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The manufacturers’ organisation, EEF, has called for urgent action by the government to be made in implementing the industrial strategy after its new research has demonstrated the true extent of the productivity problem in Britain’s manufacturing Read more

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The manufacturers’ organisation, EEF, is urging the UK’s manufacturers to help boost the country’s productivity performance and get growth ‘back on trend’ through its major work programme ahead of the Autumn Budget Statement. Read more

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In this article, Michael Adeogun, head of Life Sciences and Health at NPL examines how and where measurement can help government and industry grasp the opportunities the Strategy and Sector Deal offer. Read more

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The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee is continuing to take evidence for its inquiry on Life Sciences and the Industrial Strategy by questioning UK’s research chief, Sir Mark Walport tomorrow (Tuesday 12 December). Read more

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Yesterday (Wednesday 6 December) saw the announcement of a sector deal by the government with the life sciences sector which should bring substantial global investment into the sector to ensure continued innovation and highly-skilled job creation Read more

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Science-led global healthcare company, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has welcomed the UK government’s announcement of the Life Sciences Sector Deal, by announcing £40 million investment in genomic research. Read more

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NHS England’s funded programme, Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) Healthcare, has been recognised as ‘the best role model’ in an independent review by David Connell. Read more

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The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee is preparing to take further evidence into its inquiry into the Life Sciences and the Industrial Strategy, to take place Tuesday 28 November. Read more

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As part of the launch of the British government’s industrial strategy for safeguarding the UK economy post-Brexit, it has announced a multi-billion pound sector deal designed to boost the nation’s life science sector. Read more

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Ahead of the government’s announcement of its industrial strategy, it has been revealed that MSD (also known as Merck) will make a landmark investment into the UK’s economy through the opening of a new UK hub, for the research into future treatments. Read more

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A new survey published by the manufacturers’ organisation, EEF, and Santander, has shown that manufacturers are still at the forefront of the UK’s business innovation efforts. Read more

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The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee will hear evidence from pharmaceutical companies, including AstraZeneca and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), this week in its continued inquiry into the life sciences and industrial strategy. Read more

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Following the recent Labour party conference in Brighton, Elliot Dunster, head of External Affairs, the ABPI, runs through the three key take home messages and what the party’s ‘fourth industrial revolution’ might mean for pharma Read more

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Facts and figures published by the manufacturers’ organisation, EEF, and Santander show that British manufacturing has climbed up the global rankings to now be the eighth largest industrial nation. Read more

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Industry have responded favourably to the publication of the government’s Life Sciences Industrial Strategy today, which is aimed at helping the sector become an international benchmark for success. Read more

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A new report from the manufacturers’ organisation, EEF, includes a call for the government to roll out devolution across England and to make it a key local growth priority within the Industrial Strategy. Read more

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A new paper from EEF is urging the government to set out clear guidance on the rules of engagement for industry sector deals ahead of the release of the Industrial Strategy White Paper, to minimise the impact of Brexit on supply chains. Read more

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In a new Policy Digest, published today, the manufacturers’ organisation, EEF, has called on the government to deliver an industrial strategy that will fill in the gaps regardless of the final Brexit deal. Read more

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In its recently published manifesto, the manufacturers’ organisation, EEF, has stated that the UK could build on its position as a modern manufacturing powerhouse if the next government commits to a long-term, ambitious industrial strategy. Read more

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