Event Information

Oxford, UK

Event Information

Pivotal Links provides a unique two-day networking platform, bringing together global biotech leaders from America, China, and Europe. As a cost-effective international hub for manufacturers and distributors, the event uses face-to-face interactions to aid partnerships within the biotech sector. Whether you’re a distributor seeking suppliers, a manufacturer exploring partnerships, or a supplier looking for OEM opportunities, Pivotal Links offers an ideal setting for facilitating valuable business connections.

Pivotal Links 2024 is hosted at the Leonardo Hotel in Oxford, ensuring excellent city transport connections. The event takes place within the hotel’s premises, granting delegates the convenience of checking into their rooms and easily accessing the conference rooms and gala dinner under a single roof. On the morning of day one, Sam Bernard will welcome you to Pivotal Links, handing over your event program and badge.  Pivotal Scientific has organised an exclusive discount on hotel rooms for event attendees; please reach out to Sam Bernard for the discount code.

Networking rooms

After the presentations conclude on day one our networking sessions start. To make the most of your time and ensure you connect with all desired companies, we recommend pre-arranging meetings. Utilise our new app for easy scheduling, allowing you to choose companies, meeting locations, and times. Meetings can occur at company tables or in different areas of the conference room. Please check our Links Attendes page for the updated attendees list. Pivotal Scientific staff are available to assist in locating the person you have a meeting with.

For those wanting a dedicated space, event tables are available for purchase at £200 each, providing a centralized base for your meetings. These tables are booking up quickly so please contact us if you are interested. If confidentiality is key, Pivotal Scientific has reserved meeting rooms available for booking at a daily or half-day rate. Please contact us for availability and cost details. 

What Makes It Unique

Delegates enjoying the Gala Dinner at Pivotal Links 2023


The event starts with a presentation by Pivotal Scientific on a relevant industry topic, followed by seven rapid-fire company presentations. These sessions offer delegates valuable insights into the latest developments in the dynamic field of biotech. Past topics have covered areas such as ‘the impact of AI on life sciences’ by Biocompare and ‘The plant-based expression system: a reliable alternative for recombinant protein production’ by Cape Biologix. We will update this page with 2024 presenters once confirmed, and if you wish to present at this year’s event, please do reach out to Mel Higgins, who can help. 

What Makes It Unique

Ian Wilkinson from mAbsolve presenting at Pivotal Links 2023

2024 Presenters

Our networking event always opens with seven power-packed presentations, offering our audience insights into the exciting technical advances occurring in biotech. This page will be continually updated with the titles of the presentations once they are finalized, confirming our distinguished speakers and the companies they represent.
  • Sally Addis

    Gardner Leader

  • John Morseman

    Columbia Biosciences

  • Ian Wilkinson

    Gamma Proteins

  • Andy Lane


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