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The manufacturers’ organisation, EEF, has launched its 2018 Future Manufacturing Awards to find Britain’s manufacturing heroes and outstanding apprentices. more

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A new report released by the BioIndustry Association (BIA) and Informa Pharma Intelligence has revealed that the UK has the strongest research and development (R&D) pipeline in Europe. more

Analysis

A new joint report from the Medicines Discovery Catapult and the UK BioIndustry Association (BIA), released today (Thursday 18 January) has revealed insights into the productivity of the UK’s drug discovery community. more

Analysis

The manufacturers’ organisation, EEF, has revealed that secretary of state for international trade, Liam Fox, will be a keynote political speaker at this year’s National Manufacturing Conference taking place in London on 20 February. more

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The Independent has reported that a stark warning of a potential ‘post-antibiotic apocalypse’ has been issued by England’s chief medical officer (CMO), Dame Sally Davies, who has called on world leaders to take action on antibiotic resistance. more

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In a report published today, the Medicines Manufacturing Industry Partnership (MMIP) has requested support from the government to build four new centres of excellence for medicines manufacturing across the UK. more

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Here we provide some of the key points highlighted in the Queen's speech and provide the response from the manufacturers' organisation, EEF. more

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A group of MPs has appealed to the secretary of state for health Jeremy Hunt for clearer medicine labelling after it was revealed that almost 75% of commonly prescribed medicines in the UK contain animal-derived products. more

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During the 2017 Spring Budget, chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond outlined plans to help the UK’s science and innovation industries. more

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Independent pharmaceutical company Ethypharm has signed an agreement to acquire the UK-based specialty pharmaceutical company, Martindale Pharma, which specialises in the field of opioid addiction, emergency care and sterile injectables. more

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Based in the North West of England it’s very hard for the EPM team not to be excited about industry news that this region of the UK is becoming a hotspot for UK life sciences more

Opinion

Deadly bacteria that is resistant to the ‘last resort’ of antibiotics, colistin, has been found in the UK, according to the BBC more

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Lu Rahman talks about life sciences in the North West of the UK and how the progress in this region is having a ripple effect across the UK more

Opinion

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UK contract research organisations (CROs) joined forces for a collaborative approach to drug discovery and development more

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The UK and China are to establish a joint fund of £9 million to support research on antimicrobial resistance more

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On a visit to drug developer Redx Pharma's Alderley Park site in Macclesfield, Chancellor George Osborne announced £5 million will be made available for a new Catapult centre focusing on medicines technologies. more

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Pharmaceutical development and manufacturing services provider Molecular Profiles is set to host a seminar in the UK focused on overcoming biological barriers in drug development. The UK-based company, a subsidiary of Columbia Laboratories, will... more

Technology

UK-based chemistry specialist Onyx Scientific has unveiled a huge increase in demand for its solid-state chemistry services versus last year. The contract research and manufacturing organisation has reported a 45% uplift in solid formulation... more

Technology

CDMO Patheon is increasing solid dose capabilities at its European sites. The latest investments are being made at the company’s Milton Park, UK, facility. This standalone early development centre will now offer automated capsule filling... more

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The manufacturing business of Dechra Pharmaceuticals, Dechra Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing (DPM), has initiated a significant investment programme to realise a major expansion of its Liquids, Creams and Ointments (LCO) department, with the aim of... more

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