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The ABPI represents innovative research-based biopharmaceutical companies, large medium and small, leading an exciting new era of the biosences in the UK.
Our industry, a major contributor to the economy of the UK, brings life-saving and life-enhancing medicines to pateints. Our members supply 90 per cent of all medicines used by the NHS, and are researching and developing over two-thirds of the current medicine pipeline, ensuring that the UK remains at the forefront of helping patients prevent and overcome diseases.
The ABPI is recognised by government as the industry body negotiating on behalf of the branded pharmaceutical industry, for statutory consulation requirements that include the pricing scheme for medicines in the UK.
ACCORD is a private partnership between the Univerity of Edinburgh and NHS Lothian and is the first port of call for researchers in Edinburgh and Lothian planning a clinical research study.
We provide a streamlined support service for the clinical research community from study inception to study close down and here to help our researchers and our organisations meet research governance and regulatory requirements, ensuring we all fufil legal, ethical and scientific obligations to the healthcare research process.
Association of British Healthcare Industries (ABHI)
The Association of British Healthcare Industries (ABHI) is the industry association for the medical technology sector in the UK. We represent companies whose output makes up for around eighty five percent of the industry's total. Our membership includes some of the leading multinational businesses in the sector in the UK right the way through to small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs). Our aim is to promote the rapid adoption of medical technologies to enure optimum patient outcomes througout the UK and in key global markets.
ABHI membership is open to manufacturers as well as service companies involved in the sector, such as distributors, professional groups and lawyers.
ABHI was formed 20 years ago to address Industry's need to engage with the fsat moving regulatory landscape and to support UK companies export their products around the world. ABHI has since grown and now has geams focussing on: UK market affairs, interational policy, communications and public affairs, technical and regulatory issues, environmental issues and events and exhibitions.
BioCity Scotland provides research and development facilities including processing and stroage, as well as state of art equipment, business support and finance to bioscience, pharmaceutical, med-tech and healthcare companies.
A joint venture between BioCity Nottingham and Roslin Biocentre (two companies renowned for successful Bioincubator management). BioCity Scotland is much more than a property proposition; it is a unique community of scientific, commercially minded, dynamic young companies with networking, collaboration and sharing ideas a the heat of its success.
BioDundee is a partnership between the public, private and academic sectors. Our mission is to build on the strength of the life sciences sector in Dundee and Tayside internally through:
Knowledge and Skills Development
Building Partnerships and Collaboration
Information Exchange and Networking
While externally promoting and positioning the Dundee Life sciences sector to relevant audiences as a centre of world-clss life science activity, we aim to facilitiate cooperation between Dundee City Council, Scottish Enterprise, the city's two universities and private enterprise.
BioDundee continues to work to increase the profile of life sciences in Dundee and encourage growth of the biotechnology industry in the city, ensuring that biotechnology in Dundee realises its full potential.
Edinburgh BioQuarter offers first-stop access to the unique combination of pre-clinical and clinical excellence in the Eidnburgh Region. Edinburgh has the second largest concentration of researchers rated "internationally excellent" by the UK government.
Working with Scotland's extensive life sciences and health research networks, more than 870 commercial clinical trials have been undertaken across Scotland in the last three years. Scotland is the only country to offer pharmaceutical companies access to a fully phenotyped propuation of more than 5.1 million individials with electronic patient records linked by a single system, making it a location of choice for trials and pre-clinical research.
Centre for Health Science
The Centre for Health Science was completed in 2009 and is a state of the art facility in the capital city of the Scottish Highlands, Inverness.
The Centre is one ofthe first in the UK to bring together the public, private and academic secotrs to be a focus for excellence in healt science and biotechnology. The Centre brings together research, education, training, patient care and business development all under one roof.
Wether you're looking to study at one of the four univiersities, attending clinical training, host an event at the centre, visit the dental or diabetes centre or locate your business visit the website.
CHAIN - Contact, Help, Advice & Information Network
The free, multi-professional, international online mutual support community for health and social care.
CHAIN was estabished more than a decade ago to enable people in health and social care to exchange ideas and knowledge; to support getting research evidence into practice; and to faciliate networking between those who have common interests or complementary aspirations. CHAIN now has over 12,000 members from UK and beyond. It is a free and voluntary mutual support network.
Membership of CHAIN is open to all who work in health and social care. Uniquely CHAIN includes front-line professionals, educators, researchers, managers and information specialist. The benefits include:
- A searchable online director of members and their interests which make networking easy
- Being able to post questions or seek advice from a rich and diverse pool of members' experience.
- Receiving intelligence on resources, activities and opportunities relevant to one's interest
Chief Scientist Office
CSO, part of the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates, supports and promotes high quality research aimed at improving the quality and cost-effectiveness of services offered by NHSScotland and securing the lasting improvements to the health of the people in Scotland. CSO supports research initiated by the research community in Scotland and advises the Scottish Goverment on how research contributes to improvements in health and healthcare. CSO's research strategy "investing in Research: Improving Health" sets out our aims for 2010-14 and features changes to give greater emphasis to funding experimental and translational medicine research and health services and health population research. We also aim to deliver value for money through partnerships with other funding agencies and to foster Scotland-wide working through Health Science Scotland.
Easy Access IP
Easy Access IP makes it easier for universities and industry to work together.
Through our portfolios of free, Easy Access Intellectual Property (IP), we provide a fast-track route for the transfer of knowledge and expertise from universities to industry, so that it can be developed for the benefit fo the economy and society.
In return, Easy Access univerities have the opportunity to establish strong, long-term relationships with commercial partners, and to fulfil their mission of disseminating knowledge and expertise to the wider community.
Whether you'd like to find out more about the benefits that Easy Access IP could bring to your university, or wether you'd like to discuss the commercial opportunities available to your organisation through our IP Portfolio, please look at the website.