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2018 BioCap Conference

Location: Alderley Park Conference Centre, Alderley Park, Cheshire, SK10 4TG

Now in it's seventh year, the BioCap Conference provides a unique meeting place connecting investors, companies who are seeking finance and those who have a track record of raising finance.

BioCap is the only specialist life science investment and showcase conference in the North of England and is aimed at highlighting the wealth of life science investment opportunities.

This one day conference is a great opportunity to meet with potential partners and investors. Helping businesses to realise their full potential, whatever your funding requirements are.

This year we are delighted to have attracted Investors from some of the leading life science investment organisations:
Bamburgh Capital, Calculus Capital, YFM, IP Group, North West Business Angels, WGN, Innovate UK, Apposite Capital, Arix Bioscience, Deepbridge Capital, Dynasty Bio, Mercia Fund Managers, Epidarex Capital, Equity Gap, EV Group, GHO Capital Partners, GSK, Bioscience Managers, Kreos Capital, Angels in Medcity, London Stock Exchange, Midven, LifeArc, MTI Ventures, N+1 Singer, New Wave Ventures, Northland Capital Partners, NorthStar Ventures, Parkwalk Advisors, Peel Hunt, Ruffena Capital, Scottish Development International, Silicon Valley Bank, Spark Impact, SV Life Sciences, Syndicate Room, Steris, Torreya, Up, WG Partners, Acceleris Capital, Alderley Park Ventures, Catapult Ventures, Mercia Technologies, Longwall Ventures, Dementia Discovery Fund, Pfizer LLC.




08.30 - 09.00

Coffee & Registration

09.00 - 09.20

BioCap Investment Insights

Laurence Barker, Chief Business Officer, Dementia Discovery Funds 

09.20 - 10.05

Angel Track: SEIS and EIS Investment Opportunities

Andy Dean, Head of Partnerships, We are Nova
Katerina Sanchez-Schilling, Investment Analyst, Syndicate Room

Company Presentations
Sam Whitehouse, CEO, Lightox
Marcus Orton, CEO, SwabTech
Richard Mills, CEO SleepCogni

10.05 - 10.25

BioCap Investment Insights

Hamish Graham, Pfizer Healthcare Hub: London Manager

10.25 - 11.10

Tech & Digital Track: What's hot in the digital area?

Volker Hirsch, Angel Investor

Company Presentations
Shameem Sampath, Founder, Knee Tracker
Rory Cameron, Chief Operating Officer, Gendius
Daniel Jamieson, CEO / Founder, Biorelate

11.10 - 11.40

Coffee, Networking & Exhibition

11.40 - 13.10

Company Pitching Competition

Head Judge:
Gareth King, Life Science Partner, Catapult Ventures

Claire Brown, Investment Director, BioCity
Mark Wyatt, Investment Director, Mercia Technologies
Rebecca Todd, Investment Director, Longwall Ventures
Nathan Day, Angel Investor, Manchester Technology Trust Angels

Company Presentations:

LIG Biowise
Nexus Labs

13.10 - 14.10

Lunch, Networking & Exhibition

14.10 - 14.30

BioCap Investment Insight

David Porter, Managing Partner, Apposite Capital

14.30 - 15.35

Start-up / Pre-Start Zone

Pharmnovo -  Liverpool John Moores University
Next Generation OCT Device - University of Liverpool

15.35 - 15.55

Coffee, Networking & Exhibition

15.55 - 16.15

Chinese Capital & Markets - What's the Opportunity

Simon Haworth, CEO, Dynasty Biotechnology

16.15 - 16.35

BioCap Investment Insight

Kath MacKay, Interim Director Ageing Society, Health & Nutrition, Innovate UK

16.35 - 16.45

Results of Pitching Competition

Gareth King, Life Science Partner, Catapult Ventures



Call For Pitches Competition 
As part of the conference, we will continue to host the popular 'Company Pitching' competition.  The submission of applications has now closed and the companies who will be presenting will be announced shortly.

Delegate Fees
Premium Member: £125.00 + VAT 
Member: £155.00 + VAT 
Non-Member: £250.00 + VAT

Investor Dinner
Delegates who have registered for the BioCap Conference also have the opportunity to attend the Investor Dinner which is taking place within the Helix Rooms at the Alderley Park Conference Centre on the evening of Wednesday 26th September. There will be an additional cost of £50.00 + VAT per person and you can register your place by contacting Helen Williams at*. 
*Please note that delegate places at the Investor Dinner are strictly limited.

To discuss the sponsorship and exhibition opportunities available at the conference, please contact Helen Williams at or on 07714 168020.

> Register here