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In August 2017, a coalition of industry and charity partners, led by Professor Sir John Bell, published a report into the life sciences industry – Life Sciences: Industrial Strategy – setting out recommendations for the UK life sciences industry. The report outlined the significant competitive advantages the UK possesses, as well as areas where key developments could fix issues which have slowed down growth. In response to this report, the government published the first Life Sciences Sector Deal, a key component of the Industrial Strategy. Read more
The Biochemical Society are looking for volunteers to join a variety of their committees across the Society and Portland Press Publishing. If you would like to be involved with their work, please submit your nomination by 23 November. More information can be found here. Read more
Speciality chemicals company Croda International has announced the official launch and certification of its ECO range of bio-based surfactants Read more
BBSRC is now inviting applications for the annual awards that celebrate the best innovations arising from biological science research.
Each year the BBSRC Innovator of the Year awards recognise and reward individuals and small teams who have harnessed the potential of their excellent research. Read more
The first meeting of the independent Industrial Strategy Council took place on 1 November, led by the Chief Economist of the Bank of England, Andy Haldane. The group agreed how it will assess the government’s progress on the commitments made in the modern Industrial Strategy. Read more
The BioPort group from Ghent University is currently looking for two talented PhD students, to be supervised by Professor Inge van Bogaert. BioPort is a young and dynamic research group at the Faculty of Bioscience Engineering of Ghent University and recently started a new and emerging research line on extracellular transport over biological membranes related to Industrial Biotechnology.
SynbiCITE launches new five-year strategy, whilst its founders and directors are recognised for their contribution. Read more