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Our Patrons are a group of prominent regional organisations who make a valuable contribution to the Life Sciences sector

3M applies science in collaborative ways to improve lives daily. With $31.7 billion in sales, their 90,000 employees connect with customers all around the world. The UK and Ireland is home to one of the largest 3M subsidiaries outside the USA, employing 2,900 people across 20 locations, including nine manufacturing sites. Products manufactured in the UK include coated abrasives, personal safety equipment, adhesive tapes, industrial microbiology products and drug delivery systems.

AdamsonJones offers intellectual property (IP) services encompassing patent, design and trade mark protection and advice in the UK, Europe and throughout the world.

BHIB are a staunchly independent Insurance Broker based in the heart of the East Midlands. Their clients’ needs are always at the heart of everything they do and this has been the case for the over 50 years. Their Chartered Insurance Broker status is reassurance that when you deal with BHIB you are dealing with proven certified Insurance professionals.

BioCity is a new style of science incubator and home to more than 200 pioneering health, science and environmental tech companies. By providing business programmes, peer and mentor networks, investment and specialist equipment alongside the highest quality laboratories and office spaces; Founded in 2002 by the University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University, BioCity incubators can now be found throughout the UK, creating one of the largest networks of med-tech, bio-tech, drug discovery and healthcare companies.

Datalink Electronics is an award-winning, ISO13485-accredited, contract electronic product design and manufacturing company, with an extensive track record in medical devices and scientific instrumentation. They work with large and small businesses, universities and start-ups, supporting them from early-stage research and feasibility study to design, development, prototyping, certification support and full-scale production.

De Montfort University (DMU) is a dynamic institution with a commitment to improving people’s lives through research and education. Nearly 60 per cent of our research is internationally excellent, almost a fifth is world-leading, and we have a record of excellence in life-long wellbeing, social value, urban living, and creativity in the digital age. As a UN Global Hub, we have integrated the 17 Sustainable Development Goals in our research agenda.

East Midlands Academic Health Science Network (EMAHSN) works regionally and as part of a connected national network of 15 AHSNs. Licenced by NHS England to operate as the innovation arm of the NHS, AHSNs collaborate across all sectors involved in healthcare to drive the spread and adoption of innovation and support economic growth.

Hallam is a full-service digital marketing agency and has been helping businesses in the life sciences sector thrive in the evolving online world since 1999. Get in touch with Hallam to increase your online visibility, generate leads and sales, and grow your business.

The HORIBA group is a global company committed to excellence in the manufacturing of measurement systems for a wide range of industries. For healthcare, the company produces a range of analytical solutions to meet the needs of our customers, from in-vitro diagnostics in hospitals and near-patient testing, to clinical and life-sciences research.

Mills & Reeve is a full-service law firm advising global organisations, small and mid-sized companies, universities, research institutes, charities and government organisations. We have a specialist and multi-disciplinary team of lawyers dedicated to the life sciences sector with extensive experience across all sub-sectors, including pharma and biotech, medical devices, diagnostics, digital health and specialist service provision.

Morningside Pharmaceuticals Ltd are an established manufacturer, wholesaler and exporter of generic and branded medicines, with products supplied to UK pharmacies and NHS hospitals twice daily. With service spanning over 25 years, they have become a trusted name in the pharmaceutical industry and are one of the leading innovators of new products with a strong emphasis on patient’s needs.

One of the UK’s leading commercially focused universities, Nottingham Trent University (NTU) has over 29,000 students from across 137 countries. NTU enjoys a thriving research community, that encompasses both staff and students, with a strategic focus on research themes key to the economy and society. These include, Health and Wellbeing, and Medical Technologies and Advanced Materials; the sustained excellence and impactful innovation across these research areas led to NTU being awarded a Queens Anniversary Prize in 2015 – the highest national honour for a UK university.

The Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre and Clinical Research Facilities drive innovation in experimental science. They translate research into breakthrough treatments, new technologies and advanced medicines. Their research is led by internationally-renowned academics and clinicians and we have unrivalled expertise in every aspect from clinical trial set-up to specialist clinical practice.

Orion is a globally operating Finnish developer of pharmaceuticals and diagnostic tests. Orion develops, manufactures and markets human and veterinary pharmaceuticals, active pharmaceutical ingredients and diagnostic tests.  Orion’s R&D core therapy areas are CNS disorders, oncology and respiratory for which Orion develops inhaled Easyhaler® pulmonary drugs.
Potter Clarkson LLP is an award-winning, full service intellectual property firm of patent and trade mark attorneys and IP solicitors. Recognising the need to understand their clients’ technologies and business objectives in order to devise effective patent strategies, they offer unrivalled expertise in protecting and commercialising innovation. With a team of over 35 in the biotechnology and chemistry group, they are particularly well-regarded for their successful prosecution, opposition and appeal work.

Quotient Sciences is dedicated to accelerating the development of new drugs for patients around the world. We provide formulation development, clinical pharmacology trials, and clinical and commercial manufacturing services to the pharmaceutical and biotech industry. These services are provided either individually or as an integrated service offering via our Translational Pharmaceutics® platform which is proven to shorten timelines and reduce drug development costs.

Shakespeare Martineau have one of the few life sciences specific legal teams in the country. They will use their legal skills, experience and knowledge of the industry to provide you with relevant and practical advice and solutions. The team includes experts in commercial contracts, intellectual property, corporate finance, employment, business defence, regulatory compliance and property law.

TBAT Innovation is a business consultancy specialising in assisting organisations to access UK and EU grant funding, maximising R&D Tax Credit claims, project management and technical consultancy. TBAT has numerous successes in the life sciences sector across both grant funding and R&D Tax Credits.
The University of Derby is a modern university focused on delivering excellence and opportunity across our region. We actively support organisations through knowledge transfer, consultancy, business support and training. Our leading-edge research in life and natural sciences, healthcare, advanced manufacturing and data sciences, delivers real impact for our partners.
The University of Nottingham is one of the UK’s leading research intensive universities. It provides a range of services to support companies including innovation funding, professional development, research collaboration and technology licensing. Their award-winning Centre for Healthcare Technologies partnership supports the rapid translation of scientific discoveries into healthcare adoption.
The University of Leicester delivers leading discovery and translational biomedical research, through the Institutes of Precision Medicine and Structural and Chemical Biology, and the NIHR Leicester Biomedical Research Centre, to solve some of the world’s most pressing health concerns: cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular, respiratory and infectious disease.
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