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Biotech and life sciences news and insights

Press Releases

UK set to lead global delivery of next-generation mRNA medicines

BIA's new explainer shows how the UK is leading the way in mRNA, a strategic technology of the future.

UK Regulatory Science community meets to discuss the future of UK Medicine Regulation

Leaders in medicines regulatory science are meeting to chart the course for the future of UK medicine regulation on 5 October at 11 Cavendish Square, London. 

UK biotech investment increases amidst progress in City of London to unlock new capital

The second quarter of 2023 has seen steady growth in financing activity for the UK’s life sciences sector, as revealed by new data released by the BioIndustry Association (BIA) and Clarivate. The positive news comes soon after industry figures welcomed recent announcements to unlock new sources of capital in the City of London.

BIA is first occupier at Victoria House, London’s life sciences hub

Oxford and Pioneer Group launch plans for central London's largest office-to-life sciences conversion project, securing first lease with BIA.


Member News

SPARTA Biodiscovery raises £3.5 million to accelerate commercial roll-out

A multi-million-pound investment from industry partner Sartorius will support deployment of SPARTA Biodiscovery’s nanoparticle analysers.

Coulter Partners and Institute of Neurodiversity partner to empower innovation

Coulter Partners and the Institute of Neurodiversity partner to empower innovation and promote diversity of thought.

Mogrify extends Series A financing to $46 million USD

Funding will support advancement of Mogrify’s dedicated pipeline of in vivo reprogramming therapies through pre-clinical translation, continued platform optimization, and facilitation of new and existing biopharma collaborations.

Macomics expands in Edinburgh, appoints Professor Paul Crocker to SAB

Macomics Ltd, a leader in macrophage drug discovery, continues its growth trajectory with expansion in Edinburgh into dedicated facilities within the Roslin Innovation Centre.


Blogs and spotlights

CEO Update - 2 October 2023

ICBA Geneva delegation special, party conferences in full swing, BIA fringe event at the Conservative conference, Evotec opening, and Regulatory conference all set for Thursday.

World Heart Day: A reflection on the killer disease

Every year, World Heart Day presents an opportune moment to reflect on the leading cause of death in our global community – cardiovascular disease (CVD).

Dispatches from the party conferences – Liberal Democrats

In this first instalment of dispatches by the BIA team attending the conferences, Dr. Martin Turner, BIA's Head of Policy and Public Affairs, reports on what he’s heard from the Liberal Democrats.

Women In Biotech Mentoring Programme: Mentee experience – Alex Gajdosova

In this interview, Alex Gajdosova, an Investment Analyst at 4BIO Capital reflects on her inspiring career journey and her decision to participate in the BIA’s Women In Biotech Mentoring Programme as a mentee.


Latest resources

Here's a selection of featured BIA resources. Explore our Resources Hub  

mRNA Revolution: A new generation of medicine

mRNA Revolution: A New Generation of Medicine explains how the UK will lead the way in developing and delivering next-generation mRNA medicines for a wide range of diseases, beyond just COVID-19.

BIA position on WHO pandemic accord

The UK Government is currently involved in the negotiation of an international treaty on pandemic preparedness and response at the World Health Organization (WHO). The BIA has submitted a position statement to Government.

Lab and office spaces at MRC Harwell


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The Future of UK Regulation Conference 2023

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TechBio UK 2023

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20th Anniversary bioProcessUK Conference