Global Laboratory Group Opens Livingston Facility

A global group of laboratories present in more than 40 countries has today unveiled a new facility in Livingston, set to be one of the largest of its kind in the UK, and after investment of £4 million. Bioanalytical testing specialist Eurofins Scientific has revealed the pharmaceutical chemistry, microbiology and water microbiology site after moving from Newbridge. It said the move provides greater capacity for...

Chancellors Visit to Life Sciences in Dundee

Chancellor, Philip Hammond visited the University of Dundee to gain insight to the ‘world leading’ research that is being carried out in the School of Life Sciences. Dundee is the top university in the UK for biological science research and host of the Discovery Centre which is supported by the UK Government The Chancellors tour included a visit to the Drug Discovery Unity and the...

First Minister’s Plans to Focus on Science

Nicola Sturgeon MSP has highlighted the importance of life sciences and the precision medicine sector for Scotland’s future. Scotland’s First Minister explained the significance of the innovative work taking place in life sciences and it’s role in Scotland’s economy. Currently producing a turnover of £4.3 billion and employing more than 37,000 people the government plan to engage with industry and academia to support the delivery...

Scotland’s Research Infrastructure Promoted in US

NHS Research Scotland’s world class reputation will be promoted in the USA whilst meeting research and development leads from US based life science companies. Along with representatives from England, Wales and Northern Ireland health research bodies, they will promote the UK as a global hub for medical innovation and research. To read the full article, click here.

Clintec Open Centre of Excellence at Glasgow Headquarters

Clintec opened the extension to their Glasgow headquarters where they have developed a centre of excellence for clinical research and quality assurance. The new centre has created opportunities for functional outsourcing as well as creating many new jobs in the area. To read the full article, click here.

£1.3million Expansion to Life Science Facility in Irvine

Merck, a life science facility in Irvine has had a £1.3million expansion. The expansion allows Merck to now supply materials for cutting edge medicines tackling diseases including Alzheimer’s, rheumatoid arthritis, cancer, flu, diabetes and dementia medicines. The facility produces both liquid and powder cell culture media which is of vital importance to their global network.   To read the full article, click here.