Medicines technology

Leading Edge Healthcare – part of the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund

Building a world-class precision medicine industry

Today, Sir John Bell, Greg Clark and Jeremy Hunt announced that the Government, through its Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF), is launching the Leading Edge Healthcare Challenge – which includes a £146 million commitment over the next four years to support the development of technologies …

Essential business tips for recruiting the right team

Essentials video 7_Recruiting the right team_All Tips

The seventh in our series of ‘Essential business tips’ covers recruitment.  Putting together the right team can be time-consuming and expensive, but having the ideal mix of skills at your disposal could make the difference between success and failure.  These …

Breath-taking technology – innovating respiratory measurement

Cambridge Respiratory Innovations, N-Tidal C in use

Hundreds of millions of people globally suffer from chronic respiratory conditions like asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).  Currently there are no personal respiratory monitors which measure actual respiratory performance.  It sounds amazing, but it is a fact!  Quite …

Accelerating development and manufacture of anti-cancer drugs

Orla Proteins lab

Orla Protein Technologies Orla Protein Technologies Ltd is a biotechnology company with a focus on engineering proteins and immobilising them onto surfaces for application in the Life Sciences. Our CEO, Dr Dale Athey, co-founded Orla 13 years ago with Jeremy …

Meet the infocus ambassadors - Fiona Marshall

Fiona receives the 2012 WISE Women of Outstanding Achievement for Innovation and Entrepreneurship from Princess Anne

First inspiration: learning how biology moves on so quickly From the moment I became a scientist I wanted to do something that made a difference. It’s about doing something that has a clear application in medicine and changes people’s lives …