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A Centre for Healthcare Innovation

Thursday 6th December 2018, Villa Marina, Douglas, Isle of Man

Now in its 6th year, this event has become a regular feature in the Island's biomed sector calendar. It provides an opportunity to catch up with existing sector companies, meet new arrivals and hear out about innovative future healthcare business opportunities being developed globally and on the Isle of Man.


8.15am REGISTRATION and refreshments

9.00am Welcome, Dave Taggart, COO, Glycyx Therapeutics Ltd

9.05am Opening Remarks, Hon Laurence Skelly, MHK, Minister, Department for Enterprise

9.10am Biomed and its place in the Department for Enterprise and Business Agency, Mark Gledhill, Biomed Health & Life Sciences, Department for Enterprise

9.25am How does "Manx Biomed" fit with health care and life sciences? Dave Taggart, COO, Glycyx Therapeutics Ltd

9.35am R&D and the Department for Health and Social Care, progress and live projects, Dr Rebecca Rowley, Head of Research and Development, Department of Health and Social Care and Honorary Fellow at Liverpool University

9.55am China Focus - China and the Isle of Man, potential alliances in health and life sciences

10.15am BREAK – tea, coffee, biscuits

11.00am What it takes to succeed: entrepreneur perspective vs. investor perspective, Cliff Kirby, Sorcery

11.30am SteriFibre: Disrupting the 130-year old pasteurisation industry Dave Andrews, Chief Executive Officer, SteriFibre

11.50pm HearScreener, Guy Wolstencroft

12.10am Hemp a) Forthcoming IOM Consultation b) Industrial implications and global regulatory update

12.25am Hemp : Whatever your moral or intellectual viewpoint there is an economic and a health story - but it's complicated! Audience open mic, Chair - Dave Taggart, COO, Glycyx Therapeutics Ltd

12.35pm Lunch

2.00pm Power Partnerships - why collaboration is a pre requisite for success in health and life sciences

2.20pm Latest developments from existing Manx Biomed businesses, Updates invited from:

2.20pm Memory Lane Games & CarbAI, Dave Taggart presenting on behalf of Bruce Elliott, Founder

2.25pm Nimbus, John Curtis, CEO & Founder

2.35pm Coretech, Gary Seale, Director of Engineering and Operations

2.45pm Prometic Bioseparations, Chris Brown, Production Manager & Arinze Ojinaka, Team Leader

2.55pm Hospice Isle of Man, Anne Mills, Chief Executive Officer

3.05pm DLP, Dave Andrews

3.15pm tbc

3.25pm Safe-T, Russell Maudsley, Founder & Managing Director

3.35pm Taxagenomics, Rachel Glover, Chief Scientific Officer

3.55pm Closing Remarks, Dave Taggart, COO, Glycyx Therapeutics Ltd

3.50pm Closing remarks, Dave Taggart, COO, Glycyx Therapeutics Ltd


Manx Technology Group