• Overarching Political Issues

A guide to the Government for BIA members (2020)

BIA submission to Budget 2020

The UK is in a position to lead the world into a new age of technological advances, from gene-editing therapies that could permanently cure disease to genetically modified bacteria that could rid the world of plastic waste. The Government’s focus on R&D and the life sciences sector can deliver these public benefits and build a self-sustaining innovation-based economy by harnessing our competitive advantages with smart policy decisions in the upcoming Budget.

Influencing and shaping our sector | BIA update: October 2019 - January 2020

This quarterly update gives an overview of key policy developments and the BIA’s continued engagement with policymakers, regulatory authorities and wider stakeholders on behalf of the UK life sciences sector, from October 2019 to January 2020.

Global and growing - UK biotech financing in 2019

New figures published today (Wednesday 22 January 2020) by the UK BioIndustry Association (BIA) and Informa Pharma Intelligence reveal that the UK biotech sector raised £1.3 billion in 2019.