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Slater Heelis Partner Chairs BioCap Conference Talks

November 24, 2020, By

The BioCap Conference is a two-day digital event that provides a unique meeting place connecting life sciences businesses, researchers and investors.

This year it is on the 25th and 26th November.

The aim is to help people looking to invest in innovative life science companies or those who are seeking investments for their own business. Experts in the industry will offer their knowledge and learnings from their own journeys in discussions throughout the event.

Partner & Head of Corporate & Commercial here at Slater Heelis, Simon Wallwork is chairing two of the events. His vast experience within the bio, life sciences and tech sectors lends extremely well to this. Over the years, he has built up expertise in these sectors developing a deep understanding of their drivers.

BioCap 2020

The conference offers a great opportunity to further discuss future collaborations in one-to-one meetings. Helping businesses to realise their full potential, whatever the funding requirements are.

Simon will Chair the Start Up/ Pre-Start Zone and Company Journeys sessions during the Wednesday event.

The event will cover:

Day 1 (Wednesday):

  • Investor Insight
  • State of the Nation Panel
  • Pre-booked Partnering Meetings
  • Start Up/ Pre-start Zone – What’s Coming Next from our Universities
  • Company Journeys
  • Fireside Chats with Martino Picardo
  • Biotech & Beers Virtual Networking.

Day 2 (Thursday):

  • Investor Insight
  • Company ‘Pitches’ Competition
  • Pre-booked Partnering Meetings
  • Investor Insight
  • Focus on AI
  • Result of Company ‘Pitches’ Competition


About Simon Wallwork

Simon is an established name within the industry which is echoed in legal rankings.

Simon himself has retained his rankings as a Band 2 individual for the fifth year running in the Chambers 2021 guide, as well as having achieved the top spot as Most Active Legal Adviser in the most recent North West and Manchester Annual Corporate Finance Review.

The Chambers and Partners rankings of UK Solicitors for 2021 were announced in October and our Corporate and Commercial team, led by Simon, achieved a prestigious Band 2 ranking for the North West, promoted from the Band 3 level it had held since 2018.

Contact Us

If you are looking for any guidance around setting up, managing, growing or even selling a business in these sectors, please do not hesitate to contact us.

You can call us on 0161 969 3131 or fill in our contact form and one of the team will be in touch.