Location: The Connacht Hotel Galway & NUI Galway

Feb 28 2019

The Irish Medtech Association (IMA) and Biopharmachem Ireland (BPCI) in conjunction with the UK Department for International Trade have organised a Customs, Supply Chains and Market Access to the UK for Life Sciences workshop in Galway on 28th February.

This is an all day (9am -5pm) free event that aims to;

  • Clarify what the new customs and revenue regulations for Life Science products will look like between the EU and Great Britain and Northern Ireland (to the best of their ability)
  • Hear case studies from other companies about how they are adapting to the new changes with regard to logistical challenges
  • Learn about future trading opportunities with the UK, particularly gaining access to the NHS and clinical trials
  • Visit the CÚRAM research centre and find out what it can do for your company (afternoon)
  • Network with other industry peers

The list of speakers/topics for the day is below and a running order will be developed in due course

  • Anthony Thomas, Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) – Deputy Director Cross Border Delivery Group
  • Aaron Dunne, HMRC – speaking on Customs
  • Heather Lockley, HMRC – speaking on VAT
  • Kathryn Boyd,  Department for Business and Industrial Strategy – Deputy Director Goods, Customs and the Border
  • Medical Device Company Case Study – TBC
  • Pharmaceutical Company  Case Study- TBC
  • Dr Linda Magee – DIT NHS Specialist – how to access the NHS
  • Prof Chris Lowe – Director of Biotechnology Institute, Cambridge University – working with the NHS on clinical trials and access
  • CÚRAM Research Centre Site Tour

To book a place for you or your colleague please visit link here


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