The 'In conversation with...' is a series of podcasts that will feature key figures from the life sciences sector speaking with National Horizons Centre staff about the issues affecting the industry.

Paul Mines, Chair of the IBLF

In the latest 'In Conversation with' video podcast from the National Horizons Centre, Director Dr Jen Vanderhoven speaks with Paul Mines, chair of the Industrial Biotechnology Leadership Forum (IBLF) and CEO of Biome Bioplastics. Topics coved included how industrial biotechnology can improve sustainability and the future of industrial biotechnology.

Steve Bagshaw CBE

National Horizons Centre's Chief Industry Advisor Steve Bagshaw CBE gives his views on the UK's bio-manufacturing sector. Steve, who is the manufacturing lead on the UK Vaccines Taskforce and a former Chief Executive of FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies, speaks to the National Horizons Centre director Dr Jen Vanderhoven. Topics covered in the interview include the challenges face by the UK Vaccine's manufacturing industry and what the sector needs to do generate more capacity to meet the vaccine challenges of the future.