UK Department for International Trade
A number of companies shown here with profiles and logos are financially supported by the UK government's Tradeshow Access Programme.
Chris HowieSector specialist
BioIndustry Association (BIA)
Established in 1989, the BIA (BioIndustry Association) exists to encourage and promote a financially sound and thriving bioscience sector within the UK economy and concentrates its efforts on emerging enterprise and the related interests of companies Founded over 20 years ago at the infancy of biotechnology, the BIA is the trade association for innovative enterprises involved in UK bioscience. Members include emerging and more established bioscience companies; pharmaceutical companies; academic, research and philanthropic organisations; and service providers to the bioscience sector. The BIA represents the interests of its members to a broad section of stakeholders, from government and regulators to patient groups and the media. Our goal is to secure the UK's position as a global hub and as the best location for innovative research and commercialisation, enabling our world-leading research base to deliver healthcare solutions that can truly make a difference to people's lives.
Michael McGivernMembership and Business Development Manager
BioPartner UK leads the UK Delegation to several partnering conferences each year. It is a UK Accredited Trade Organisation facilitating international partnering for trade, investment and collaborations with Life Sciences organisations across the UK. BioPartner is a membership organisation, supporting UK SMEs and startups, and signposting organisations worldwide to UK expertise.
BioPartner has alliances with organisers of international biopartnering events, and with UK membership organisations, operating both independently and in partnership with the UK government. BioPartner disseminates tradeshow access grants to help UK-based SMEs exhibit their services and products in new overseas markets.
Lin BatesonChief Executive
Liverpool Vision is the city’s economic development company which integrates economic development and business and enterprise support designed to accelerate the city’s growth and build a sustainable economy. We have played a pivotal role in co-ordinating the delivery of the city’s economic and physical renaissance over the last decade, working within the strategic leadership of the City Council and the Mayor of Liverpool.
Mr Matt BiagettiInvestment Manager
Scottish Development International
At Scottish Development International (SDI) we’re all about discovery: helping ambitious businesses like yours discover an exciting new chapter in Scotland. We’re here to help you discover new business opportunities, markets, ventures and people. From tech to fintech to chemical science and digital technology, we’ve helped over 5135 inward investors to realise their ambitions in Scotland.