Perfectus Biomed CEO, Samantha Westgate, was delighted to participate in a roundtable discussion with Prime Minister Theresa May at Sci-tech Daresbury on 23 January. During the visit, PM Theresa May held her first regional Cabinet meeting where she launched a green paper on the Government’s Industrial Strategy. The paper outlines plans for investment in scientific research and innovation, development of technical skills and support for growing businesses. Following the meeting the Prime Minister engaged with eight business leaders based at Daresbury. The PM gained an insight into the challenges faced by SMEs in sourcing growth funding and the skills required by SMEs for sustainable growth.