Life Sciences

Prevention vs Cure for antibiotic resistance

We are all acutely aware of the ‘ticking time bomb’ of antibiotic resistance and this is of particular importance in India, the world’s largest consumer of antibiotics. The challenge is that new classes of antibiotics will be held in reserve and used sparingly, a problem…

Indian life sciences of great importance to the UK
Indian life sciences of great importance to the UK

India remains one of the largest foreign investors into the UK, with 11,644 jobs created or safeguarded in 2016/17 and 127 projects during the year. Biotech, pharma and life sciences investments from around the world created or safeguarded 7,049 jobs in the UK. India's contribution…

Harriet Fear CEO One Nucleus
Press Release: Partnerships built between Indian and UK life sciences, including stem cells

A major delegation of Indian life sciences companies spent several days in London and Leeds this week to explore investment and partnership opportunities. Nearly 20 Indian companies from the fields of regenerative medicine, biotechnology, oncology, medical technology and healthcare attended the bioConclave, the leading conference…

Press Release: Major delegation of Indian life sciences companies arrives in the UK, personalised chemotherapy collaboration announced

London, 10 May: Seeking to explore tie-ups in the UK’s life sciences sector, a major delegation of Indian life sciences and related companies are coming to London on 10th May, Over the last three years, the Indian life sciences market has grown by 12% per…

A missed opportunity – Why is the UK not already a partner of choice for Indian companies in R&D, product development?
A missed opportunity – Why is the UK not already a partner of choice for Indian companies in R&D, product development?

The UK and India share a long history of collaboration in research. Recent successes show that this relationship is further developing extremely positively. For example, the Newton Fund is a landmark collaboration between the UK Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Government of India Department for…

What’s trending in biotech India?

“What’s trending in biotech India?” That was the theme of Bangalore Bio this year, said to be the India’s leading biotechnology event, where it showcased the industries like Bio Pharma, Bio Agri and Bio Services. The answer is, quite a lot. The event was filled with most exciting…

Incredible press coverage for bioConclave, EPG initiative on life sciences

After the completion of the inaugural bioConclave in April 2015, an EPG initiative to bring European and Indian life sciences companies closer, with support from UK Trade & Investment, we had great feedback in the press. Below is a sample: The Guardian: Ed Miliband promises…

Can India become the hotspot for global innovation in pharma?

There has been a lot of discussion and speculation around whether or not India is capable of producing novel drug targets. Traditionally, the Indian pharmaceutical industry has stayed away from drug discovery or out-licensed molecules to large global companies in the early phase of development…

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