Biotech plan ahead of schedule

28 October 2015 Scottish Enterprise has today announced at the European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology and the Bioeconomy, in Brussels, Belgium, that Scotland’s plan to create, build and grow successful ...

A national culture of innovation

Scottish Enterprise (SE) has revealed that companies will achieve an additional £658 million in revenue over the next three years, through its innovation support during 2014/15. This has more than doubled compa...

Slowing the speed of light

A team of researchers from the University of St Andrews and the University of York has slowed down the speed of light in a process which could have major applications in fundamental science and medical diagnosi...

Important milestone in fight against cancer

Biotechnology company TC BioPharm Ltd (TCB) has announced it has been granted a Clinical Trial Authorisation (CTA) by UK regulators to treat cancer patients with its novel cell therapy – ImmuniCell®. TCB’s l...

Green objective for Glasgow conference

Organisers aim to make the ninth European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology and the Bioeconomy (EFIB) conference the lowest carbon one to date. The event – being held in Glasgow in late October 2016 - will ...

Life sciences sector gets even stronger

UK-based Concept Life Sciences, the growing life sciences, scientific laboratory and consultancy group, has bought Dundee’s CXR Biosciences. CXR is a leading investigative toxicology business. Its in-house e...

Medicity proposals announced

BioCity Scotland, the life sciences incubator in Lanarkshire which houses and supports growing and ambitious life sciences organisations, has unveiled plans for its new MediCity Scotland facility that is expect...

Biotech hothouse launches support programme

Life Sciences is currently a key growth industry in Scotland. Over 640 life sciences organisations employ more than 32,000 people, and turnover within the sector is expected to double from £3.1 billion ...