Medicines Manufacturing Celebration Event 2022

Join Innovate UK and Innovate UK-KTN on 12th July 2022 to celebrate the successes of the medicines manufacturing community.

Event Details


10.30 - 16.00



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Register now for Innovate UK KTN’s Medicines Manufacturing Community Challenge Celebration Event.

Since launching in 2017, the Challenge has helped develop first-of-a-kind technologies to accelerate patient access to new drugs and treatments, firmly establishing the UK as a leading global hub for developing, producing and delivering cutting-edge therapies. The free-to-attend event will showcase the significant innovation and research projects from the Challenge to celebrate these successes.

Here’s what you’ll get by attending the event:

  • A keynote video address from George Freeman MP, Minister for Science and Innovation
  • A facilitated panel discussion on the impact from and the future of sector-focussed Innovation Centres Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult, Advanced Therapy Treatment Centre and Medicines Manufacturing Innovation Centre
  • Use cases from companies who have achieved growth through collaborative innovation, featuring Phico, Quotient and Oxford Biomedica
  • A look to the future of the Medicines Manufacturing ecosystem and how it supports the UK Life Sciences Vision
  • Networking
  • Robotics showcase


Morning session

  • 10:30 – 10:40 Welcome
  • 10:40 – 10:50 Keynote from MP

Innovation centres for impact

  • 10:50 – 11:50 Panel Discussions on Innovation Centres including the Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult, Advanced Therapy Treatment Centre and Medicines Manufacturing Innovation Centre with Q&A
  • 11:50 –12:00 Summary of the morning session
  • 12:00 – 13:15 Lunch and networking + Automation & Robotics Exhibition

Afternoon session Delivering economic growth for CR&D

  • 13:15 – 13:25 Highlights of the CR&D Portfolio
  • 13:25 – 14:15 Case study presentations from Phico, Quotient, Oxford Biomedica and Phameron
  • 14:15 – 14:45 Coffee break

The future of medicines manufacturing innovation

  • 14:45 – 15:05 CR&D within the Life Sciences vision
  • 15:05 – 15:20 Medicines Manufacturing Industry Partnership innovation priorities
  • 15:20 – 15:35 Manufacturing’s Future Priorities
  • 15:35 – 16:15 Panel discussion, Q&A, focus on where next
  • 16:15 – 16:30 Wrap up and thanks