With the Government set to invest an additional £20 million into the research, diagnosis and development of treatments for brain tumours, we need to talk more about how we are going to find the next blockbuster treatments for these devastating diseases.
This booklet showcases just a few examples of the range and breadth of collaborations between the biopharmaceutical industry and academia in the UK. These range from one-to-one collaborations, sharing compounds, data, or funding, through to large-scale international consortia. We hope these provide inspiration for how you could get involved!
01 Jun 2017
Collaboration between the pharmaceutical industry, patients and health regulators will be a ‘game changer’ in delivering exciting new cell and gene therapies to treat conditions like cancer and vision loss says a new review article published in Frontiers in Medicine, written by Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI)’s Head of Manufacturing Innovation, Dr Magda Papadaki.
20 Jun 2017
The report published today by the Academy of Medical Sciences describes an urgent and serious challenge about how we ensure that patients, their carers and the healthcare professionals that support them, feel able to trust their medicines and the research evidence that underpins them.
13 Jul 2017
The Government has today [13 July] published new data on the use of animals in the research and development of medicines in the UK. These annual statistics relating to scientific procedures performed on living animals are published in accordance with the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986.
30 Aug 2017
The Life Sciences Industrial Strategy, supported by Government and led by Sir John Bell, has been launched today in Birmingham.
22 Aug 2017
A new report published today by the Medicines Manufacturing Industry Partnership (MMIP) has asked the Government for support in building four new Centres of Excellence for medicines manufacturing across the UK. The centres would provide high-skilled jobs and make the UK the first place in the world where new drugs can be discovered, made and packaged.
16 Nov 2017
Patients, partnerships and pioneering science are at the heart of developing advanced therapies in the next wave of innovation to provide transformative treatments and cures, according to latest developments reported at the Better Science, Better Health: Advanced Therapies – Opportunities and Challenges conference (14 November, London, UK).