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Is the UK Still an Attractive Location for Clinical Trials?

Thursday, 11 March 2021

There has been a 20% growth in the number of Advanced Therapy Medical Product ('ATMP') clinical trials in the UK since 2019. That is the headline coming out of The Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult's 2020 ATMP clinical trials database and report.

Is the UK Still an Attractive Location for Clinical Trials?

Articles & Blogs Pharma & Life Sciences

NHS to Lead World with Repurposed Medicines

Thursday, 11 March 2021

Blake Dark, Commercial Medicines Director of NHS England and NHS Improvement, has published a report entitled 'Opportunities to Repurpose Medicines in the NHS in England', to adopt off-patent, repurposed medicines into NHS clinical practice.

NHS to Lead World with Repurposed Medicines

Articles & Blogs Pharma & Life Sciences

How Collaborations Are Essential to the Future of Pharma

Thursday, 11 March 2021

From the UK's world-leading latest genomics projects to personalised targeted treatments and the use of AI technologies in pharma and drug discovery, there has never been a better time to discuss Britain's great life sciences future.

How Collaborations Are Essential to the Future of Pharma

Articles & Blogs Pharma & Life Sciences

How Can UK Health Data Be Used to Benefit Patients and Research?

Thursday, 11 March 2021

The Government has commissioned a review into the use of health data in the UK for research and analysis. The objective is the more efficient and safe use of the health data ultimately for the benefit of patients.

How Can UK Health Data Be Used to Benefit Patients and Research?

Articles & Blogs Pharma & Life Sciences

Is the European Union Trying to Get Round its Own Rules on Batch Testing?

Wednesday, 10 February 2021

Many in the pharma sector had wanted closer ties and mutual recognition between the UK and EU in the Trade and Co-Operation Agreement.

Is the European Union Trying to Get Round its Own Rules on Batch Testing?

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pharma & Life Sciences

Vaccine Supplies - Why the Criticism?

Wednesday, 10 February 2021

Pharma has been hitting mainstream news for a while now, with people taking great interest in the vaccine development and roll-outs.

Vaccine Supplies  - Why the Criticism?

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pharma & Life Sciences

Optimism for the UK’s Life Sciences Future

Tuesday, 02 February 2021

Laura Barrell outlines how the UK is emerging from the trials of Brexit and coronavirus (COVID-19) to take a leading international role in the future of pharma and healthcare.

Do You Need More Space to Host Coronavirus Vaccination Clinics?

Articles & Blogs Pharma & Life Sciences

How Might Blockchain Impact the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain?

Monday, 18 January 2021

Distributed ledger technologies have continued to attract a great amount of interest from governments, businesses and consumers in 2021.

How Might Blockchain Impact the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain?

Articles & Blogs Pharma & Life Sciences

New Vaccine Hub Heralds Exciting New Era in India-UK Life Sciences Relations

Monday, 11 January 2021

Following Brexit, the UK is looking for new international trade opportunities. In life sciences as well as other sectors, where better to push on than with India? That seems to be the UK Government's view.

New Vaccine Hub Heralds Exciting New Era in India-UK Life Sciences Relations

Articles & Blogs Brexit Pharma & Life Sciences

New UK-EU Deal - What Does It Mean for Life Sciences?

Monday, 11 January 2021

Well, it finally happened. After months of complex negotiations and stand-offs that took Europe to the brink and back, the EU and UK finally agreed a trade and co-operation deal on Christmas Eve.

New UK-EU Deal - What Does It Mean for Life Sciences?

Articles & Blogs Information Law Pharma & Life Sciences

European Commission Publishes Draft Model Clauses for Controller / Processor Contracts

Wednesday, 16 December 2020

The European Commission has published draft standard contractual clauses for inclusion in contracts between controllers and processors.

European Commission Publishes Draft Model Clauses for Controller / Processor Contracts

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Pharma & Life Sciences

The End of Privacy Shield and New Requirements For Standard Contractual Clauses: What 'Schrems II' Means For Your International Data Transfers

Wednesday, 16 December 2020

In July 2020, the European Court of Justice dealt a major blow to organisations that transfer personal data to the US and other jurisdictions, primarily with the striking down of the EU-US Privacy Shield.

The End of Privacy Shield and New Requirements For Standard Contractual Clauses: What 'Schrems II' Means For Your International Data Transfers

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pharma & Life Sciences

Coronavirus Hits UK Pharma Sales

Wednesday, 16 December 2020

Many industries have been hit by coronavirus (COVID-19). To some people's surprise, this has also been in pharma, as can be seen from the latest results from GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and AstraZeneca (AZ).

Coronavirus Hits UK Pharma Sales

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pharma & Life Sciences

Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult Manufacturing Space Soars in 2020 Despite Pandemic

Wednesday, 16 December 2020

The UK is leading the way when it comes to advanced therapies, as we heard recently at the 2020 PING Conference - Britain's Great Life Sciences Future: Genomics Personalised Medicine and AI.

Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult Manufacturing Space Soars in 2020 Despite Pandemic

Articles & Blogs Pharma & Life Sciences

European Court Allows Limited National Laws to Interfere with Online Pharmacy Sales

Tuesday, 10 November 2020

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has given a judgment on the extent to which the application of national laws regulating medicines can limit the activities of online pharmacies.

European Court Allows Limited National Laws to Interfere with Online Pharmacy Sales