Events

The PLG provides conferences and workshops in the UK and Europe. The conferences focus on networking with healthcare industry based business development and licensing executives and to receive and discuss updates on current industry topics and best practice. Most delegates work in pharmaceutical, biotechnology, generic or OTC companies.

Past Events

IPLS BRIGHT ONline

Wednesday 16th September to Thursday 17th September 2020 (Virtual)

The IPLS is delighted to announce that the 16th IPLS Annual Meeting will take place in two parts: Part 1: Bright Online : A novel…

FIT Essential. Collaborative Skills

Thursday 23rd July 2020 (Webinar)

Collaborative Skills Presented by Ann Dugdale, Alliance Management and Business Development Consultant Peter Marsh, People and Organisational Development Consultant Following the successful “Setting up a…

3rd PLG Virtual Quiz

Thursday 23rd July 2020 (Anywhere)

Following the positive feedback from our previous virtual pub quiz’s we invite all PLG members to join us on our free upcoming PLG virtual pub…

Virtual Pub Quiz

Thursday 25th June 2020 (Comfort of your own home)

After a fun and enjoyable first evening, the PLG Arms will be opening again on Thursday 25th June for a second virtual pub quiz. Please…

POSTPONED – PLG Summer Meeting 2020

Thursday 25th June 2020 (GSK, Stevenage)

FIT Essential. Setting up a Data Room for Due Diligence

Thursday 25th June 2020 (Webinar)

Setting up a Data Room for Due Diligence Presented by John Goodall, AstraZeneca PLG are pleased to announce the first in a series of interactive…

Postponed – 13th PLG Business Development Awards

Thursday 30th April 2020 (30 Euston Square, London)

Due to the ongoing uncertainty with the Covid-19 outbreak, the PLG Board have taken the decision to postpone the 13th PLG Business Development Awards Evening…

Deal Highlights of 2019

Thursday 30th April 2020 (Webinar)

Deal Highlights of 2019 Presented by Sharon Finch & Jill Ogden, Medius Associates Review of 2019 top deals and acquisitions Deal trends and therapeutic activity…

PLG Christmas Workshop and Networking Reception 2019

Thursday 5th December 2019 (Gowling WLG, London)

Our regular Christmas event will take place on Thursday 5th December 2019 in London at the offices of Gowling WLG. In a change to previous…

PLG UK Masterclass

Thursday 5th December 2019 (Gowling WLG, 4 More London Riverside, UK)

Continual Professional Development – The Masterclass gives the ideal opportunity to add to your knowledge portfolio by providing practical in-depth analysis and tools for healthcare…

Anglo-Canadian-French Networking Evening (Pre CPhI)

Monday 4th November 2019 (Steigenberger Frankfurter Hof, Frankfurt)

PLG UK, CHLA and the PLCF are delighted to invite you to our Anglo-Canadian-French Business Development networking event prior to CPhI in November. An opportunity…

Autumn Workshops & Networking Reception 2019

Thursday 10th October 2019 (Taylor Wessing Offices, London)

XV International Pharma Licensing Symposium

Wednesday 18th September to Friday 20th September 2019 (Paris, France)

Disruption or Evolution? Contemporary Trends in Pharma Business Development The EPLC, together with this years' hosts the PLCF, are pleased to welcome you to the…

Joint PLG UK & ASAP UK Spring Meeting

Tuesday 30th April 2019 (Academy House, Cambridge)

Pharma-Tech Alliances - Mitigating Deal Risk The advent of artificial intelligence (AI) and wearable technologies has given rise to a plethora of opportunities in the…

35th PLG Anniversary and 12th Annual Business Development Awards Evening

Thursday 7th February 2019 (30 Euston Square, London)

The PLG celebrates its 35th anniversary on 7th February 2019, in conjunction with the PLG 12th Annual Business Development Awards, and we hope that you…

PLCF Biotech Event

Tuesday 27th November 2018 (Cercle Interalliée, Paris)

