UK Department for International Trade United Kingdom

A number of companies shown here with profiles and logos are financially supported by the UK government's Tradeshow Access Programme.

Chris Howie
European Life Science Specialist 

Alacrita Holdings

Alacrita is life science consulting for a networked age. You can expect the caliber and capabilities of a top-ranked consulting firm, but you'll find a difference in our expertise. We've built our team carefully, hand-picking only those consultants with deep domain knowledge and senior business experience. With more than 200 successful client assignments each year, we're proving what's possible for commercial life sciences in a new era of opportunity.

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Simon Turner
Managing Partner 

Almac Group

Exhibiting at booth 4

The Almac Group is an established contract development and manufacturing organisation that provides the most unique range of integrated drug development services available to the pharmaceutical & biotech industry.

We are a privately owned organisation that has organically grown over 50 years and now employs in excess of 5,000 high skilled personnel. Almac is headquartered in Craigavon, Northern Ireland with 17 global facilities across Europe, USA and Asia.

Our quality, innovation and efficiency are testament to the fact that over 600 companies worldwide trust Almac for their Chemical, Pharmaceutical and Clinical Development needs.

Addressing the increasing pressure for Biopharma companies to bring their clinical candidates through their pipeline faster, more efficiently and at a lower cost, Almac provides an integrated CMC service, bridging the gap between drug substance and drug product development.

As an established provider of both drug substance (advanced intermediates and Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients – small molecules and peptides) and drug product development services, and by offering these within an integrated package, our client partners are assured of scientific continuity from a dedicated project team, resulting in significant savings in both time and costs.

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Franciane Chevot
Business Development Manager 
Renato Natili
Business Development manager 

ApconiX Ltd

ApconiX are experts in ion channel biology, target safety assessments and in all aspects of nonclinical programme design and delivery.

ApconiX was formed by three AstraZeneca colleagues with the drive and ambition to create a world-renowned company founded on the skills and experience of a growing team with a wide range of expertise in nonclinical drug safety.

The model for the pharmaceutical industry has evolved in recent years with large pharma reducing internal capability and outsourcing key skills to trusted partners.  There are many more SMEs and academic groups who also need access to specialised services.

ApconiX addresses all needs by providing an exceptional group of scientists to these companies, in a cost-effective and flexible way.  In this way, companies work with people they trust, to make better decisions on drug safety.


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Richard Knight

Aptus Clinical

Aptus Clinical is a specialist UK-based Clinical Contract Research Organisation (CRO) with particular expertise in oncology, rare diseases and advanced, cell and gene therapies. We have decades of experience in delivering complex and innovative trials, transforming potential into value.

We are proud to be part of iMATCH, a Manchester-based consortium which is one of only three centres in the UK to be awarded funding by Innovate UK to coordinate scale-up of advanced therapies for a range of debilitating conditions.

In partnering with life science companies, we can help transform promising molecules into valued medicines. We ensure early clinical development strategies are optimised and that Phase I/II studies are both innovatively designed and expertly delivered.

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Jonathan Lewis
Business Development Director 
Julia Young
Business Development Manager 


Arcinova is a UK based Contract Research and Development Organisation (CRDO) operating from a 15,000m2 site which has benefited from more than 36 years of investment as a key research and development centre. We provide the pharmaceutical industry with a comprehensive range of services, backed by extensive scientific expertise and strong practical capabilities.

We work to enhance the health and wellbeing of society by helping companies to develop life changing medicines and take them to market quickly, effectively and efficiently.

Our focus is on API process research, the development, validation and application of analytical, microbiological and materials science spectroscopic methodologies, scale-up and early phase clinical product manufacturing. We provide non-clinical and clinical 14C, API, drug product, bioanalysis, regulatory and consulting services.

Our mission at Arcinova is to delight our life sciences customers by satisfying their contract research, development and manufacturing needs with agility, innovation, seamless teamwork and best value delivery.


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Nathalie Huther
Senior Director Business Development, Europe 

Barrington James

Exhibiting at booth 103

Barrington James are a global staffing and resourcing organisation who specialise in placing niche consultants of all levels in the Biotech and Pharmaceutical industry. We offer both short and long term solutions and can provide ad-hoc consultancy support as required. Our offices in Europe, USA and APAC means that we can provide a truly global solution and experience in a market you may not know.

All of our team are dedicated market specialists with unrivalled candidate networks and will be on hand in Hamburg to discuss any assistance you may need to aid you getting your product to market. We have proven experience in knowing  the difference between working for a big pharma and a new start-up Biotech and will ensure that the people you hire truly understand your business and what you need to succeed.

James Lewis

BioPartner UK

Exhibiting at booth 7a with the UK delegation

BioPartner UK leads the UK Delegation to several partnering conferences
each year. It is a UK Accredited Trade Organisation facilitating international partnering for trade, investment and collaborations with Life Sciences organisations across the UK. BioPartner is a membership organisation, supporting UK SMEs and startups, and signposting organisations worldwide to UK expertise.

BioPartner has alliances with organisers of international biopartnering events, and with UK membership organisations, operating both independently and
in partnership with the UK government. BioPartner disseminates tradeshow access grants to help UK-based SMEs exhibit their services and products in new overseas markets.

Della Bateson
Operations Manager 
Lin Bateson
Chief Executive 
Alasdair Stamps
Paula Paton

Cambridge Cancer Genomics

CCG builds precision oncology solutions for all patients. Our technology can detect relapse earlier than standard of care, predict response to therapy more accurately & reduce ineffective treatment regimens. We give your oncologist the head start they need to stay ahead of an evolving tumor. 

Ultimately, we will ensure that each patient has the right treatment, at the right time, to beat their cancer.

Nirmesh Patel
Co-Founder & CSO 


CEIDR (Centre of Excellence in Infectious Diseases Research) is a partnership between Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) and the University of Liverpool (UoL) focused on commercialisation and translational partnering in infectious diseases working with industry to advance drugs, vaccines and diagnostics towards market.

Liverpool is a major academic and translational centre, internationally recognised for its infectious diseases research with over 500 researchers in LSTM and UoL working directly in this field. We have a proven track record working with industry from discovery through to clinical trials contributing to products currently in clinical development or on the market including drugs, diagnostics, vaccines and insecticides.

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Lisa Baldwin
Business Development Manager 
Becky Jones-Phillips
Business Development Manager