Data science beginning to drive healthcare

Teesside University’s £22m National Horizons Centre opened in September 2019 with two objectives, to drive research into bioprocessing, digital and health, and to plug the yawning skills gap. Research, teaching and enterprise are its...

Prof. James Leiper, Associate Medical Director at the British Heart Foundation, looks at the...

“There’s a lot of very exciting cardiovascular research going on at the moment which the BHF is heavily investing in – from stem cell therapy and regenerative medicine to identifying genes that could be...

HEART DISEASE RESEARCHERS SET TO WORK WITH THE NOBEL PRIZE-WINNING GENETIC SCISSORS

By Dr Leanne Grech, Research Engagement Officer at the British Heart Foundation We can all agree that 2020 has been a difficult year, but a silver lining was two women winning the Nobel Prize in Chemistry...

INDUSTRY-ACADEMIA PARTNERSHIP LAUNCHES ONE STEP MANUFACTURING PROCESS FOR PHARMACEUTICAL DOSAGE FORMS

Cubi-Tech Extrusion Limited, a Cubic Pharmaceuticals Ltd company, puts an end to some of the problems inherent in pharmaceuticals production. Process efficiency and continuous manufacturing are certainly hot topics in the pharmaceutical industry right now,...

WEAPONISING THE FIGHT AGAINST ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE

Could faecal transplants be an effective weapon in the fight back against antibiotic resistance? A research team at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust intends to find out, once and for all. By HELEN...

HOPE ON THE HORIZON FOR ALZHEIMER’S TREATMENT

Dr Susan Kohlhaas Director of Research at Alzheimer’s Research UK People with dementia have been disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, according to the ONS, a quarter of people who have died from COVID-19...

THE NETPARK NETWORK THAT LOOKS TO THE FUTURE

The North-East Technology Park - or NETPark as it is known - in County Durham provides science, technology and engineering companies with the type of world-class laboratory, clean room and office space they require on the...

EXPERT EQUIPS ENTREPRENEURS TO SURVIVE ADVERSITY

Expert in the field of biological sample storage and logistics management, CRYONISS is also adept at evaluating business continuity plans and identifying the holes that might well prove to be their pitfall. Cheshire-based Cryoniss offers...

Thriving commercial ecosystems will help universities to keep making an impact beyond Covid-19

Throughout 2020, the life sciences sector has been in the limelight. In the effort to overcome COVID-19, the sector has put into action an unprecedented global application of expertise. The deployment of great minds,...

PROFESSOR HONOURED FOR HER WORK ON PANDEMIC CONTROL

A Women in Science event held earlier this year demonstrated that women are certainly coming into their own in the fields of science, technology, engineering and maths. In this, the final feature in a three-part...

Creating a Corona Vaccine

Varuni Paranavitane, IP Solicitor,  AA Thornton. As the world faces unprecedented challenges caused by the SARS-Cov-2 virus, we look at the science behind vaccine technology being investigated and how intellectual property rights may play a part...

New director takes the helm

Teesside University’s £22m National Horizons Centre opened last September with two objectives, to drive research into bioprocessing and to plug the yawning skills gap. Co-author of the UK’s National Industrial Biotechnology Strategy to 2030, Dr...

Priority response plan (prp) for bio-decontamination of a biopharmaceutical production facility

Multinational Biopharmaceutical Company, Singapore - case study EXECUTIVE SUMMARY A multinational biopharmaceutical company in Asia, was looking to introduce a rigorous plan to ensure high-level bio-decontamination of their manufacturing facility in the event of contamination. The customer...

Is your IP Strategy fit for purpose? – Five Questions to Ask Yourself

As a result of the lockdown due to the global pandemic there is a greater need and renewed focus on using innovation to kick-start the economic recovery. The result is significant investment in R&D...

Stronger surveillance of joint implant failures called for

With the major failings of several joint implants already a matter of international record and the details of another starting to emerge, a more comprehensive system of surveillance is long overdue, says one expert. David...

World class research fuels war on cancer

A Women in Science event held in Newcastle upon Tyne earlier this year demonstrated that women are certainly coming into their own in the fields of science, technology, engineering and maths. In this, the second...