June 23rd ’15, will mark the launch of BioGateway, Kent’s new Life Science Network, with an event to celebrate the creation of BioGateway, dedicated to developing Europe’s most complete life science network at the gateway to Europe.

Why Kent? Kent has all the skills and expertise resulting from the county’s leadership in drug research and development, diagnostics, drug manufacturing and medical devices through companies such as Pfizer, Sekisui Diagnostics, Abbott and GSK.

Kent already boasts a burgeoning biotech sector, from drug discovery and contract research to clinical development and regulatory advice companies with over 150 companies employing more than 6,000 people and with easy access to 50,000 students in Kent and London.

WHEN: June 23rd, 2015, 1.00pm

WHERE: Innovation House, Discovery Park, Ramsgate Road, Sandwich CT13 9FF                    

WHO WILL YOU MEET?

Entrepreneurs, business executives, investors, local and national government, leading figures in the national and international biotech community as well as plenty of other great minds driving the development of Kent and the growth of successful life sciences companies.

Contact: For more information about the event, please contact Alex Watson at Locate in Kent atalex.watson@thebiogateway.org, +44 (0)1732 520700.

For media enquiries, please contact James Motteram at James@sciad.com, +44 (0)203 773 9580 or Richard Anderson at richard@sciad.com, +44 (0)7973 950376

For more information about Kent as a location for the Life Science industry please visit:  http://www.locateinkent.com/why-locate-in-kent/industry-sectors/life-sciences

Foundation Sponsors:        PFIZER and KRESTON REEVES

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