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Levelling up the Conversation: Building a Life Sciences Superpower

January 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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Join a question time panel event in Cambridge with Science Minister George Freeman. Apply to join the studio audience or dial in live.

About this event

Apply to join a topical panel question time event at one of the world’s most exciting centres for biotechnology, life sciences and research. Pre-submit your questions to ask the panel live in Cambridge on 20th January.

To apply to join us at the event live, please complete the application form. To join the session via the live broadcast, please book a Webinar only ticket and either submit your questions in advance or during the event.

The panel session is your opportunity to ask experts, local leaders and Ministers questions on how to build a life sciences superpower in the UK.

The panel will also cover:

-What plans do local leaders have to develop the infrastructure needed to grow the sector?

-How will a commitment to research help transform the lives of patients?


  • Angela McFarlane (Vice President, Strategic Planning Northern Europe, IQVIA) (Chair)
  • George Freeman MP (Science Minister)
  • Dr Nik Johnson (Mayor, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough)
  • Michelle Mitchell (CEO, Cancer Research UK)
  • Dr Julia Wilson (Associate Director, Sanger Institute)
  • Tom Keith Roach (UK President, AstraZeneca)

About Levelling-up the Conversation:

All too often the big conversations are discussed in Westminster. Chamber is Levelling-up the conversation around the country by bringing national, regional and local leaders together with charities, third sector bodies, industry and the NHS.

Tickets are limited due to social distancing measures. To save disappointment, we welcome those of you who are unable to join us live, to sign up to watch live via zoom.


Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute
University of Cambridge, Robinson Way
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