The BioIndustry Association (BIA) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Wuxi International Life-science Innovation Campus (I-Campus) and AstraZeneca in China. The state-of-the-art campus will enable UK SMES companies to easily explore, partner and engage with China’s rapidly expanding healthcare innovation market. The I-campus will also serve as AstraZeneca’s new China headquarters.
Steve Bates OBE, CEO of the BIA said: “We are pleased to see the new administration’s confirmation that the UK is still committed to raising R&D investment and that a new plan to give long-term certainty to the scientific community will be delivered in the Autumn.
A BIA spokesperson said: "The announced £434 million for medicines and medical products is significant investment, and recognition of the work of DHSC in this area, however we now need the detail of how the money will be spent.
Cell and gene therapies and tissue-engineered products have the potential to offer a durable, life-changing effect, possibly with single administration
New report from Alliance for Regenerative Medicine and UK BioIndustry Association highlights progress in financing and clinical trials
24% of Europe’s ATMP developers headquartered in the UK
The UK BioIndustry Association (BIA) is hosting the key movers from the Hong Kong stock exchange in London this week as part of a strategic push to enable global investors to get to know the opportunities in UK biotech.
Dr Jane Osbourn, Vice-President of Research and Development at AstraZeneca and Chair of the UK BioIndustry Association (BIA) has been made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the Queen’s birthday honours list.
Today, 4 June, sees the unveiling of the UK’s newest life sciences asset, Health Innovation Research Alliance Northern Ireland (HIRANI) at a BIO reception in Philadelphia hosted by the UK Department for International Trade, Invest Northern Ireland, the Welsh Government, BIA, AstraZeneca and the British American Business Council of Greater Philadelphia. It will be followed by a formal launch event on 5 June at the Union League of Philadelphia from 08:30-10:00 EST.