Delivering real impact to the world of bioscience

Since it opened in 2019, the National Horizons Centre has quickly established itself as a vital linchpin helping drive forward the life sciences sector across the UK. Through research, partnerships and training , the National...

CRYONISS EARNS COVETED MHRA QUALITY MARK

Experts in biological sample, and medicinal product, storage and logistics management, CRYONISS offers a comprehensive storage service from ambient down to vapour phase liquid nitrogen. The Cheshire-based team has a wealth of experience in supporting...

COVID-19 TESTING SECTOR DEMAND SET TO CONTINUE AMID VACCINE ROLLOUT

Amid the continued high demand for testing and staggered vaccine rollout, the diagnostics industry, which was valued in 2020 at $17.2bn-$19.8bn, is set to rise further in 2021 The diagnostics sector will continue to see...

EXPANSION OF NETPARK OFFERS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES ROOM FOR GROWTH

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

Research shows coronavirus can survive on healthcare uniforms for three days

Viruses similar to the strain that causes Covid-19 can survive on clothing and transmit to other surfaces for up to 72 hours, scientists at De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) have warned. In a study looking...

Molecular ‘cookie cutter’ technique could provide key for COVID drug discovery

University of Birmingham researchers are working to isolate and extract the COVID-19 encounter complex in a form that is stable enough for identification of target sites for future anti-viral drugs. The encounter complex is formed...

Automated drug discovery platform brings about paradigm change for research

Bringing a single new drug to market takes years of research and costs billions – with the COVID-19 pandemic highlighting even more how critical it is to accelerate this process. The high costs and...

Freedom to Operate – Understanding the Risks

There are many factors to be considered for a project developing a new product or process, but the ability to carry out commercial plans without infringing third party patent rights (freedom to operate, or...

Clinical trials for gene and cell therapies

In early 2020, the Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult (CGTC) reported that there were 127 ongoing trials in advanced therapy medicinal products (ATMP) in the UK. This represented 12 percent of trials globally, helping...

How can you prevent weak maths skills hindering student performance?

An increasing number of students are struggling to keep up with the maths content in the crucial first months of their degree, despite the measures lecturers are taking to continually adapt their teaching to...

BioScience Today Launches Digital Packages to Support Companies During the COVID-19 Pandemic

As the Bio-Life science industry continues to be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, it is has become even more vital for companies to sustain their presence during these challenging times. Since the COVID-19 pandemic...

Zotefoams’ ZOTEK® F foam chosen by InsulFab for safe and effective delivery of COVID-19...

High-performance closed cell, crosslinked fluoropolymer foam helps ensure safe and secure transportation of ultra-cold chain vaccine As part of the USA’s Operation Warp Speed (OWS) initiative to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, Texas, USA-based InsulFab...

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,...