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Life Sciences WA Investment Series launch – Investor Meets Innovator

17 May @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Join investors and innovators to explore the investment landscape in WA life sciences at the Life Sciences WA Investor Series – LAUNCH!

The Life Sciences WA Investment Series will connect Western Australian investors with the next generation of innovators from the life sciences industry. Together we will explore the unique life science investment opportunities available in WA and provide guidance as to how to access them.

Join us as we launch the Series, exploring opportunities in the digital health for the WA pharmaceutical and device landscape with presentations from Bronwyn Le Grice, Co-Founder and CEO of ANDHealth, and Liddy McCall, Co-Founder and Director of Yuuwa Capital. The event will also feature a fireside chat discussion session with local life sciences entrepreneurs moderated by LSWA Treasurer Janet Preuss. Attendees are encouraged to ask questions of presenters which will be answered during the event.

Keep the conversation going with light food and drinks provided after the formalities.

There are a limited places available for this event. Please confirm your attendance promptly to secure your place.

Agenda

3:15PM Registration

3:30PM Event commences

5:00PM Event concludes

6:00PM Food and drink concludes

About the speakers

Bronwyn Le Grice

Co-Founder, CEO and Managing Director, ANDHealth

Bronwyn has 20 years executive experience in the health technology sector spanning commercialisation, venture capital, capital raising and industry advocacy. Formerly an Investment Director with healthcare specialist venture capital firm BioScience Managers, between 2012 and 2017 she managed over $65M of private and public equity capital raisings and was actively involved in over $30M of portfolio investments, including a substantial investment into WA success story Anita Medical.

In 2017, Bronwyn co-founded ANDHealth, Australia’s only commercialisation organisation dedicated to digital health. The ANDHealth+ pilot program supported 10 companies to go on to raise over $63 million, create 321 jobs and impact more than 239,000 patients in under four years. The success of the program was recognised through the Australian Government’s largest dedicated investment into digital health commercialisation, with $19.75M awarded to ANDHealth in 2021 to scale up ANDHealth+ and expand the organisation’s other activities. Bronwyn is a Non-Executive Director of Lumos Diagnostics Ltd (ASX.LDX) and was appointed as a Member of the Council of the NHMRC for the 2021-2024 triennium, in addition to a number of other international and national advisory roles.

Liddy McCall

Co-Founder and Investment Director, Yuuwa Capital

Liddy is a Founder and Investment Director of Yuuwa Capital LP, a venture capital firm based in Western Australia. Liddy is also a Director of ASX-listed Argenica (AGN), ASX-listed AdAlta (1AD), a Director of the not-for-profit Ear Science Institute of Australia and a number of unlisted companies. Liddy’s experience includes drug development and medical device projects successfully taking laboratory research to approved products. She was a co-founder and director of iCeutica Inc which was acquired during its clinical trials in 2011 and received FDA approvals in 2013 and 2014. Liddy was part of the key founding management team and is an inventor on granted patents for ASX-listed Dimerix Limited’s drug therapeutic which is currently in Phase 3 clinical trials for chronic kidney disease and COVID19.

Previously Liddy was Associate Director in the Corporate Advisory Group of Macquarie Bank.

Thank you to our partners

The Life Sciences WA Investment Series has received funding through the WA State Government’s X-TEND Grant program, as part of the New Industries Fund (NIF). This funding will bolster LSWA’s current efforts to increase the awareness of the opportunities available to investors in WA’s burgeoning life science sector.

The Series is supported through funding from MTPConnect’s Researcher Exchange and Development within Industry (REDI) initiative, on behalf of the Medical Research Future Fund.

As part of the Series, LSWA is collaborating with experienced life science professionals including ANDHealth to deliver a series of workshops, presentations and a provision of a Reference Guide into commercialisation of digital health, pharmaceuticals and medical devices.

For more information about the Series, contact admin@lifescienceswa.com.au

Venue

Ground Floor Auditorium, Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research (North)
6 Verdun Street
Nedlands, WA 6009 Australia

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