David Willetts, Minister for Universities and Science, Department for Business Innovation and Skills
Sir Richard Sykes, Chair, UK Stem Cell Foundation
David Bott, Director of Innovation Programmes, Technology Strategy Board
Prof Pete Coffey, The London Project to Cure Blindness, University College London
Prof Chris Mason, Chair, BIA Regen Med Industry Group
In light of spending cuts and concern over the UK’s ability to translate world-class stem cell research into therapies to help treat disease, the SMC invited the Science Minster and several top stem cell scientists to brief journalists on the state of the sector.