10.20, Wednesday 01 February 2017
Armstrong Building, Newcastle University
A joint FORUM workshop held by the Academy and Wellcome Trust as a follow-up meeting to build on the discussions from the 'Geographical clusters' workshop held in March 2015. The workshop was co-chaired by Professor Chris Day FMedSci, Vice-Chancellor and President, Newcastle University, and Professor Stephen Caddick, Director of Innovations, Wellcome Trust.
The workshop was held on 1 February 2017 and participants explored the UK environment for the life sciences clusters, identifying a vision for the future, challenges to achieving this vision and steps to overcoming these barriers. The discussions were held in the context of the Government's Life Sciences Industrial Strategy. The agenda and meeting report can be downloaded from the righthand side of this page.