DIT China Life Science Market Access Roadshow

  • 08 March 2018
  • 09.00 - 15.30
  • Citylabs 1.0


Department For International Trade (DIT)

China Britain Business Council (CBBC)

Manchester Science Partnerships

In the context of progressive change in the Chinese life science market, and a growing interest from UK companies, the UK Department for International Trade is organising a series of one-day seminars across the UK. This event will feature expert speakers on important topics for UK businesses that are considering exports/operations in China, or that are already active there.

This event will also include the opportunity for 1-2-1 meetings with senior life science focused DIT trade and investment specialists who based in China, and a delegation of Chinese partner organisations that specialise in helping foreign life science businesses to access the Chinese market.


08:30 - 09:00 Arrivals & Registration

09:00 - 09:15 Welcomes/Introductions

09:15 - 09:45 China Life Science Opportunities (Simon Mellon, HM Consul, Assistant Director South China - Life Sciences, Health and Social Care UK Consulate Guangzhou)

09:45-10:15 Regulatory update/navigating the CFDA (Kevin Holland DIT Minister-Counsellor & Director for Life Sciences, Health and Social Care in China, UK Embassy Beijing)

10:15-10:45 Coffee break/Networking

10:45-11:15 IP protection (Patent & Intellectual Property Expert, Marks and Clerk)

11:15-11:45 UK company case study, Learnings from experience

11:45-12:15 Begin or grow your activity in China – Support available to UK business (DIT Josh/Kevin, UKEF Hitesh, CBBC Chris/Wendy)

12:15-13:30 Lunch/networking

13:30-15:30 Chinese company introductions & 1-2-1 business matching

15:30 Event Close

Please email ditlifesciences@brayleino.co.uk to sign up.