The Office for LIfe Sciences give an update on how they are implementing the Strategy for UK Life Sciences
David Willetts has given an update on the Life Sciences Strategy in reponse to a question by Chi Onwurah.
Interesting parliamentary question about the Office for Life Sciences' workplan
Interesting information on the Office for Life Sciences (OLS) came up today, in answers to parliamentary questions from Chi Onwurah, the shadow science minister.
Last week, George Freeman MP became a the new Life Sciences Adviser. He will advise David Willetts, who is Minister for Universities and Science, on the economic impact of life sciences in the UK. George Freeman has a background in biomedical research so he’s a bit of a pro on the life sciences sector. He’s […]
Chi Onwurah asked a few interesting questions about the health research actions the government set out in their plan for growth – particularly clarifying who is leading on what. They got answered just before the bank holiday. Background Alongside the budget on 23 March, the government published a plan for growth, outlining actions they are […]
Now that we’ve had a bit more time to digest it, I thought I’d summarise the interesting bits for medical research in the government’s plan for growth, particularly which of the Academy of Medical Sciences recommendations to improve the regulation of research have been picked up, and which haven’t; what had been announced before and […]
George Osborne has just announced the 2011 budget. This included some interesting stuff for science and medical research in particular. As reported yesterday, there is £100 million capital funding for science institutions. But most of the interesting stuff for medical research is in the growth strategy published alongside the budget, this includes plans to act […]
The FT have a great checklist of what is expected in the budget tomorrow on their Westminster blog. Science is at number 18. £100 million of extra capital funding for one or two big science projects – it names the space innovation centre and the Brabaham life science research park in Cambridge. There’s more detail […]