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Day One: Keynote Session

This session will set the scene for the conference and will host three key opinion leaders from different areas of translational research.  All leaders in their field, the speakers will share their insights on how they see the field developing. Each will deliver a 30 minute presentation followed by a combined Q&A.


Stream I: Funding and Deals

Funding, collaboration and deals are fundamental to translational research. This stream of six sessions will provide debate and case studies of best practice, trends and opportunities in the business side of translational research.  The stream will travel across the investment and deal landscape, discussing how this develops with stage of project and company, providing strategic and practical information for all stakeholders.


Stream II: Early Clinical Development

Establishing clinical proof of concept is for many the point at which translation has occurred. This stream of six sessions will deliver content around the product development and clinical aspects of translational research. Different therapeutic areas will be discussed during ON Helix, which will include updates on key challenges faced in those areas along with case study examples and debate around how such challenges are being addressed.


Stream III: Science & Technology in R&D

New and innovative technologies are likely to hold the key to reducing attrition rates, increasing precision and saving on the cost of the discovery and development of new medicines. This stream of six sessions will focus on new and exciting science and technology approaches emerging in translational research.  This may include hot topics such as Artificial Intelligence, imaging, gene editing and more.  


Day 1: Evening Plenary Session

Open to Day 1 and Day 2 delegates to attend, this evening plenary session will the opportunity to hear from an inspirational speaker or panel setting out grand challenges delegates can be discussing over drinks in the subsequent networking reception



Day 2: Keynote Session

The audience will hear from two key opinion leaders playing a key role in supporting translational research and growth of the sector. Describing their examples in the Cambridge region, the speakers will share their thoughts on what they feel other regions may learn from experience here and conversely what they feel the region could adopt from other leading clusters.


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