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Industry Focus Group- Investment Finance

Thursday 19th January 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Medilink West Midlands are holding a workshop to better understand the landscape from the perspective of SME’s and start-ups within the Life Sciences Sector in accessing investment finance; establishing what gaps and opportunities may exist and exploring how improved provision might look. This event will help Medilink WM to inform and feed into both regional and national agencies with regards future initiatives, to try to ensure that the right types of finance support are there for you at the right time.


Presentation by Peter Dines

An opportunity to hear from and talk individually to Peter Dines of Mercia Fund Management, a leading investment business in UK innovation and a subsidiary of Mercia Technologies PLC. Mercia is collaborating with the West Midlands Academic Health Science Network (WMAHSN) to help build and support healthcare start-ups across the West Midlands.

Open Forum/Discussion


  • Have you tried to obtain investment finance?
  • What is the purpose of your requirements?
  • What current initiatives are you aware of?
  • What would you like to see done to address gaps/deficiencies?

Summary & Close

To find out more about this event, please go to the Medilink West Midlands website. Alternatively you can reserve your place by emailing Vanessa Bailey.


Thursday 19th January 2017
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Medical Technologies Innovation Centre
4 Greenfield Crescent
Birmingham, B15 3BE
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