Insights

For Scotland’s life sciences industry to reach its ambitious target of increasing turnover to £8bn by 2025, it’s crucial that the whole sector grows. Life Sciences Scotland aims to support the growth ambitions across the sector by providing information, news and events that support and inspire your business.

We will focus on providing insights and models of best practice in securing investment and funding, marketing and sales and leadership. Our mission is to connect individuals working in life sciences in Scotland because we believe working together is better than working alone. If you have an insight that you think can help others, please get in touch to share your expertise.

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Leadership Insight: Dr Christophe Portal

The MedTech sector is currently growing at a rate of 8% and Scotland is home to over 250 established and emerging Medical Technology companies driving this growth. Edinburgh Molecular Imaging is one such company. They are developing a pipeline of...

Collaboration Insight: Collaborate, don’t Compete!

For many start-ups and SMEs in life sciences, a business model that involves finding a partner with which to collaborate is critical to long term success.  In January of this year, one of Scotland’s newest enterprises, Caritas Neuro Solutions, hit...

Leadership Insight: Heather Jones, CEO SAIC

Innovation is critical to the 2025 Life Sciences strategy to grow the industrial turnover to £8bn by 2025 with the value of farmed seafood the highest it has ever been to the nation’s economy. With Aquaculture being one of our...

Leadership Insight: Dr Susie Mitchell

As Director of Glasgow City of Science and Innovation, Dr Susie Mitchell has a unique role in serving multiple organisations (over 90 in fact) and the stakeholders within them.  This makes for a very specific type of leadership experience and...

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