Medilink UK, a membership organisation representing over 1350 medical technology and life-science businesses, is organising this free event to help businesses prepare for Brexit The number of health and life science businesses in the South West region has increased by 25 per cent in the last three years, making the sector an important regional player. The government maintains that the UK will leave the European Union on 31 October 2019, with or without a deal in place. To ensure life science businesses are prepared for this eventuality, Medilink UK will provide expert guidance and detailed information on behalf of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).
10.00 Welcome and introduction – Prof Richard Luxton (Chair Medilink SW)
Legal implications – David Hill, Hill Dickinson
IP issues – Will Doherty, Albright IP Limited
Regulatory environment – Keith Heaton, i2r Medical
Effect on supply chain – Peter Brown, GEFCO Forwarding
Staffing issues - tbc
New international opportunities – Tim Elliot, Medilink North
This event will help businesses understand the risks and opportunities that Brexit presents. Attendees will hear from experts on regulatory considerations, trading implications, recruitment, legal, intellectual property, finance and export opportunities. There is no limit to the number of people that can book onto this event. It covers multiple business areas, so we encourage you to invite relevant colleagues to this event as well. It is free to attend and lunch will be provided. We look forward to welcoming you on Tuesday 29th October at UWE, Bristol. All best wishes, Richard Luxton Chair of Medilink South West.