Deuxieme soirée Biotech / Pharma: evolution du business développement et de son environment Date - Tuesday 27th November Time - 6.30pm - 10pm Location -…

Introduction to Healthcare Business Development & Licensing Training Course

Monday 19th November to Wednesday 21st November 2018 (Marriott Lingfield Park)

Introduction to Healthcare Business development is a three day training course covering the key elements of Licensing and Business Development. It has a 12 strong…

Autumn Workshop and Networking Evening 2018

Thursday 11th October 2018 (Morgan, Lewis & Bockius Offices, London)

We are pleased to invite you to our next free members event on Thursday 11th October 2018. Morgan, Lewis & Bockius UK LLP have kindly…

XIV International Pharmaceutical Licensing Symposium

Wednesday 19th September to Friday 21st September 2018 (Montreux, Switzerland)

Registered participants can now take advantage of the online partnering system available during this event. The online partnering system enables participants to contact and arrange…

PLCF Personal Development Session

Tuesday 11th September 2018 (Cercle Interalliée, Paris)

Différences Culturelles en Negociation Date - Tuesday 11th September Time - 8.30am - 10.30am Location - Cercle de l'Union Interalliée, Paris Speaker - CHRISTIAN MALLY,…

Partnering to Defeat Cancer

Tuesday 3rd July 2018 (The Royal Society of Chemistry, London)

Tuesday 3 July 8-10:30am The Royal Society of Chemistry, Burlington House, London, W1J 0BA Access the latest thinking from Europe's leading cancer research organisation. The…

Joint PLCF and Swiss HLG Summer Conference

Wednesday 16th May 2018 (Novartis Campus, Basel)

Innovation in Healthcare: From Technology to Business Models and Transactions The Swiss Healthcare Licensing Group and the Pharma Licensing Club France are delighted to invite you…

Joint PLG and AstraZeneca Spring Workshop & Networking Reception

Tuesday 24th April 2018 (AstraZeneca Building, Cambridge)

Deal Structure Considerations and Learning We are heading to Cambridge for our free Spring meeting, hosted by AstraZeneca and sponsored by KPMG. The event starts…

3rd OTCToolbox/PLG OTC Conference and Networking Event

Thursday 1st March to Friday 2nd March 2018 (Hilton London Tower Bridge, London, UK)

The 3rd OTCToolbox/PLG OTC Conference and Networking Event will take place at the Hilton London Tower Bridge, London, UK, on Thursday 1st & Friday 2nd…

11th Annual PLG Business Development Awards Evening

Thursday 8th February 2018 (The Law Society, London)

Details of our 11th Annual PLG Business Development Awards Evening are now here! The Medius Deal Watch team will once again start the afternoon off…

Swiss HLG Winter Conference

Sunday 28th January to Tuesday 30th January 2018 (Flueli Ranft)

Reset Partnering - Step Out of the Box! Please visit www.swisshlg.com for more information

Christmas Workshop and Networking Evening

Thursday 7th December 2017 (Morgan, Lewis & Bockius UK LLP, London)

This year our Christmas networking drinks reception will be hosted by Morgan, Lewis & Bockius UK LLP at their offices overlooking St. Paul’s. The 60…

Introduction to Healthcare Business Development

Wednesday 15th November to Friday 17th November 2017 (Marriott Lingfield Park)

Introduction to Healthcare Business development is a three day training course covering the key elements of Licensing and Business Development. It has a 12 strong…

Autumn Workshop and Networking Event

Wednesday 18th October 2017 (Covington & Burling LLP, London)

Hosted by Presented by Covington & Burling: Digital Health: Legal and Regulatory Considerations Background on digital health transactions Examples of recent digital health deals Real…

PLG CEE Annual Open Networking Workshop

Friday 13th October to Saturday 14th October 2017 (Dubrovnik, Croatia)

The PLG CEE has pleasure to invite you to Dubrovnik, Croatia for the annual PLG CEE Conference on Friday 13th & Saturday 14th of October…

