Life Sciences Scotland Masterclass: Successful Life Sciences Fundraising

Date and Time

28th Feb 2018 | 12:30 - 15:00


The Hilton Glasgow, 1 William Street


The UK has the strongest life science and health technology pipeline in Europe with more UK biotech companies maturing and successfully moving through the financing life cycle. How can you be part of this success?

Scotland has a strong investment environment, with one of the most active early-stage investor networks in Europe and is second only to London in terms of the number of Life Sciences companies raising venture finance. The Scottish Investment Bank is one of the most active Life Sciences investor in the UK.

Whether you are looking for seed funding to start your business or wishing to resource your growth ambitions with venture funding, this event is for you.

  • Come and hear what venture investors are really looking for.
  • Learn about a selection of key life sciences venture capital funds.
  • Learn from the fundraising experience of successful Scottish companies.





Networking lunch 



Sinclair Dunlop, Epidarex


Fundraising – a general introduction to being investor ready

Jonathan Lloyd-Hirst, Ernst and Young


Investment support from the Scottish Investment Bank

Michelle Kinnaird, Scottish Investment Bank


Panel Discussion: Fundraising lessons from successful Scottish companies

Ian Stevens BioFilm

Deborah O’Neil, Novabiotics


Panel discussion: What are Life Sciences VCs looking for?

Sinclair Dunlop, Epidarex Capital

Nooman Haque, Silicon Valley Bank

Nick Johnston, Perella Weinberg Partners

Bruno Montanari, Seroba Life Sciences

Giovanni Mariggi, Medixci


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