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Health & Life Sciences
Liverpool’s global leadership in health and life sciences is driving innovation in specialist areas such as: Infection; Precision Medicine; Children’s Health; Veterinary Science; Independent Living; and Big Data, Sensors and Internet of Things.
At the heart of our life sciences cluster is the Liverpool Knowledge Quarter, which is home to the University of Liverpool, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and the Royal Liverpool University Hospital. The area is fast becoming one of the world’s leading innovation districts and upon completion of its new hospitals, will be one of the largest academic and clinical campuses in the UK.
Major European Biomanufacturing cluster
Highest number of specialist hospitals outside of London
Home to the world renowned Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
The highest concentration of Category Level 3 laboratories in the UK
There is no better validation of Liverpool’s medical credentials than the global players that choose to locate and reinvest here. From stem cell and gene therapy treatments and nutraceuticals research and development, to large scale manufacturing and the production of pharmaceuticals, vaccines and biologics.
Liverpool is home to companies delivering world-class solutions in life sciences from research and trials to medical manufacturing. Significant new investments in modern production facilities at these companies have created a vibrant, efficient and cost-competitive environment to produce new drugs and vaccines.
The emergence of sensor technologies, big data and robotics is changing the possibilities and processes in the life sciences sector. Liverpool is leading the way with its LCR 4.0 programme, creating a new infrastructure that connects physical and digital assets to make the industrial internet a reality.
Latest Health & Life Sciences news
Liverpool Chosen To Host UK’s Inaugural Nursing Live Event
Thousands of nurses from across the country expected in city for first ever national nursing festival and expo this November.
Cashplus to create 150 new Liverpool jobs as it doubles it offices at The Spine
Cashplus Bank, the leading digital SME bank, has today announced the expansion of its Liverpool office, with plans to double its presence in the Northwest over the next five years.
SCIONTEC AND KNOWLEDGE QUARTER CEO WELCOMES BUDGET ANNOUNCEMENT AT MIPIM 2023
Speaking at MIPIM as part of the Liverpool City Region Delegation, following today’s Spring 2023 Budget, Colin Sinclair, CEO of Knowledge Quarter Liverpool (KQ Liverpool), welcomed the news that the Chancellor has pledged to create 12 investment zones, including Liverpool City Region Mayoral Combined Authority, to ‘drive business investment and level up’ the country.
Liverpool’s Sciontec celebrates Flurry of new customers
Sciontec has experienced a strong start to the year, thanks to a flurry of new lettings across its two Liverpool sites as flexible workspaces are in high demand due to the continued surge of hybrid working.
Digital health firm secures £50,000 funding
Liverpool digital health venture Doctoria secures £50,000 from Innovate UK to develop its technology for helping ethnic minority patients overcome language barriers.
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine awarded £4.7 million to establish a new Human Challenge Facility, for infectious disease research
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) is celebrating being awarded £4.7 million in funding from the Research England Development (RED) Fund.
Aviva invests £225,000 in Liverpool COVID projects
Eight research projects looking at the long-term impacts of COVID-19 have secured funding of £225,000 from insurance giant Aviva.