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Information on contacting MedCity – from CEO Sarah Haywood

Some of you may have noticed that we are experiencing a few technical difficulties with our website which are also affecting our email addresses. We are working to resolve the issues but in the interim we can be contacted via temporary email addresses using the format “firstnamelastname@medcitylondon.com”. The general office email is office@medcitylondon.com.
Apologies for any inconvenience this has caused, and thanks to those who have contacted us about the problems – we appreciate your interest and concern! This website glitch has affected the content we can share in this newsletter but nevertheless I wanted to send this out to update you on the situation and share some time-sensitive news. Our website will be available shortly at medcityhq.co.uk.

New report reveals demand for life sciences space in London

London’s booming life sciences sector is driving an increasing demand for specialist business space, according to a new report commissioned by MedCity. The snapshot study of current demand reveals a need for at least 250,000 sq ft of workspace, focused in particular around four key areas, and makes six recommendations on how to meet demand.
The report will be available on the MedCity website shortly and we will include the link in the next newsletter

Imperial White City business space – open soon

Offering the opportunity to co-locate with one of the worlds leading universities, Imperial College London’s 11 storey Translation & Innovation Hub opens in July 2016 at the new White City campus, with future buildings including the Michael Uren Biomedical Engineering Hub and the Molecular Sciences Research Hub.
For more information contact r.wheeler@imperial.ac.uk

Find out more about the available space

DigitalHealth.London Accelerator – apply now

Applications for businesses to take part in the DigitalHealth.London Accelerator are open until 25 April.
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Jellagen raises £1.5m through Angels in MedCity

Medtech company Jellagen Pty Ltd has raised over £1.5m in a funding round led by Angels in MedCity, London Business Angels and Finance Wales. The company uses jellyfish to develop next generation collagen biomaterial that is safer and more versatile than current sources.

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Join the Angels in MedCity investor community

The next Angels in MedCity company presentation event takes place on 26 April at a central London location, where six selected companies will pitch to potential investors.
To find out more about attending this or future presentation events email Patrick O’Brien.
Read more about Angels in MedCity

Big Data Leaders Europe – 10% discount for MedCity community

MedCity is a partner for Big Data Leaders Europe 2016, focused on big data strategies and solutions for healthcare R&D. The event takes place in London over 23-24 May – see the full agenda and speaker list here.
For a 10% discount on the conference pass book here using the code LONDON

Invitation – Neighbourhoods of the Future workshops

MedCity and DigitalHealth.London are joining forces with the European Commission and Innovate UK to inform a European initiative on age-friendly homes, to develop housing that supports older people to live healthier and more independent lives. If this initiative is relevant to your business, please consider joining us at open innovation workshops to contribute to the evidence base and drive development of a Euopean Reference Framework.
Attendance is by invitation only – please contact anne-marie@creativeskillsforlife.com
See more about the initiative

Coming up
The AI Summit, Futurum Media, 5 May 2016
NHS Hack Day, Open Healthcare UK, 14-15 May 2016
Making the most of BIO 2016, BIA, 26 May
DigitalHealth.London Accelerator Pitstop, DigitalHealth.London, 1 September

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MedCity was established in April 2014 by the Mayor of London with the Higher Education Funding Council for England and the capital’s three Academic Health Science Centres – Imperial College Academic Health Centre, King’s Health Partners and UCL Partners.

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