Science & technology, North West event round-up

Key figures from the science and tech industry have issued a rallying call for the region to work collaboratively to break the dominance of the ‘Golden Triangle’ of London, Cambridge and Oxford, and sell the North West as a destination on the world stage.

More than 150 delegates attended Place North West’s Science & Technology: Developing the region’s world-class offer event at the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester, held in partnership with the Cheshire & Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership and Cheshire Science Corridor.

A packed agenda included John Adlen, growth director at Cheshire Science Corridor; Lee Omar, founder of Red Ninja Studios; John Leake, business development director for Sci-Tech Daresbury; Dr Chris Doherty, managing director of Manchester Science Partnerships’ Alderley Park; Jane Gaston, development director at Peel Environmental; Colin Sinclair, chief executive of Knowledge Quarter Liverpool; Clive Constable, deputy chief executive of the Royal College of Physicians; Dr Annette Bramley, director of N8 Research Partnership; and Kaleigh Haeg, head of life sciences at Colliers International.

Read more from Place Northwest here.