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UK Life Science Symposium in partnership with Link- J

10 Oct 2022
11:00 am - 2:30 pm

Nihonbashi life sciences hub 8F Muromachi Chibagin Mitsui Building 1-5-5 Nihonbashi Muromachi Chuo City, Tokyo 103-0022 Japan

MedCity and Link-J are proud to host the UK Life Science Symposium, bringing together the UK and Japan’s leading life science organisations!

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Leading UK health scientists and institutions will provide insight into successful university spinouts, digital health in the NHS, successful Japan-UK research and commercialisation projects, and academic-industry collaborations.

Guests will be welcomed by LINK-J.

Organisations presenting: Cancer Research UK, King’s College UK, National Institute of Health Research, AcuLive, Northern Health Science Alliance, Precision Health Technology Accelerator, Richmond Pharmacology, Bart’s Life Sciences and University College London.


– 11:00- 11:05 Welcome by Link-J- Aki Soyama, CEO of Link-J

– 11:05- 11:10 Welcome by MedCity- Neelam Patel, CEO of MedCity

– 11:10- 11:15 Prof David Lomas, Vice Provost (Health), Head of the Medical School, University College London

– 11:15- 12:15 4x UK Company introduction


 Cancer Research UK- George Tzircotis

 King’s College London- Ian Durrant/Rachel Parker

 NIHR- James Richards

 AcuLive- Dr Marcus Yeo- CEO


– 12:00- 13:00 Networking Lunch

– 13:00- 14:15 5x UK Company presentations


 NHSA- Helen Cole

 Precision Health Accelerator- Gino Martini/Richard Fox

 Richmond Pharmacology- Jorg Taubel/Ulrike Lorch

 University College London- Basma Jeelani/ Pamela Tranter/ Mark Fisher/Barnaby Cox

 Bart’s Life Sciences- Sven Bunn/Prof. Rakesh Uppal


– 14:30- 15:00 Networking coffee break

– 15:00- 19:00 Global Life Science Session- more information to follow


The UK event is followed by the Link-J Global Life Science Session and networking- the UK guests are welcomed to attend this event.

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