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DLRC achieves King’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade

DLRC Ltd has been honoured with the King’s Award for Enterprise, recognising its outstanding performance in international trade. This places DLRC among a select group of only 252 organisations in the UK to receive this prestigious award.

Deep Biotech companies using engineering biology for good: Epoch Biodesign case study

Featured in BIA's Deep Biotech report, Epoch Biodesign aims to revolutionize plastic waste management by creating tailor-made enzymes that efficiently depolymerize a wide range of plastics into recyclable materials, offering a circular solution to tackle plastic pollution and promote sustainability.

Women in Biotech Mentoring Programme: Helen and Kathryn's experience

In this interview, consultant and best-selling author Kathryn Simpson, together with patent attorney Helen Bartlett, dive into their reasons for joining the BIA's Women in Biotech mentoring programme, and how this experience has impacted their professional and personal lives.

Optibrium partners with FMC Corporation to transform agrochemical discovery

Optibrium’s AI-powered discovery platform Cerella™ chosen by FMC to accelerate its agrochemical discovery pipeline.

Deep Biotech companies using engineering biology for good: Solena Materials case study

Solena Materials is a pioneering biotech company spun out from Imperial College London, specialising in the development of computationally designed synthetic protein materials, originally featured in BIA's Deep Biotech report on disruptive innovation for global sustainability.

Touchlight Genetics and NPL awarded grant to develop novel gene-length single-stranded genome editing template

Touchlight Genetics, in partnership with the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) have secured funding from Innovate UK under their Innovative Technologies: Nucleic Acid Medicines Manufacture, Round 2 call. 

CEO Update - 13 May 2024

It was wonderful to celebrate with RNID, our charity partner of the year, the news that pioneering gene therapy has restored a UK girl's hearing. Read on for updates on MHRA AI-Airlock, AMR action plan and more...

PrecisionLife and Metrodora Institute launch clinical trials to accelerate treatment of ME/CFS and long Covid patients

Up to 1,000 patients being recruited into targeted precision medicine clinical trials expected to readout results as early as this year; trials are designed to provide validation of safety and effectiveness for novel diagnostics and innovative clinical care pathways in ME/CFS and Long Covid.

Accelerating biotech innovations and predicting genetic codes: Spotlight on Ingenza

Meet Ian Fotheringham, the Managing Director of Ingenza, a global CRDMO that aims to accelerate clients' journeys from discovery to clinical trials while minimising costs and risks. Their innovative codABLE® algorithm brings predictability to DNA sequence configuration, revolutionizing recombinant production of pharmaceutical and industrial molecules. Join us as we explore Ian's insights and Ingenza's ambitious goals for the future.

European Life Sciences sector primed for growth in 2024 driving real estate demand and investment opportunities

The European Life Science sector has been marked by strong growth and resilience in recent years and is set for significant expansion in 2024, driven by new medical treatments and both private and public funding according to JLL’s Life Sciences Industry & Real Estate Perspective report.