Manchester BRC backs regenerative medicine workshop
The Manchester Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) is supporting a
key event which aims to help develop the North West's regenerative
medicine capabilities across academia, the NHS and industry.
The interactive workshop "Repair, Replace, Restore, Regenerate-
Regenerative Medicine & Related Industries in the North West of
England" will be held on Wednesday 25th February 2009, 9:00-14:00
at The Yellow Room, Core Technology Facility, 48 Grafton Street,
Manchester, M13 9XX. Organised by Bionow, the North West Regional
Development Agency's biotechnology sector group, the event will
bring together business, academic and clinical delegates to assess
the current state, infrastructure and financing of regenerative
medicine in the NW.
The programme includes presentations and discussion on:
Developing facilities for companies at all stages, access to
markets and partnering, appropriate staffing and training at all
levels, knowledge base and networks, access to clinical trials
sites; Supporting growth, training/retraining, attracting inward
investment, sponsorship to encourage partnerships,
technology-sharing, leveraging; Fostering an environment comprising
industry, academia and clinicians to create active interest groups,
a strong lobby to central government, attract the brightest and the
best, and encourage non-competitive knowledge sharing across the
"The BRC is very pleased to support this workshop - regenerative
medicine is one of our major research themes and harnessing the
skills of NW clinicians, researchers and industry will be a
tremendous boost for our efforts to develop new patient
treatments," said BRC director Prof Phil Baker.
For more details or to book a place, please email Helen Williams
tel +44 (0) 1925 400345.