The potential of the bioeconomy to generate jobs, economic growth and wellbeing in the UK was highlighted at a meeting in the House of Parliament yesterday. I was very pleased to be asked to host the event, and have it supported by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC). [read more]
The Prime Minister’s speech signposts a global role for Britain in the fight against chronic disease
The Prime Minister’s speech this afternoon announcing a Strategy for UK Life Sciences is an important step in defining a new role for Britain in the global fight against disease.
Bringing together business, researchers, clinicians and patients to translate discovery into clinical use for medical innovation within the NHS, the policy aims to radically empower patients, giving them earlier access to innovative treatments and the opportunity to take part in clinical trials. [read more]