Testimonials

Participants' comments from previous years:

 

"It's an aspirational, international event that brings people from technology, from business, from other sectors together in a way that can only promote life sciences in Wales."
Ger Brophy, Chief Technical Officer Life Sciences, GE Healthcare

 

"I've heard about this conference now for a few years. I didn't expect it to be as big as it is, I'm so impressed."
HE Nicola Clase, Swedish Ambassador to the UK

 

“BioWales is hot, it’s the place to be. There are so many people celebrating successes in life sciences in Wales.”
Ricky Martin, Founder, Hyper Recruitment Solutions and Apprentice winner

 

“Things happen at BioWales, announcements get made here.”
Prof. Chris McGuigan, Chair, Life Sciences Hub Wales

 

“It’s a great event, a platform for collaboration, for education, for bringing in companies from outside Wales to show them what we’re capable of, and to provide those opportunities and those platforms for Welsh-based companies to grow in global markets.”
Kevin Smith, CEO, Trakcel Ltd.

 

“BioWales is hot, it’s the place to be. There are so many people celebrating successes in life sciences in Wales.”
Ricky Martin, Founder, Hyper Recruitment Solutions and Apprentice winner

 

“Things happen at BioWales, announcements get made here.”
Prof. Chris McGuigan, Chair, Life Sciences Hub Wales

 

“What was really impressive was the draw between academics and people in the industry, the chance to share science, share approaches to business, look at new opportunities for creating new businesses and new scientific research projects.”
Brock Reeve, Executive Director, Harvard Stem Cell Institute

 

“I don’t think there’s ever been a day when the Welsh Government, Welsh entrepreneurs and Welsh scientists have got behind the life sciences medical sector in Wales with such significance and money. It really is a magical moment.”
Prof. Sir Chris Evans, Chair, Arthurian Life Sciences

 

“BioWales was extremely insightful again, this year. I thought the timings were perfect and the Agenda was excellent, highlighting the strength and capability of the life science sector in Wales.”
Nichola Dale, NISCHR AHSC South West Wales Regional Hub Co-ordinator, Swansea University

 

“Biowales was truly an exemplar conference and really does represent the future of life sciences. The energy, ideas, innovation and attendance were all excellent and I was delighted to be part of the conference. See you next year.”
Dr Sanjeev Gogna MRPharmS PhD MBA, Celesio UK

 

“The event provided an excellent opportunity to meet a lot of key people from the life sciences sector, government ministers and organisations from across Wales.”
Mike Moran MBE, Proton Partners International

 

“BioWales 2015 was a fantastic opportunity for a new company like ours to really kick-start our networking. Pitching at the Dragon’s Den session provided us with unparalleled visibility and led to discussions with potential investors and strategic collaborative partners, which continue to this day.”
Jenna Bowen, Co-Founder, Cotton Mouton Diagnostics Ltd