3rd Start-up Workshop organised by Swiss HLG & BaselArea Swiss

Thursday 5th October 2017

Ensuring Smooth Tech Transfer between Start-ups and Universities Please visit www.swisshlg.com for more information

XIII IPLS, Madrid

Thursday 28th September to Friday 29th September 2017 (NH Collection Eurobuilding Hotel, Madrid)

New Partnering System now LIVE! All pre-booked delegates able to upload their own profile and arrange personal one-to-one meeting diary with automatic scheduling. Please visit…

XVII PLG Spain General Assembly

Wednesday 27th September 2017 (NH Collection Eurobuilding Hotel, Madrid)

This year, the meeting point for our most important local event will be the beautiful city of Madrid, at the Eurobuilding Hotel. This year our…

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Wednesday 27th September 2017 (Alderley Park, Cheshire)

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Introduction to Healthcare Business Development

Wednesday 14th June to Friday 16th June 2017 (Marriott Lingfield Park)

Introduction to Healthcare Business Development is a three day training course covering the key elements of Licensing and Business Development. It has a 12 strong…

3rd Business for Care Convention

Wednesday 31st May 2017 (Dijon, France)

This year the French branch of the European PLG Association, the Pharma Licensing Club France, have partnered with a French regional Association, Business For Care, grouping…

Italy HLG Spring Conference

Thursday 25th May to Friday 26th May 2017 (Rome, Italy)

Getting Mediterrenean Healthcare Companies Closer The full details regarding the event and how to register are available at http://fenicia-events.eu/plg-hlg Italy Healthcare Licensing Group website www.italyhlg.it

PLCD Spring Meeting 2017

Thursday 18th May to Friday 19th May 2017 (Leipzig)

For full details of this event please visit the Pharma Lizenz Club Deutschland (PLCD) website www.plcd.de

2nd OTCToolbox/PLG OTC Conference and Networking Event

Thursday 2nd March to Friday 3rd March 2017 (London)

2nd OTCToolbox/PLG OTC Conference and Networking Event - Companies Attended 2017 The 2nd OTCToolbox/PLG OTC Conference and Networking Event took place in London, UK on…

PLG Workshop & 10th Annual Awards Evening

Thursday 9th February 2017 (Blue Fin Venue, London)

We are celebrating the 10th anniversary of the PLG Business Development & Licensing awards at our 10th Annual Awards Evening being held in London on Thursday…

Swiss HLG Winter Conference

Sunday 29th January to Tuesday 31st January 2017 (Jugendstilhotel Paxmontana, Flüeli Ranft)

Healthcare Megatrends How do they impact business models and deal structures? In the privatized setting of Jugendstilhotel Paxmontana, Flüeli-Ranft. Save-the-date of the Swiss HLG’s Winter…

Christmas Workshop & Networking Evening

Thursday 15th December 2016 (Gowling WLG Offices, London)

A traditional and popular fixture on the PLG events calendar, the evening will start from 5.30pm with a workshop presentation by Patrick Duxbury (Partner, Intellectual…

Translating and Commercialising Genomic Research

Wednesday 7th December to Friday 9th December 2016 (Wellcome Genome Campus, Cambridge)

The opportunities presented by genomics and biodata are significant, but how to realise their healthcare impact and commercial value remain challenging to evaluate and navigate.…

PLCD Autumn Meeting

Thursday 1st December to Friday 2nd December 2016 (Bremen)

For full details about this event please visit the local PLCD website, www.plcd.de

Italy HLG Autumn Meeting

Thursday 24th November to Friday 25th November 2016 (Vicenza)

For full information please visit the Italy HLG website, www.italyhlg.it

Swiss HLG Autumn Conference

Thursday 24th November 2016 (Lugano, Ticino)

Start-ups, Life Science and Business in Ticino   Swiss HLG, in collaboration with Inartis, Agire and CP Start-up, are excited to present their joint Start-up conference, to be held…

Introduction to Healthcare Business Development

Tuesday 15th November to Friday 17th November 2017 (Marriott Lingfield Park)

