SiSaf’s bio-courier technology enables clinical trial success for topical treatment of mild to moderate Alopecia areata

SiSaf Ltd announced that a licensee of the ProSilic® variant of its technology has reported positive topline results from a randomised, placebo-controlled, multi-dose Phase II trial evaluating its topical treatment for mild to moderate (patchy) alopecia areata.

Manchester Met opens applications for September cohort of degree apprenticeships in science and sustainability

Employers looking for new talent or to upskill their current workforce can benefit from degree apprenticeships, starting Autumn 2024.

Discovery Park partners with Canterbury Christ Church University to open CoLab

Discovery Park, Kent’s thriving life science community, has opened the doors to CoLab, a new shared lab facility. In partnership with Canterbury Christ Church University, CoLab has been specially designed for early-stage life science businesses, providing flexible bench space in a collaborative coworking environment.

New blood test could prevent sudden child deaths caused by hereditary heart condition

A new blood test that could identify children with a potentially fatal heart condition has been developed by researchers at UCL (University College London) and Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), thanks to investment from the charity Action Medical Research and self-funded not-for-profit, LifeArc.

CEO Update - 10 June 2024

UK General Election and what it might mean for the industry, including Labour's pledges on Brexit and business taxes. Upcoming events including the Cambridge Wide Open Day and the Life Science Leadership Summit. UK tech companies pitching at the London Stock Exchange and Amber Therapeutics securing $100 million in funding.

Macomics announces appointment of Simon Dew as new Chief Business Officer

Macomics Ltd, a leader in macrophage drug discovery has announced the appointment of Simon Dew in the newly created position of Chief Business Officer (CBO). He will be instrumental in advancing Macomics’ mission to develop first-in-class medicines targeting macrophage-driven diseases of high unmet medical need, in oncology and chronic inflammatory diseases.

Women in Biotech Mentoring Programme: Dr Carolina Grandellis

In this interview, Dr Carolina Grandellis, Lead of the Earlham Institute Biofoundry, explores the profound impact of the BIA's Women in Biotech mentoring programme on her professional and personal life.

Bruntwood SciTech launches all new life science accelerator at Alderley Park

We’re delighted to announce the launch of the life science accelerator at Alderley Park, powered by Bruntwood SciTech and funded by the UK Government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund. This initiative is designed to support early-stage life science companies across the UK, driving innovation and economic growth in the North West.

Biomanufacturing policy summit report 2024: policy pathways for biomanufacturing in Europe

This report summarises the summit’s main discussion points and takeaways and uses them as a foundation to build a strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats (SWOT) analysis for biomanufacturing in Europe.

Brandon Capital announces sixth fund with $270 million initial close to drive life science innovation

Brandon Capital, Australasia’s leading life sciences venture capital firm, today announced the launch of its sixth fund, Brandon Capital Fund VI, with an initial close at $270 million.