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The UK at Health Innovation Week Toronto

Join the UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT) at Health Innovation Week in Toronto to learn about opportunities and support available to Canadian companies looking to invest in the UK life sciences industry.

The UK Government is invested in continuing to drive Britain’s world-leading life sciences innovation, committing $362m CAD to data, early diagnosis, and precision medicine innovation; $312m CAD to development of advanced therapies, medicines, and vaccines; and $168.9m CAD to promote healthy ageing.

Register for DIT’s three sessions below to understand the opportunities for your company in the UK, the support available for your company to conduct R&D in the UK, and how to sell to the National Health Service (NHS).



EU Exit: Opportunities for Life Science Companies
12:00pm-1:30pm
CR3, MaRS Discovery District (101 College St, Toronto, ON M5G 1L7)

Join DIT for lunch and a discussion of what the UK’s exit from the EU means for life sciences companies and the opportunities it presents for your business.


Groundbreaking: Support for Innovation in the UK
2:00pm-3:00pm
CR3, MaRS Discovery District (101 College St, Toronto, ON M5G 1L7)

Specialists from UK Research and Innovation, the Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult, the Newcastle Innovation Centre for Aging, and Manchester’s Health Innovation District will discuss the financial and infrastructure supports available for international companies looking to conduct research and expand their presence into the UK.


Navigating the NHS: How to Get Your Innovations Adopted
3:00pm-4:00pm
CR3, MaRS Discovery District (101 College St, Toronto, ON M5G 1L7)

Specialists from Manchester’s Health Innovation District, the Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult, DIT, and a Canadian company that sells to the NHS discuss how your company can do the same. Their session will include a discussion of the NHS’s priorities, the supports available for companies looking to sell to the NHS, and top tips for navigating the process.

 

Click here to register
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About the UK's Department for International Trade (DIT)

The UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT) helps businesses export, drives inward and outward investment, negotiates market access and trade deals, and champions free trade.  DIT specialists in North America can provide you with bespoke advice and best practice on regional business landscapes, transatlantic trade and investment opportunities, and connections with the right contacts to grow your business.

 

Learn more about our export and investment services
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