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Events in the North West this autumn!

If you’re looking to get inspired and learn more about how endeavours at the interface of research and entrepreneurship are accelerating innovation near you, don’t miss your chance to connect with like-minded people over a canapé or two at any of these events happening in the North West this autumn. It's never too late (or too chilly out) to keep up with how local leaders are doing their bit to change the world - and even network your way into getting involved.

And don't forget that joining the NBI Executive Committee is a great way to link up with like-minded students and young professionals and organise stimulating events of your own that can have a positive impact on the local biotech community. Click HERE to learn more about how to apply by Friday, the 20th of October 2017.

In the meantime, Here’s the rundown on exciting events going on in the coming weeks.


100,000 Genomes - Will it shape the future of Healthcare?

The session will host some of the experts involved to her about the progress over the last 2½ years, as well as the challenges, real-life feedback and whether the legacy of this project will indeed result in an NHS ready 'genomics service' offering new medicines, treatments and diagnostics with high ethical standards and public support for. Register HERE.

Wednesday, 22nd November 2017, 18:00 – 21:00

Futurelabs, 2nd Floor, 1 Eastgate, Leeds, LS2 7LY

Opportunities for Addressing Unmet Digital Health Needs of Healthcare Services

This meeting will focus on identifying key areas of interest; digital health needs of healthcare services and areas that could benefit from efficiency/effectiveness improvements. The aim is to develop collaborative research between the commercial sector, academia and clinicians, that can be used as a basis for future Innovate UK digital health funding applications. Register HERE.

Friday, 24 November 2017, 12:30 – 17:00

Research & Innovation Centre, St James's University Hospital, Beckett Street, Leeds, LS9 7TF

Driving the Dream of Integrated Health & Care Services

The event will discuss a unique insight into the reality of health and care interoperability. Register HERE.

Wednesday, 29 November 2017, 17:30 – 20:30

White Cloth Gallery, 24 Aire St, Leeds, LS1 4HT


NBI Presents: International Development & Sustainable Development Goals

Want to make a change in your community that will have a personal, local and global impact? Come learn about the power of a single motivated individual. Register HERE.

Wednesday, 11th October 2017, 15:00 – 17:00

McAusland Room, Liverpool Guild of Students, University of Liverpool

NBI Presents: The Art of Consulting

What is consulting and how do you get involved? NBI presents a crash course on a dynamic career path for strategic thinkers. Register HERE.

Friday, 13th October 2017, 13:00 – 16:00

McAusland Room, Liverpool Guild of Students, University of Liverpool


From Bench to Business: Accelerate Your Idea!

Don’t miss this opportunity to meet successful business and science professionals who will share their experience and exclusive tips on how to start and accelerate YOUR OWN business. Register HERE.

Thursday, 12th October 2017, 17:30 – 20:30

Room 3.14, Manchester Metropolitan University Business School

An Introduction to Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies

EnergiMine are hosting a meetup in Manchester for anyone interested in blockchain and cryptocurrencies. They will be covering an introduction to the technologies and how the ecosystem works in an informal atmosphere. Register HERE.

Thursday, 12th October 2017, 18.00

SpacePortX, 24-26 Lever St, Manchester M1 1DZ

DigiHealth UK: Harnessing Technology and Innovation

Learn more about the major work programmes set out in the NHS technology plans to provide delegates with the key information and knowledge necessary to improve health outcomes, simplify patient access and reduce cost through digital services. This unique conference will highlight the cutting edge technologies and service innovation that is transforming the way healthcare is delivered to patients. Register HERE.

Tuesday, 17th October 2017, 08:30 – 17:00

The Bridgewater Hall, Lower Mosley Street, Manchester, M2 3WS

How do you get to the top of Google without paying?

This seminar is designed to help you understand what SEO really is, how it can help your business and how you should go about optimising the site. This is perfect for anyone with a website! Don't forget to bring a laptop so you can evaluate your website as we go through the seminar. Register HERE.

Tuesday, 24th October 2017, 12:00 – 13:30

Manchester Science Partnerships, Bright Building, Pencroft Way, Manchester, M15 6JJ


Nature’s biodegradable polymers: made by people for people

Learn more about how researchers have developed novel biotechnological and chemical approaches to enable the design of new biodegradable and bioactive oligomers for diverse applications in medicine, the cosmetic industry and agriculture. Register HERE.

Wednesday, 18th October 2017, 17:00 – 19:00

University of Wolverhampton, Faculty of Science & Engineering, Wulfruna Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1LY

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