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Innovation Gateway Project Gets Underway As ICR Calls for Collaborators

Tuesday, 18 May 2021

The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) has once again shown its commitment to innovation as a pioneer in the oncology space as it launches a new incubator space for life science companies at The London Cancer Hub in Sutton, South London.

Innovation Gateway Project Gets Underway As ICR Calls for Collaborators

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New UK-India Trade Deal - A Huge Win for Life Sciences

Thursday, 13 May 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 UK-India Trade Deal - A Huge Win for Life Sciences

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New GB-NI Pharma Arrangements - VWV Client Provides Innovative Solution

Wednesday, 12 May 2021

After the last-minute deal between the United Kingdom and European Union in late 2020, what it all means in practice is still being discovered and worked through.

New GB-NI Pharma Arrangements - VWV Client Provides Innovative Solution

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How Will New £18m 'Gene Therapy Innovation Hubs' Transform Care for Patients?

Thursday, 15 April 2021

LifeArc, the Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) have announced an £18m investment to create a new national network of cutting-edge 'Gene Therapy Innovation Hubs'.

How Will New £18m 'Gene Therapy Innovation Hubs' Transform Care for Patients?

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UK Leading Exciting Future in Genomics and Precision Medicine

Thursday, 15 April 2021

The UK has a proud record in leading the world in genomics and precision medicine, and it has a bright future ahead in these exciting areas, which will be at the forefront of disease detection, prevention and cure for years to come.

UK Leading Exciting Future in Genomics and Precision Medicine

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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?

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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

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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

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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?

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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?

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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?

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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

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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?