A Smarter Way into the USA

GTM Global in Association with Frazier & Deeter

5th December 2023, 10:00 -15:00 GMT

Frazier & Deeter


GTM Global in Association with Frazier & Deeter


5th December 2023
10:00 - 15:00 GMT


Insurance Hall, London EC2V 7HY


F2F Networking, Interactive Panel Session and 1-2-1 Follow ups

Helping Ambitious UK and EU Scale ups Successfully Expand into the USA and Globally

Join GTM and Frazier & Deeter and connect in-person to hear about the launch of a new and smarter interactive programme to grow your business in the USA and globally!

From the amazing gothic towers of The Insurance Hall, in the heart of the City of London, you’ll meet with a select group of US regulatory experts, commercial partners, funders, trade bodies and networks.

Over an interactive panel session & a networking lunch, these resonant US advisors will make your plans to expand into North America count!

Key topics covered include:

  • Beyond Boston: find FDA regulatory approval and partners for US clinical trials·
  • $1 Trillion Federal Grants: how to access regional smart infrastructure initiatives
  • US Operations: ensure an effective set up, audit and IP for your new American business

Event Agenda

  • 10:00: Registration, networking and coffee
  • 11:00: A Smarter Way into the USA, presented by David Patton, Malcolm Joy and Mark Stimpfig, endorsed by Tony Jones
  • 11:15: Panel presentation of 5-minute slots moderated by Mark Stimpfig, featuring David Patton, Malcolm Joy, Tony Jones, Mark Swanson, David Rose, Mark Treherne, Mindy Daeschner and Chris Howie
  • 12:00: Q&A moderated by Mark Stimpfig, where delegates can ask questions to the expert panellists
  • 12:30: Networking lunch and 1-2-1 break-out sessions where key scale-ups can have 1-2-1 sessions with each of the panellists
  • 14:00: Virtual 1-2-1 sessions where key scale-ups that cannot make the F2F sessions in London can have 1-2-1 virtual sessions on Zoom with each of the panellists
  • 15:00: Close

Event Speakers

Key regional expansion experts

Mark Stimpfig

Co Founder GTM Global

Providing advice & guidance for tech and digital scale up brands to expand internationally & support companies looking to land & expand into the Greater Phoenix region USA

Chris Howie

Director of Life Sciences, GTM Global

Chris has over 30 years of experience in key sectors such as MedTech devices, Pharma, Bio Pharma, CRO and Academia. He has great access to mission-critical clinical trial and evaluator channels as well as funding, investment, government, and regulatory bodies and networks.

Malcolm Joy

Lead Partner, Frazier & Deeter UK LLP

Malcolm is the Lead Partner of Frazier & Deeter UK, a firm providing advisory services to mid-market businesses, with expertise in supporting cross-border businesses. In addition to leading the firm’s growth in the UK, Malcolm is responsible for tax advisory services and transaction advisory services. Malcolm is also the Global Leader of Transfer Pricing Services at Frazier & Deeter.

David Patton

Partner, Frazier & Deeter UK LLP

As a Partner in Frazier & Deeter Tax Practice, David Patton provides tax planning and compliance services to large and middle-market corporate taxpayers. He has worked extensively with taxpayers having multinational operations with cross-border compliance and transaction needs.  

Tony Jones

Chief Executive Officer, One Nucleus

Tony is the CEO of One Nucleus, a membership organisation for international life science and healthcare companies with basis in Cambridge and London UK, the heart of Europe’s largest life science and healthcare cluster.

Mindy Daeschner

E-health Practitioner, Daeschner Consulting

Mindy is an E-health Practitioner, offering consulting services, commercial strategy, problem solving and storytelling for businesses focused on transformation of healthcare provision, delivery of technology products, services and exit strategies.

Mark Swanson

Healthcare Regulatory Advisor, QRx Partners

Mark has been a leader in Quality and Regulatory for over 25 years. His career includes roles in quality engineering, design assurance, audit, and quality management for companies, including St. Jude Medical and Medtronic, and has provided guidance to numerous medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers of all sizes.

Mark Treherne

Commercial Research Scientist

30 years of experience in the discovery & diagnosis of novel treatments for diseases with unmet medical needs. Formerly at Pfizer, doing research into neurodegenerative diseases in the UK. Subsequently, set up Cambridge Drug Discovery in 1997 and sold it in 2001. Since then, helped to raise £300mln for life sciences companies, and enabled inward investment into the UK of £6bln.

David Rose

CEO, US Expansion Partners

As CEO at US Expansion Partners, David Rose leads a team that helps European technology companies navigate the complexities of launching, managing, and scaling operations in the United States. He has more than 20 years of leadership experience with Fortune 500, high-growth firms and start-up companies in the technology, Internet, and media industries.

Events Sponsors & Partners

Regional Partner Network
QRx Partners

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