Thank you to our generous supporters. You enable key events and activities, such as advocacy for our sector, business development, and networking events, which strengthens our community and helps to push our sector forward. 


VWR (NASDAQ: VWR), headquartered in  Radnor, Pennsylvania , is a global independent provider of product and service solutions to laboratory and production customers. With sales in excess of  $4.5 billion  in 2016, VWR enables science for customers in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, industrial, education, government and healthcare industries. With more than 160 years of experience, VWR has cultivated a value proposition delivering product choice, operational excellence and differentiated services to improve our customers' productivity from research to production. VWR's differentiated services provide innovative, flexible and customized solutions from scientific research services to custom-manufactured chemical blends. Our dedicated team of more than 10,200 associates is focused on supporting scientists, medical professionals and production engineers to achieve their goals.

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Risk management solutions for life sciences companies are often complex and specialist.  By choosing the Gallagher Life Sciences Practice, you will work with an insurance broker with thorough knowledge of your industry and the regulatory environment.  The Life Sciences Practice will leverage the marketplace on your behalf to help protect your company’s bottom line from the financial devastation that could result from a loss or lawsuit. Our team of specialists will work with you to customise risk management and insurance solution programs that meet your unique needs and protect your organisation.

Our Gallagher life sciences team has experience in nearly every phase of the life science process - from discovery to development to production. This includes insuring human clinical trials in most countries around the world.  Whether you’re a start-up or a multinational, whether you’re operating in the UK or overseas, we help to prepare a range of bespoke insurance solutions that may include:

  • Clinical Trials Liability
  • Products Liability and Product Recall
  • Property coverage at your premises, at third party locations or in Transit
  • Business Interruption cover for loss of income or unproductive cash burn
  • Directors’ and Officers’ Liability
  • Intellectual Property Infringement Defence and/or Pursuit
  • Errors and Omissions and Professional L:iability
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Cyber Risks

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BioIndustry Association is an introducer appointed representative of Arthur J. Gallagher Insurance Brokers Limited which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Registered Office: Spectrum Building 7th Floor, 55 Blysthwood Street, Glasgow, G2 7AT. Registered in Scotland. Company Number: SC108909.

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Johnson & Johnson Innovation focuses on accelerating all stages of innovation worldwide and forming collaborations between entrepreneurs and Johnson & Johnson’s global healthcare businesses Johnson & Johnson provides scientists, entrepreneurs and emerging companies with one-stop access to science and technology experts who can facilitate collaborations across the pharmaceutical, medical device and consumer companies of Johnson & Johnson. Under the Johnson & Johnson Innovation umbrella of businesses, we connect with innovators through our regional Innovation Centers, Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JLABS, Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JJDC, Inc. and our JBD Business Development teams to create customized deals and novel collaborations that speed development of innovations to solve unmet needs in patients. For more information, visit or follow @JNJInnovation

Cytiva, a global provider of technologies and services that help advance and accelerate the development and manufacture of therapeutics, launches today. Previously GE Healthcare Life Sciences, Cytiva has nearly 7,000 employees and operations in 40 countries and is part of the Danaher Corporation Life Sciences platform.


LifeArc® is a medical research charity that pioneers new ways to turn great science into greater patient impact. We have a 25 year legacy of helping scientists and organisations

advance their research into therapeutics and diagnostics for patients, including Keytruda®(cancer), Actemra® (rheumatoid arthritis), Tysabri® (multiple sclerosis) and Entyvio® (Crohn’s disease) and a test for antimicrobial resistance. Find out more about how we fund, protect and develop much needed research at or Twitter @lifearc1

There are two ways you can support the BIA – as an annual supporter or through an event.

As a supporter we work with you to identify opportunities to:

  • Showcase your capabilities, and therefore generate awareness of and promote your organisation
  • Reach your target market
  • Pair your brand with the strong BIA name, enhancing your reputation
  • Demonstrate your commitment to UK bioscience.

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