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UK-Swiss project harnesses tech to lower cell and gene therapies cost

Added: 20 May 2024

Innovation agencies in the UK and Switzerland have together invested more than three quarters of a …

Plummeting SME financing threatens UK llfe science, warns report

Added: 13 May 2024

SME financing for the UK medicines pipeline plunged 43% between 2020 and 2022, suggests the Medicin…

Fewer than one in three experts prepared for AI challenge, suggests Pistoia 

Added: 13 May 2024

Less than one third of life science experts polled in a Pistoia Alliance survey say they are coping…

Working party shares 7 point plan for control of animal-to-human diseases

Added: 28 Apr 2024

The Royal Veterinary College (RVC) has released its recommendations regarding the potential use of …

‘Moon lander’ molecule caught on the move

Added: 28 Apr 2024

A combination of spectroscopy and computer simulations have revealed how pyramidal molecules are ab…

Birmingham’s triage seeks way round drug discovery’s ‘valley of death’

Added: 21 Apr 2024

Birmingham university has shared details of its drug development model, designed to overcome one of…

Global forum’s cash challenge to boost cardiovascular funding

Added: 7 Apr 2024

The Global Cardiovascular Research Funders Forum (GCRFF), has announced a new cash prize aimed at i…

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Report warns of crisis as Europe’s generic medicines reduced

Added: 7 Apr 2024

A recently published study that Europe faces a crisis stemming from a substantial decline in the av…

UK’s status as global clinical trials hub bolstered with £18 million investment

Added: 24 Mar 2024

The National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR), Innovate UK, the Advanced Therapy Treat…

Pharma/life science survey response deals blow to Sunak’s overtures

Added: 11 Mar 2024

Prime minister Rishi Sunak’s efforts to put life science investment at the heart of the UK’s econom…

Fox Foundation and bit.bio announce first Parkinson’s project

Added: 10 Mar 2024

The Michael J Fox Foundation and Cambridge synthetic biology company bit.bio have announced their f…

Radio waves offer gentler and more efficient way to alter bacteria DNA

Added: 3 Mar 2024

Radio waves have been successfully harnessed to provide a less traumatic means to alter the DNA of …

Nine in 10 life scientists surveyed don’t understand US or European AI rules

Added: 25 Feb 2024

Just 9% of life science professionals polled say they understand either EU or US laws on the use of…

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Gates Foundation grant opens door to PhaSER project acceleration

Added: 25 Feb 2024

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has granted Edinburgh’s PhaSER Biomedical a US$2.3 million gran…

Report underlines economic returns on public investment in science

Added: 11 Feb 2024

Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council-commissioned research estimates that the org…

Aston-Warwick initiative wins key UKRI funds

Added: 11 Feb 2024

A joint team from Aston and Warwick universities and the University of Warwick have won nearly £2 m…

Anglo-Norwegian study casts light on treatment resistant bacteria

Added: 4 Feb 2024

A study comparing the UK and Norway over two decades, has concluded that antibiotic use may drive a…

EnsiliTech wins contract to develop ‘freezer-free’ global mRNA vaccine

Added: 28 Jan 2024

EnsiliTech, the University of Bath spin-out pioneering new methods of transporting medicines and fo…

Knauer mourns death of founder

Added: 28 Jan 2024

Founder of the German lab equipment manufacturer KNAUER Dr Herbert Knauer has died at the age of 92.

First ever Blavatnik award wins for Heriot-Watt and Innes centre as nine share honours

Added: 21 Jan 2024

Nine scientists have shared the 2024 Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists in the UK and with it a …