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Terms and Conditions



For a company to be considered a Member or Premium Member of Bionow all membership fees must be paid within 30 days of the invoice date. In the case of non-payment of fees, Bionow Ltd reserves the right suspend membership. Bionow Ltd reserves the right to suspend or refuse membership at its sole discretion.

Bionow does not warrant or guarantee the services or products of any Member company, sponsoring company or participant in its Advantage scheme and can not accept any liability under any circumstance. Being a Member of Bionow does not imply the endorsement of a company’s product or service. and we may take action against any member we believe is abusing their membership status of Bionow. Such action can be whatever Bionow Ltd or its advisors deem appropriate including but not limited to suspension or cancellation of Membership.

Membership is purchased in periods of 12 months. If a Member company resigns membership during the 12 month period then no portion of the membership fee shall be refunded except at the sole discretion of Bionow Ltd.


Substitutions: Substitutions will be accepted in all cases without incurring any additional charges. All substitute delegates must be confirmed in writing to Bionow at least one full working day before the event.

Cancellations and non-attendance: All cancellations will be subject to the following charges (unless specified elsewhere in booking conditions):

Network meetings and general events: Cancellation more than 10 working days before the event - 20% charge

Annual Biomedical Awards Dinner: Cancellation more than 6 weeks before the event - 20% charge

Full costs will be charged for cancellations received after the deadlines shown above and non-attendance on the day. All cancellations should be made in writing to Bionow Ltd. We will confirm in writing that you have cancelled your place.

Registrations: Registrations are accepted on a first-come-first-served basis. A waiting list will be maintained if the capacity of the event is exceeded. Bionow Ltd reserves the right to decline registrations without giving a reason.

Payment: Terms are strictly 30 days from the invoice date or 7 days (a calendar week) before the start of the event, whichever date is the earliest. Failure to pay within these terms will entitle Bionow to refuse entry to or use of any space at an event.

Fees: All our prices are subject to VAT at the prevailing UK rate. Accommodation is not included in any of our prices – delegates are responsible for booking and paying for their own accommodation.

Cancellation by Bionow Ltd: Bionow Ltd reserves the right to cancel a training course, workshop, conference, networking or any other events for any reason prior to the event date. We will contact you as soon as possible to tell you about the cancellation. If you have already paid a fee then we will refund the money. Bionow Ltd will not be liable for any other costs relating to attending the event.

Amendments to event programmes: Sometimes we will need to make amendments to our programmes or to our speakers. We reserve the right to do so.


Data Protection Act: Personal data collected will be used by Bionow Ltd for the purpose of delegate and course administration and may also be disclosed to partners for co-hosted jointly run events and third parties offering partnering services for Bionow Ltd events. The information may also be used by Bionow Ltd for marketing purposes and you could be contacted by letter, fax, telephone or e-mail with details of future events and courses organised or promoted by Bionow Ltd which may be of interest to you.

When you register to attend an event there is an option to opt out of being included on the delegate list that will be made generally available to all those who attend the event. Members may also be contacted by our publishers in relation to the publication of the Bionow Ltd annual Directory. If you do not wish to receive marketing communications from Bionow Ltd, then please send an email to

Limitation of liability: Except in respect of death or personal injury caused by the negligence of Bionow Ltd, we shall not be liable by reason of any representation (unless fraudulent) or implied warranty condition or other term, or any duty at common law or under the express terms of this agreement, for any loss of profit or any indirect special or consequential loss, cost expenses or other claims for compensation. The entire liability of Bionow Ltd to you under or in connection with your booking and event attendance shall not exceed the sum of the booking value.

Information Provision: From time to time, Bionow Ltd may communicate information and guidance to members and non-members. Communication channels of such information include, but are not limited to, Bionow Ltd’s website, Bionow’s Linked In group, verbal or email communications with Bionow Ltd staff and presentations at events.

Any such information or guidance is provided in good faith and no liability can be accepted nor any warranty given in respect of the information or guidance. Any action (or inaction) on this information is solely the responsibility of the receiving party.

Applicable Law: These terms and conditions shall be governed by the law of England & Wales.

Date of issue: 1 March 2011