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The NIHR Invention for Innovation (i4i) Programme has launched its third round of i4i Connect awards - aimed at small and medium-sized medtech enterprises (SMEs) in need of a funding boost. Read more

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The second Life Sciences Sector Deal will include a £46 million investment package as part of a collaboration with healthcare company IQVIA, the government has announced. Read more

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Health research is thriving in the UK with more people taking part in NHS clinical research than ever before, new figures from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) show. Read more

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Revealing her insights, Dr Sheuli Porkess, deputy chief scientific officer of the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI), has recently discussed celebrating 70 years of the NHS and the ABPI, how both have been working to advance me Read more

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Grants totalling £12 million have been awarded to four UK universities in support of interdisciplinary research into the biological, social, cultural and economic drivers behind the development of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) Read more

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A new set of national standards have been launched at the 2018 Patients First conference and the Involving People Network Annual Meeting 2018 that are designed to improve the quality and consistency of public involvement in research across the UK. Read more

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Two recently published clinical studies have demonstrated a new approach using antibodies to target specific chemicals in the brain may help significantly reduce the incidence and severity of migraines. Read more

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A league table, published today by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network (CRN), has shown that 100% of NHS trusts in England are offering patients the chance to participate in clinical research. Read more

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A historic single bid has been awarded to Manchester’s devolved health system, bringing the life science sector a total of £28.5 million. Read more

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The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) is participating in a clinical trial to test a drug which, if approved, could be the first new cough treatment in 50 years Read more

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Novartis and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Translational Research Partnership are investigating how omalizumab can be targeted to better treat asthma patients Read more

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