute presentations from 43 early stage European life sciences companies, who showcased a range of new technologies...

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OBN Appoints New Chairman and Non-Executive Director to Enhance Board Expertise

Wednesday, January 02, 2019 - Jonathan Rohll

Abingdon, UK: OBN, the membership organisation supporting the UK’s innovative life sciences companies, announces the following changes to its Board: Bill Fleming has been appointed the new Chairman of the Board of Directors, replacing Sally Waterman, who has served on the Board of Directors since 2014. Bill Fleming has strong management and board of director experience, having served on OBN’s Board as a Non-Executive Director since April 2017....

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Leading AI-driven drug discovery company Exscientia expands to The Oxford Science Park

Thursday, November 01, 2018 - Rebecca Wilkes

Leading AI-driven drug discovery company Exscientia expands to The Oxford Science Park Facilities in The Schrödinger Building to bring together AI experts and biologists Oxford, UK, 1 November 2018 - In a key point in its growth strategy, Exscientia, the innovative company at the forefront of Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven drug discovery, is expanding its Oxford presence to the new Schrödinger Building on The Oxford Science Park, one of...

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