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UK Northern Economy Life Sciences Event: Life Sciences Meets Real Estate

Region: Europe
7 November 2023
Squire Patton Boggs
6 Wellington Place,
Leeds, LS1 4AP
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In partnership with leading research consultancies Didobi and Life Sciences Real Estate, we are delighted to provide this unique opportunity for individuals to learn from sector leaders and to network with like-minded professionals across the UK.

Our event is aimed at those who are currently involved or looking to invest in the most advanced life sciences sector outside of the golden triangle. The life sciences sector is one of the most rapidly evolving sectors in real estate, and attendees can be sure this event will deliver valuable insights.

Our event will cover topics such as:

  • What is happening in life sciences across Europe, the UK and the North of England?
  • The opportunities and challenges that exist outside of the golden triangle

In addition, there will be two panel discussions featuring leading scientists, occupiers, developers, lawyers and investors, facilitated by Matthew Hopkinson, co-founder and managing director, Didobi, and Victoria Leigh, partner, Squire Patton Boggs.

Our event will feature a mix of research-led presentations and panel discussions with some of the most progressed life sciences business and influential experts internationally and from across the Northern Powerhouse, including:

  • Dr. Oren Cohen, president, Clinical Pharmacology, and chief medical officer, Fortrea
  • Dr. Natalie Kenny, founder and chief executive officer, BioGrad
  • Sir Roger Marsh, former chair, NP11 and Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP)
  • Jenny Broderick, partner and procurement expert, Squire Patton Boggs
  • John Holden, associate vice-president for special projects, University of Manchester
  • Roshni Prasad, senior investment manager, Department for Business and Trade
  • Sarah Frankland, validation and regulatory affairs manager, Bouygues E&S Contracting UK Limited
  • Darren Marjenberg, vice president of sales – EMEA, Yourgene Health
  • Jane Sillito, deals director, PwC


1 – 2 p.m. – Registration 
2 – 5 p.m. – Event 
5 – 6:30 p.m. – Networking Reception

Note: We anticipate demand to be high. Registrations will be handled on a waiting list basis and confirmed swiftly by our team.

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