22 October 2019
It is still not clear whether the UK will leave the EU or, if it does, when that will be and on what basis. The UK is currently due to leave the EU on 31 October 2019 unless a deal with the EU is agreed prior to this deadline. A law has been passed designed to stop a “no deal” Brexit on 31 October, requiring the UK to ask the EU for an extension to this deadline if a deal has not been agreed between the UK and EU by 19 October. Despite this uncertainty, the position with respect to...
6 November 2019
As members of Agri-Tech East we will once again be attending the REAP Conference this year. The theme is Innovating towards One Agriculture. Agri-Tech East is arguing that human health, animal health, ecosystems and food production are inextricably linked by best practice in farming. Healthy soils can help mitigate or acerbate the impacts of climate change. The choice of crop and its cultivation can determine if food production becomes vulnerable or resilient to disease risk and extreme weather events. So is “One Agriculture” the answer?
10 November 2019
With the highest attending rate of academics, TTOs and research institutions, BioFIT is the place where academia-industry collaborations get started. BioFIT has taken on a whole new dimension becoming the meeting point in Europe for tech transfer and for sourcing early-stage innovations stemming from public research institutions, academic spin-offs and emerging biotech companies. Together with big pharma, biotech and diagnostic companies, BioFIT operates as a platform to build partnerships for all public and private actors. BioFIT is also the European marketplace for pre-seed, seed and Series A investment in Life Sciences. Jimmy Nicholls , a partner in J A Kemp's Paris office will be attending this year's BioFIT in Marseilles.
11 November 2019
As Europe's largest life science partnering conference, BIO-Europe offers countless opportunities to engage with global life science partners. Empower yourself with knowledge from key biotech and pharma leaders who will discuss the latest industry trends in workshops and panels. BIO-Europe attracts a wide range of business leaders, including senior executives of leading biotech companies, business development teams from large and midsize pharmaceutical companies, investors and other industry experts. This year J A Kemp will be represented at BIO-Europe by Tom Leanse.
13 November 2019
The BIO IPCC Conference is organised biannually by the IP Counsels Committee of the Biotechnology Innovation Organization. It is organized by in-house practitioners for in-house practitioners, and over the past decade has become the premiere event for corporate biotech patent counsels and agents, providing valuable opportunities for education, practice pointers, policy discussions, and for meeting similarly-situated colleagues in the industry. J A Kemp partner, Marc Wilkinson will be attending this year's event in Nashville.
5 December 2019
J A Kemp is delighted to be sponsoring this exciting new event. Green technology is at the heart of the transition to a net zero emission economy. It is the key to the UK's future competitiveness and the catalyst for the development of a healthier, cleaner, and more prosperous global economy. The UK is blessed with both pioneering green technology developers and a business community that is committed to climate action. Technology companies are working to deploy their products and systems at scale. Corporates are striving to deliver on ambitious green goals and know they need to innovate fast to achieve them. However, barriers...
11 February 2020
J A Kemp is delighted to be sponsoring the 2020 Cleantech Venture Day organised by Cambridge Cleantech. Cleantech Venture Day has been a trailblazing event for the cleantech community since its inception in 2006. Since then more than 220 companies have pitched their ideas at Cleantech Venture Days and as much as 600 million euros have been invested as a result of the events. The day will start with an interactive speed dating session, followed by inspiring speakers and dynamic pitches from 20 investment-ready cleantech start-ups. The event will bring together innovative cleantech companies with experienced fund managers, business angels and corporate investors. If you’re looking...