Introduction to Healthcare Business Development is a three day training course covering the key elements of Licensing and Business Development. It has a 12 strong…

LES B&I The New Lambert Agreements Seminar

Thursday 10th November 2016 (Hilton London Kensington)

The Lambert Toolkit was originally developed in order to improve collaboration between Universities and Business through a series of model research collaboration agreements prepared by…

UK Bioscience Forum

Thursday 20th October 2016 (Royal College of Surgeons, London)

The future of UK Bioscience – where innovation and collaboration unite This year’s UK Bioscience Forum takes place on Thursday 20 October at the Royal…

Evening Workshop & Networking Reception

Wednesday 19th October 2016 (Bird & Bird Offices, London)

What Happens When Contract Disputes Arise? Free to PLG members, this event will feature a 90 minute workshop with presentations including practical tips on: Consequences…

LES Pan European Conference 2016

Wednesday 12th October to Thursday 13th October 2016 (Hilton London Kensington)

LES Britain and Ireland are delighted to host, in association with LES Turkey, this year’s Pan-European conference. See an updated programme here Members will all…

PLCF & PLGS Joint Meeting

Monday 3rd October 2016 (Barcelona)

Access to Market Driving Partnership We are pleased to announce that our Association will host the first meeting between the French association PLCF and PLGS.…

8th European Pharma Licensing Symposium

Thursday 22nd September to Friday 23rd September 2016 (Brussels)

'New Health Economy and its Impact on Deal Making' The 8th European Pharma Licensing Symposium (EPLS) was held in Brussels on 22nd & 23rd September.…

Joint HLG Italy and PLG CEE Conference

Thursday 19th May to Friday 20th May 2016 (Milan, Italy)

Pharma Partnering: Spotlight on Italy and Central & Eastern Europe The agenda foresees the development of topics covering major trends in the pharmaceutical industry, business development,…

PLG Spring Meeting

Thursday 19th May 2016 (St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, London)

Culture Clash = Pharma + Digital? What better location for a meeting of old and new than St Pancras.  The old steam locomotives have been…

BioTrinity 2016

Monday 25th April to Wednesday 27th April 2016 (Novotel London West)

As Europe’s leading investment and biopartnering conference, BioTrinity is the nexus of a booming life sciences innovation ecosystem and provides a unique platform for R&D, global…

Business Development and Innovation Opportunities in Consumer Healthcare/OTC

Thursday 3rd March to Friday 4th March 2016 (Millennium Gloucester Hotel, London)

PDF copies of presentations authorised by the speakers are available to all conference delegates (who will receive a password) by clicking HERE News Stories Debbie…

AGM & 9th Annual Awards Evening

Thursday 4th February 2016 (Barber-Surgeons' Hall, London)

The 9th Annual PLG Business Development Awards took place on 4th February 2016 at Barber-Surgeons’ Hall. Francois Fornieri from Mithra Pharmaceuticals won the AstraZeneca Business…

Swiss HLG Winter Conference 2016

Sunday 31st January to Tuesday 2nd February 2016 (Sachseln (near Lucerne))

PATIENT CENTRICITY: WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT? Hence, what does this mean for business development? What are the opportunities for new type of…

PLCF Training Session (Part 3)

Thursday 3rd December 2015 (Cercle Interalliée, Paris)

This will be the 3rd part of the training assessment of Pharma Assets. For further information please visit www.plcf.org or email Mr Gérard-Philippe Guez at…

Workshops & Christmas Drinks Reception

Thursday 3rd December 2015 (London)

Our popular Christmas drinks reception evening will take place on Thursday 3rd December at the office of Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co (4 More London…

Italy HLG Autumn Meeting & General Assembly

Thursday 19th November to Friday 20th November 2015 (Milan, Italy)

For further details about this event as they become avaialble please visit www.italyhlg.it.

