Dr Geoff Davison

Supervisory Investment Committee Member - Life Sciences

Geoff is the Chief Executive of Bionow, the life sciences membership organisation for the North of England. Having founded the business in 2011, Bionow has 15 University members and 300 industry members across the North of England and North Wales. Geoff is regularly invited to advise and comment on industry requirements and represent the Bionow membership both regionally and nationally. Previously, Geoff founded 2 biotech companies, Biorite Ltd and Advanced Biomedical Ltd, both spin-out companies from the University of Manchester focused on developing point of care diagnostic technologies. Geoff has a degree in Biochemistry and a PhD from the School of Pharmacy, University of Manchester where he began his career undertaking postdoctoral research in the area of enhanced payload responsive liposomal drug delivery systems.

Geoff is also a Board Member and Treasurer of the Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences, a member of the Liverpool LEP Health and Life Sciences Advisory Board, member of Health Innovation Manchester Exec group and member of Northeast LEP Health and Life Sciences Advisory Board.

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