What is the best time to file a patent application?
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What is the best time to file a patent application?

Katherine Wright, Pharmaceutical Patent Attorney at Adamson Jones Determining the best time to file a patent application is one of the first and sometimes one of the most…

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Preparations for AI patenting in Europe
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Preparations for AI patenting in Europe

The current era of rapid technological development requires industry to be quick to respond to challenges and opportunities, with many choosing to exploit new AI technologies rather than…

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Europe is “failing” to deal with chronic digestive disease burden
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Europe is “failing” to deal with chronic digestive disease burden

Europe is currently failing to manage the increasing burden inflicted by chronic digestive diseases, according to leading digestive health experts. A report, published today during the launch of…

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Engaging the patient as partner
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Engaging the patient as partner

Ceciel T. Rooker, President, IFFGD There is growing recognition in the research community of the role of the patient as partner – not only in the outcomes of…

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Stay future-ready: Running parallel operations with a CDMO during clinical trials
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Stay future-ready: Running parallel operations with a CDMO during clinical trials

Bringing a drug candidate through clinical trials is a challenging and high-risk process, since only 10% of candidates actually reach final approval. Both established pharma companies and small…

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Forging advances in the treatment of respiratory diseases
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Forging advances in the treatment of respiratory diseases

In this issue of BioScience Today, we speak to Professor Martin Gosling, about the inspiration behind his work, what motivates him daily, and the advances in the treatment…

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Getting more out of our medicines – re-purposing drugs to improve patient care
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Getting more out of our medicines – re-purposing drugs to improve patient care

Paul Chrisp, Programme Director Medicines and Technologies, NICE Developing new medicines and then ensuring they are used appropriately is a costly and drawn out process. The NHS needs…

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Helping everyone breathe easier – finding new approaches to treating respiratory disease
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Helping everyone breathe easier – finding new approaches to treating respiratory disease

Everyone should be able to breathe clean air with healthy lungs, yet sadly far too many people continue to gasp for breath because of lung disease. In the…

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Patient capital is the key to unlocking growth in the life sciences sector
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Patient capital is the key to unlocking growth in the life sciences sector

The British Business Bank, as the UK’s national economic development bank, has a mission to make finance markets for smaller businesses operate more effectively, enabling those businesses to…

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Why life science incubators are crucial
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Why life science incubators are crucial

In this issue of BioScience Today, we speak to Dr Glenn Crocker MBE, Chief Executive Officer of BioCity – the largest life science incubator business in the UK.…

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Urban development is attracting leading scientists and ambitious companies to the north
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Urban development is attracting leading scientists and ambitious companies to the north

Newcastle Helix is the UK’s biggest urban development of its kind outside of London and has entered its next phase of development.  The £350m flagship project, brings together…

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Cutting costs, saving time and doing away with needles: Laser technology promises a triple whammy of benefits in blood testing
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Cutting costs, saving time and doing away with needles: Laser technology promises a triple whammy of benefits in blood testing

Blood tests: They’re not only extremely common and, let’s face it, not particularly popular with patients, they are also a huge drain on health service resources. Blood samples…

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Research finds three major failings in some apps used for the diagnosis of skin cancer
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Research finds three major failings in some apps used for the diagnosis of skin cancer

In the scramble to bring successful apps for the diagnosis of skin cancer to market there is a concern that a lack of testing is risking public safety,…

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Radiation in cancer diagnosis – keeping your enemies closer
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Radiation in cancer diagnosis – keeping your enemies closer

It’s a remarkable paradox of cancer treatment that radiation, a well-known cause of cancer, is also a cornerstone treatment. Safe doses of radiation can also play a part…

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Meeting contemporary medical challenges
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Meeting contemporary medical challenges

In this issue of BioScience Today, we speak to Professor Phil Blower, Chair in Imaging Chemistry at King’s College London about why a multidisciplinary approach is crucial to…

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Can compliance in pharmaceutical logistics by air be reached through industry collaboration?
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Can compliance in pharmaceutical logistics by air be reached through industry collaboration?

Pharmaceuticals makeup 1.9% of all air cargo and generate revenues of $1.4 billion per year – 2.6% of total air cargo. In the next three years (2018-2020), growth in…

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