Life Sciences

Life Sciences
The firm is said to be attracting significant investor interest. Picture: Stewart Attwood

Scots biotech firm EnteroBiotix gains key licence

An Aberdeen-based biopharmaceutical venture is thought to have become the first company in the world to gain a licence from the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) to produce faecal microbiota for therapeutic applications.

CEO Julian Howell hails PharmaKrysto's progress. Picture: contributed.

Biopharm firm seals US university tie-up

A biopharmaceutical company based in the Borders has completed an exclusive global licensing deal with a New Jersey university regarding a “potentially revolutionary” treatment for a disease causing kidney stones.

30,000 people are employed in Life Sciences. Picture: TSPL

How to invest in Scotland’s life sciences sector

Scotland’s burgeoning life sciences sector is attracting more and more inward investment, as Scottish Government figures show that more than 37,000 people are employed in the industry, establishing the country as one of the largest clusters in Europe.

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Five of the most innovative life sciences projects happening in Scotland right now

The life science industry continues to grow, and over 700 companies within this sector call Scotland their home. This innovative industry employs around 37,000 people across the country and is set to be worth around £8bn by 2025 thanks to continued support from the Scottish Government and research projects with the main Scottish medical universities.

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