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Moderated by Sarah Haywood of Advanced Oxford, this dynamic panel discussion brought together esteemed experts to explore the cutting-edge innovations shaping the future of healthcare.

Innovative Sectors Driving the Future of Healthcare

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In this keynote address, Andrew Griffith, Minister for Science, Innovation and Technology, discusses the UK's vision of becoming a global science and technology superpower.

Making the UK a Scientific Superpower

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Dr. Kristin-Anne Rutter delivers an insightful keynote on harnessing the power of the NHS to fuel scientific breakthroughs and innovation, positioning the UK as a global leader in healthcare.

Leveraging the NHS and the UK’s Unique Position

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Tim Smith from Sifted moderates an insightful discussion with a distinguished panel featuring Mark Thompson (PsiQuantum), Sheelpa Patel (Melbournes and Mavericks, King's Entrepreneurship Lab), and Andrew Williamson (Cambridge Innovation Capital).

Is the UK Investable?

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Mark Thompson, co-founder of PsiQuantum, one of the world's largest privately-owned quantum computing companies, shares the remarkable journey of the company from its inception by UK academics to its rise in Silicon Valley and eventual return to the UK.

The Special Relationship: Why PsiQuantum came home from the US

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Andy Teacher leads a thought-provoking discussion with esteemed panelists as they explore the concept of global superclusters and their impact on innovation.

Creating a Global Supercluster

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Moderator Dr. Andy Williams led a thought-provoking discussion with our esteemed panelists on the importance of connecting innovation clusters across the UK.

Innovation Constellation – Connecting Clusters to Accelerate R&D Across the UK

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Rt Hon Greg Clark MP, Professor Irene Tracey CBE, and Vicky Pryce share insights on crafting an effective industrial strategy in this thought-provoking panel discussion moderated by Professor Greg Clark CBE.

What does a good industrial strategy look like?

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This session brought together an esteemed panel featuring Barbara Ghinelli as the moderator and highlighted the pioneering projects and collaborative efforts driving connectivity and innovation across the UK.

Powering Progress: Innovative Projects Connecting the UK

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A recent ministerial announcement creates a new headache for solar developments, as confusion grows over land policy – while the idea of a Land Use Framework remains opaque.

New headache for solar developments as confusion grows over land policy

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2023 was a challenging year for the residential development land market due to a subdued new build sales market caused by rising mortgage interest rates and the end of the Help to Buy Scheme.

Residential Development Market Update 2024

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Time is a valuable thing. We all value our time and appreciate a timely planning application decision (no matter how rare they might feel at present).

Is the clampdown on ‘extension of time’ agreements the solution to the problem?

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Royal Highland Show 2024

Royal Highland Show 2024 rural breakfast briefing energises audience with land reform and sustainability debate.

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Headline Sponsors at Bisnow's Build to Rent Annual Conference (BTRAC) 2024

Iain Murray, our Head of Operational Living, gave the opening keynote presentation and joined a panel at the Bisnow BTRAC conference in Canary Wharf, London.

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Bidwells at UKREiiF 2024

At the Bidwells pavilion this year, we launched our Productivity Engine report and discussed key topics from it. We examined the crucial role of productivity in UK economic growth and living standards.

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Founder to Founder, Exclusive insights from Oxfordshire’s Leading CEOs

If you were in a room with Oxfordshire’s top CEOs – what would you ask them?

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Offices and Labs Databooks webinar Jan 2024

We heard our experts discuss Bidwells’ latest research on the Offices & Labs market across Cambridge, Oxford, M1 South, and Norfolk & Suffolk.

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Switch on to onshore wind

In this podcast, planning and renewables experts discuss the current situation with Onshore Wind and its relevance to landowners, as well as views from the RSPB for those who wish to know more about the interaction between wildlife and renewable energy developments.

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The challenge of scaling leadership as an organisation grows

When companies are small, it’s easy. Leaders are connected to each element of the business; keeping everyone aligned and motivated. But as companies grow, great leadership becomes harder and harder to deliver.

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Are onshore renewables right for me?

This highly practical webinar held in partnership with Farmers’ Weekly magazine examines the central question being asked by farmers and landowners across England.

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IF Oxford Science & Ideas Festival

We have partnered up with IF Oxford this year to help build science, social and cultural capital in the community we live and work in to help ‘open doors’ to careers in science and technology and support socioeconomic mobility.

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The Future of the Oxford to Cambridge Region Conference

Listen to real estate leaders from across the Oxford-Cambridge Arc discuss key issues facing the region at The Future of the Oxford to Cambridge Region Conference 2023.

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Offices & Labs Databook Presentation

Bidwells bitesize online presentation provided an update on the Offices and Labs Market across Oxford & Cambridge.

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Bidwells Bitesize: Revitalise, Reimagine, Repurpose Breakfast Seminar

On 18th July 2023, we held our breakfast seminar on ‘Meeting Lab Demand with Innovative Spaces' in partnership with COEL

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Mar 2022

Creating a Talent Pipeline to Supercharge the Arc

In the third instalment of our webinar series with the Arc Universities Group and CBI, we discussed how to create a skills and talent pipeline for the future, to supercharge the Oxford-Cambridge Arc.

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Feb 2022

How the knowledge economy in the Arc can help with levelling up across the UK

Following the fantastic response to our Future of Life Sciences webinar last year, the Arc Universities Group, CBI and Bidwells teamed up again to discuss how the Oxford-Cambridge Arc’s knowledge economy can help to drive the Government’s levelling-up agenda.

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Feb 2022

Managing the Environmental Impacts of Development

The development and construction industry has a responsibility to consider its impact on the environment throughout the development process with Environment Act 2021 now passing into law.

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Feb 2022

Offices & Labs Databook webinar - Jan 2022

Find out how the offices & labs market is performing across the Arc at our latest Arc Market Databook webinar.

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Nov 2021

Landowner-Led Development - part 1

Part 1 of our "Landowner-led Development" series with Farmers Weekly

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Oct 2021

'Landowner-Led Development' - three-part series

This three-part webinar series with Farmers Weekly, 'Landowner-Led Development', explores the opportunities available for landowners in building a legacy through development. In case you missed it, you can watch all of the recordings below.

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Sep 2021

London Real Estate Forum 2021

The London Real Estate Forum is an annual thought-leadership conference held at the Barbican Centre, 29–30 September 2021, bringing together key decision-makers from the industry, government, investment and business communities to drive sustainable investment and development in cities.

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Jun 2021

Royal Highland Show - breakfast briefing

In partnership with Shepherd and Wedderburn, we are bringing together rural leaders to share their unique perspectives on key issues, opportunities and challenges facing the rural sector in Scotland.

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Apr 2021

Under the microscope: Lab design for the future

As the science & technology sector evolves, so too must its real estate. The utilisation of AI, robotics and cloud-based research data is changing the way scientists work and the spaces they occupy. Demand and pace of start-ups and spin-outs is rapidly changing the market.

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Feb 2021

Unleashing the Arc: Spatial Framework

With MHCLG set to launch plans for the much anticipated Arc Spatial Framework, what does the development industry and local leaders expect to see in the framework and how can government ensure that it is a success?

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Jan 2021

Unleashing the Arc: Academia, Science and Tech

The Arc is home to world-leading Science and tech companies. But how can we ensure they attract the best talent, from top universities, to enable this sector to flourish? And can we provide the development and infrastructure needed to retain them?

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Dec 2020

Under the microscope: Booming Science and Tech clusters

Over the last 12 months, our research has built up a unique database of science and tech businesses and the floorspace they occupy across the clusters, which tells a myriad of stories about future advances.

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