The Future of Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

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The NHS is world-renowned for its cradle-to-grave provision of healthcare that’s free at the point of use. As the fifth largest employer in the world, most Britons know someone who works within the healthcare system, and it holds a special place in many hearts around the UK. Since its founding in 1948, it has grappled […]

Either you’re good or you’re dead

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More than anything else, one thing has been at the top of our mind lately: in business, if you’re not the cheapest or the best, you’re toast. This really hit home to me when I travelled to the US in May 2018 to hunt for companies to invest in. I visited numerous companies that were […]

The Benefits of a Student Industry Placement

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During the summer, I undertook a research project as part of my Master’s degree in Stratified Medicine and Pharmacological Innovation at the University of Glasgow. My project involved looking at a particular gene involved in cardiovascular disease, and sequencing this gene from various strains of rat models. While I was part of the research team […]

University to the workplace: acquiring the skills required for a successful and fulfilling career

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The transition between university and the workplace is difficult. The ever increasing competitiveness between recent graduates for jobs and internships causes a great deal of stress; the endless hours spent filling out application forms and sending CVs, only to receive rejection after rejection is demoralising . With so many degrees, particularly in Life Sciences, I […]

Five resources to help your life sciences business grow

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Scotland’s life science ecosystem is stronger than ever and companies at every stage of growth have access to a powerful support mechanism. Here are just five resources available to help life science businesses achieve and sustain high levels of growth. 1. The Innovation Centres The aim of the Innovation Centres is to enhance innovation and […]