NPLG Autumn Networking Dinner

Thursday 29th October 2015 (TBC)

Speaker and further details are to be announced. For further information please visit www.nplg.org or email Nicoline Wiborg at nw@wiborg.com

PLCF Presentation & Discussion

Thursday 15th October 2015 (Cercle Interalliée, Paris)

Details for this event will be updated on this site as they become available. Please visit www.plcf.org or email Mr Gérard-Philippe Guez at guez.gp@gmail.com for…

Workshop & Drinks Reception

Thursday 15th October 2015 (Fasken Martineau Offices, London)

A free event available to both members and guests. There will be two 45 minute workshops, starting at 6pm, followed by a drinks reception hosted…

PLCD Aufbauseminar

Monday 5th October to Wednesday 7th October 2015 (Hilton Berlin, Germany)

For full details please visit www.plcd.de

PLG Spain XV General Assembly

Thursday 1st October to Friday 2nd October 2015 (Hesperia Hotel, Córdoba)

This year, the meeting point for our most important local event will be the beautiful city of Cordoba, at the Hesperia Hotel from 1st to…

XII International Pharma Licensing Symposium (XII IPLS)

Wednesday 16th September to Friday 18th September 2015 (Berlin, Germany)

'The Disappearing Deal World?' How Companies Secure Deals in an Environment of Big Pharma M&A and Strategic Alliances   We are pleased to announce the…

PLCD ‘Chat at the Fireside’

Tuesday 15th September 2015 (Gendarmerie, Berlin)

Available to PLCD members, the 'Chat at the Fireside' will take place on Tuesday evening prior to the start of the XII IPLS.

PLCF Training Session (Part 2)

Thursday 25th June 2015 (Cercle Interalliée, Paris)

Part 2 of this training assessment of Pharma Assets will focus on MD's and OTC. For further information please visit www.plcf.org or email Mr Gérard-Philippe…

Networking Dinner at BIO 2015 in Philadelphia

Tuesday 16th June 2015 (BIO 2015, Philadelphia)

This event is free of charge (limited to 25) and open for all Scandinavians. For further information please visit www.nplg.org or email Nicoline Wiborg at…

PLCD Fruehjahrstagung

Thursday 11th June to Friday 12th June 2015 (Maritim Hotel, Koenigswinter)

Please see the full programme and booking form attachments that are downloadable above. All the details are also available at www.plcd.de

PLG Spain Summer Dinner

Thursday 11th June 2015 (Barcelona)

As with previous years, we have selected a nice place which enable us to meet, exchange contact and enjoy the evening, which we organize with…

PLCF Cruise on the River Seine

Thursday 21st May 2015 (River Seine)

Presentation and discussion on the 'Status of Biosimilars in Europe', followed by a cocktail party on the River Seine. For further information please visit www.plcf.org…

PLG CEE Spring Conference

Thursday 21st May to Friday 22nd May 2015 (Split, Croatia)

The two day PLG CEE Spring Conference will focus on BD opportunities in the Balkans and the challenges that lie ahead in this fast developing…

Joint Italy HLG & Swiss HLG Meeting

Thursday 7th May to Friday 8th May 2015 (Grand Hotel Eden, Lugano)

The topics for this meeting shall focus on the entrepreneurial aspect of our business and provide an overview of start-ups in Switzerland and Italy with case studies of family…

PLG UK Spring Meeting

Thursday 30th April 2015 (Hotel Russell, London)

Business Development Driving Strategic Change Featuring two case studies of recent big pharma deals, we will hear from those involved in both of the deals.…

PLCD Basisseminar 2015

Monday 20th April to Wednesday 22nd April 2015 (Hilton Berlin, Germany)

For full details please visit the PLCD website, www.plcd.de

PLCF Breakfast Presentation

Tuesday 14th April 2015 (Cercle Interalliée, Paris)

'New Regulations and Classifications on Medical Devices' For further information please visit www.plcf.org or email Mr Gérard-Philippe Guez at guez.gp@gmail.com

