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According to Bhaskar Sambasivan, SVP and global markets leader, Life Sciences at Cognizant, digital systems need to evolve in order for the UK’s life sciences industry to flourish. Here, he tells us more… more

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The Pistoia Alliance, a not for profit alliance, has called on the life sciences industry to support the ‘Lab of the Future’ (LoTF) through greater collaboration during its annual EU member conference held in London. 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. more

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All signs are that the life sciences and healthcare market is ripe for disruption, with ecommerce coming into its own in the sector. Scott Allison, president Life Sciences & Healthcare, DHL, lists five reasons as to why it is happening now. more

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European life sciences investment group, LSP has successfully raised €280 million in funding, which will be used to invest in private companies with innovative healthcare products in the field of medical devices, diagnostics and digital health. 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). 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 more

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Associations that represent both the European and British life sciences industries have urged the UK and European member states to secure cooperation post-Brexit so that access to medicine for patients can be safeguarded. 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. 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. more

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The shortlist for this year’s Bionow Awards has been announced, demonstrating the growth and development happening in the North of England in the life sciences sector. more

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A not-for-profit alliance focusing on innovation in life sciences R&D, the Pistoia Alliance, has reached the first key milestone in its AbVance project with the first release of antibody structures into a protein data bank more

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A three-year supply agreement has been entered into by Optibiotix, a life sciences company, and Galenicum Special Ingredients to commercialise products for health concerns such as high blood pressure and cholesterol. more

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According to the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo), the number of job openings within biotech has increased by more than a third in a year (ending 31 August). more

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Here, Giovanni Rizzo, PhD, MBA, chief of Innovation Division, Z-Cube, reveals what life science start-ups should bear in mind when looking for funding. more

Opinion

Global health science marketing and communications firm, SCORR Marketing, has released a new study, in partnership with Applied Clinical Trials, evaluating the extent to which collaborations occur in the life sciences what influences them more

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Biotechnology company, VirionHealth, has raised series A funding of up to £13 million from an international investment group dedicated to the life sciences, Abingworth. more

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The biggest UK life sciences delegation headed to the Asia-Pacific region earlier this week to demonstrate the sector’s strengths and to foster collaborations at the region’s largest biosciences conference, BioJapan — Yokohama, Japan. more

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Synpromics has won the ‘best emerging UK synthetic biotech company’ at the annual OBN Awards, which celebrate innovation and achievement across the UK life sciences industry. 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. more

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