Nick Scott-Ram
Director of Commercial Development, OxAHSN

Nick is Director of Commercial Development at the Oxford Academic Health Science Network where he is responsible for working with industry, the NHS and academic partners to commercialise new innovations in the digital, medtech, diagnostics, and pharmaceutical sectors. His focus is on building partnerships to support the adoption of new technologies into the NHS.

Nick has over 25 years’ experience in commercial and business development in the life sciences sector. He has an MA in Natural Sciences and a PhD in the Philosophy of Science from Cambridge University. After leaving university he set up a vaccine company before working in blue chip life science companies such as PowderJect Pharmaceuticals where he was VP Corporate Affairs, responsible for strategy and government affairs. He has also had extensive experience as a consultant, specialising in strategy and corporate finance support working with public and private sector clients. From 2006-11 he was a special industry consultant to the BioIndustry Association working on pharmaceutical pricing and uptake. He played a leading role in representing the life sciences industry position on the drafting and passage of the Biotechnology Patents Directive through the European Parliament in the 1990s. He was awarded the MBE for services to biotechnology in 2001.



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Wednesday 11th September 2019
Oxford Brookes University,
Headington Campus