Life Sciences Market Access Programme, for companies expanding into the UK.
The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough region is a globally renowned powerhouse in Life Sciences, attracting companies into a supportive eco-system of research, investment and world class talent.
Intensify your route to the UK market by presenting your company to, industry leaders, networks and venture capitalists, from the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough region – The gateway to the UK LifeScience sector.
Parkwalk, backing world-changing technologies. Over £400m raised; invested into over 150 companies
Group Leader @ Milner Therapeutics Institute
Milner is a biomedical institute, which acts as a catalyst and a driver, forming dynamic partnerships
Chair of OxCam Supercluster Board
30 years within the biopharmaceutical industry specialising in strategy, policy and engagement
How does the Programme work?
Businesses in the UK Life Science industries generated £94.2 billion in turnover in 2021. The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough region boasts the UK’s highest density of people employed in Life Sciences. There is no better route into the UK’s dynamic Life Sciences market.
Locate Cambridge will select 10 companies who will get to VIP support to set up in the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough region.
EXPERT PANEL SESSION: Companies will present their companies to a panel of experts and will receive advice on how to enter in the UK market.
MARKET ENTRY SUPPORT: The selected companies will also receive free support to explore UK company formation. Including tax & legal advisory as well as connecting to appropriate opportunities.
Stages of the Programme
OPEN CALL 16th June – 17th July
SELECTION 17th July – 22nd July
EXPERT PANEL W/C 24th July
MARKET ENTRY Sept+
Cambridgeshire & Peterborough UK’s Foremost Life Sciences Cluster
470+ Life Sciences Companies, just under 8% of UK sector.
Highest density of people employed in the Life Sciences in the UK.
Companies, across all sectors, raised £4bn in the last three years.
AstraZeneca, Amgen, Pfizer and GSK are all based in the region.
Sources – Statista, Crunchbase, CPCA, UK.GOV
The winners will get.
Advice and introductions from our expert panel on how to enter the UK through the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough region.
Company set up guidance and connections to reliable and experienced professionals.
Introduction to the local ecosystem, networks and forums to facilitate a soft landing into a new market and make you feel welcome.
Support to apply to local equity investment funds and grants
Support for your recruitment to enable you to attract, grow and develop a talented team, including access to suitable graduates and apprentices.
Support to enter new markets from your Cambridgeshire & Peterborough base