Russell Watkins and Finn Willingham present at Life Sciences Conference

BioFocus is a two day conference (19th -20th October 2020), designed to bring together industry, academia and experts within the field of life sciences.  Two NA-ATTC partners gave presentations in the North East Life Sciences: Collaboration for Growth session, hosted by Bionow’s CEO Geoff Davison.

Russell Watkins, Commercial Director at the AHSN NENC gave an insightful talk on the AHSN’s role across the region and Dr Finn Willingham, NA-ATTC Operations Manager at Newcastle Hospitals, highlighted how the success of the NA-ATTC programme has been driven by the unprecedented level of collaboration between the NA-ATTC consortium partners and close working across the ATTC Network.   Both speakers participated in a panel discussion along with other presenters; Richard Baker, Strategy and Policy Director at the North East Local Enterprise Partnership and Elaine Evans, Life Sciences Specialist – Northern Powerhouse Investment Hub, Department for International Trade.

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