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IBST is a member of Medilink South West, the region’s life science industry network.

IBST is a member of the Health & Life Sciences Sector Group.

Our purpose is to engage with local life sciences, health and social care organisations to explore areas that could be developed to promote the health and life sciences business sector in the West of England LEP region.





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IBST Technology Showcase : 3 March 2016 : 14.00-16.00
Leigh Court, Abbots Leigh, Bristol

Innovation is the driving force behind new product, particularly in the health and life science sectors. This joint event between The Institute of Bio-Sensing Technology and Medilink SW aims to bring you a taste of the innovation coming from our universities and companies in the South West. Each research group or company will have a 10 minute slot to showcase their innovation followed by questions and feedback from a friendly expert panel and the audience. The expert panel will give advice on business development, funding, regulatory issues and internationalisation.

There will be an opportunity to speak with the presenters and make new contacts during a networking session following the presentations and preceding the Medilink SW awards and dinner.



Master Class Series: Emerging Disruptive Technologies in Life Sciences
Institute of Bio-Sensing Technology

Date: On demand
Location: University of the West of England, Bristol, UK

IBST Master Class SeriesIBST Master Classes Series provide a relaxed forum to learn of key emerging and potentially disruptive technologies in the life sciences.  Presented by expert practitioners in the field, the informal lectures will describe the technology, discuss current research and describe some application areas in the commercial market place. The master classes are targeted at Senior Managers and Technical Officers who need to keep abreast of key technology developments. There will be ample opportunity for discussions with peers and experts.

Sessions include:

  • STEM Cells
  • Biosensors
  • Biophotonics
  • MEMS

This will be run as an all-day event in Spring and individual sessions can be run on demand - please contact us if you would like to know more.

Click here for more information about the IBST Master Class Series

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