PLG Spain Working Breakfast

Tuesday 24th March 2015

Given the good reception of the working breakfast format, PLGS has prepared new events in collaboration with KPMG, the leading firm of consulting services. The…

PLG UK Introductory Training Course (ITC)

Monday 16th March to Wednesday 18th March 2015 (Marriott Lingfield Park, UK)

AGM & 8th Annual Awards Evening

Thursday 5th February 2015 (Barber-Surgeon's Hall)

The event will begin with two 45 minute presentations, the first from Jill Ogden, Medius Associates will review deals completed in 2014 and the second,…

Swiss HLG Winter Conference

Sunday 1st February to Tuesday 3rd February 2015 (Flims, Switzerland)

Diversification vs Focus Within the Healthcare Industry: Trends, Challenges & Opportunities 1-3 February 2015, Hotel Waldhaus, Flims, Switzerland Over the last decades, healthcare industry stakeholders…

PLCD Autumn Meeting

Thursday 4th December to Friday 5th December 2014 (Berlin, Germany)

The Pharma-Lizenz-Club Deutschland (PLCD) is celebrating its' 15th anniversary at their Autumn meeting to be held in Berlin. The programme is available to download using…

Christmas Drinks Reception

Thursday 4th December 2014 (London)

We look forward again to once again holding our Christmas drinks reception at the offices of Pinsent Masons LLP. We are pleased to confirm that…

PLG France & Italy HLG Joint Meeting

Thursday 27th November to Friday 28th November 2014 (Milan, Italy)

For further details regarding this meeting please visit the Italy HLG website, www.italyhlg.it.

NPLG Networking Dinner

Wednesday 29th October 2014 (Skodsborg, Copenhagen)

We welcome Karsten Lindhardt, Vice President, Research & Development, Egalet as our pre-dinner speaker to our next networking dinner event at the stunning Kurhotel Skodsborg,…

Workshop & Drinks Reception

Thursday 23rd October 2014 (London)

It's very much third time lucky with this event after two previous events were postponed due to tube strikes, so keep your fingers crossed! The…

PLG Spain XIV General Assembly

Thursday 16th October to Friday 17th October 2014 (Girona)

This year, the meeting point for the PLG Spain's most important local event will be the beautiful city of Girona, at the Carlemany Hotel from…

7th European Pharma Licensing Symposium (EPLS)

Tuesday 23rd September to Wednesday 24th September 2014 (Prague, Czech Republic)

The 7th EPLS took place in Prague from 22nd-24th September 2014. Over 150 companies from across Europe and the USA attended the two days of…

PLG UK Summer Meeting

Thursday 5th June to Friday 6th June 2014 (Mercedes-Benz World & Brooklands Hotel, Weybridge)

UK HEALTHCARE MARKET - THE RACE FOR GROWTH The UK industry is facing growth challenges on all fronts and no sector is immune. For this…

PLG CEE Spring Conference

Thursday 15th May to Friday 16th May 2014 (Hilton Warsaw, Poland)

Registration for the PLG CEE Spring Conference at the Hilton Warsaw is now open and we strongly recommend you register early to avoid disappointment. This…

PLCD Spring Meeting

Thursday 8th May to Friday 9th May 2014 (Frankfurt, Germany)

Workshop & Drinks Reception, London – CANCELLED

Wednesday 30th April 2014 (London, UK)

With the 48 hour tube strike going ahead as planned from 9pm on Monday 28th April, we have taken the decision to cancel this event.…

30th Anniversary Meeting

Thursday 27th March to Friday 28th March 2014 (Tower of London, UK)

Although we don’t look old enough, the PLG will be celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2014 with the highlight being the 30th Anniversary Meeting that…

International Pharma Licensing Symposium

Wednesday 18th September to Friday 20th September 2013 (Dublin, Ireland)

Business Development: From Molecule to Market... and Beyond! We would like to thank everybody who attended the XI IPLS in Dublin for making the event…

Autumn Meeting 2012

Thursday 1st November to Saturday 2nd November 2013 (DoubleTree by Hilton Cambridge)

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