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    BioTechNZ - Half day investment seminar & networking event

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    BioTechNZ Connect Event: Real stories, real companies!

    What makes a successful life sciences investment opportunity? What is mission-driven growth?

    How does a new growth strategy pay off? Join us on 20 July and learn more.

    Join us for an engaging half-day seminar and networking event featuring real stories from successful companies on their investment journeys. Learn from their mistakes, gain insights from the lessons they’ve learned, and be inspired by their success.

    We are showcasing a remarkable lineup of companies that are revolutionising the health industry. They are challenging conventional thinking, fostering a culture of innovation and opening doors for communities beyond the main centres. Speakers include TruScreen‘s Dr Beata Edling, Hawkesbury Partners, John Granger, Volpara Health’s Tana Isaac, Chris Simcock from Leaft Foods, plus a panel of Dunedin startups.

    Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with industry leaders, peers and gain valuable knowledge. 

    Event Details:

    Date: Thursday 20 July
    Time: 1.00 - 5.00pm (registration opens at 12.45pm). 5pm - 7pm Networking & Drinks.  If you are only able to come for the Networking part 5pm-7pm, please make sure you register with the correct ticket type.
    Location: Main Common Room, University Union Building, University of Otago, 660 Cumberland Street, Dunedin. View campus map.
    Event Type: In Person
    Cost: Free for members, $35 for non-Members


    12:45pm  Registration Opens
    1:00pm    Welcome 
    1:30pm    Mission-driven Growth Dr Beata Edling MD, PhD, MBA, Chief Executive Officer TruScreen
    2:10pm    What makes a successful life sciences investment opportunity?  John Granger, co-founder and Managing Director, Hawkesbury Partners (virtual presentation)
    2:30pm    A new growth strategy paying off Tana Isaac, Executive Vice President, Product and Technology, Volpara Health
    3:00pm    We're on a mission to create a new food system Chris Simcock Head of Strategy & Finance, Leaft Foods
    3:30pm    Afternoon Tea and Networking
    4:00pm    Panel of start-ups  Moderator: Elliot Dunn Analyst, Brandon Capital
                   Dr Alexandra Tickle, Director and Chair, Periomedic
                   Anna Campbell, co-founder, Zestt Wellness
                   Dr Sarah Diermeier, Chief Scientific Officer and Founder, Amaroq Therapeutics
    5:00pm    Networking and Drinks

    Supported by: ASX the University of Otago 

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