Policy paper

UK life sciences strategy

This publication was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

The government’s strategy for the UK life sciences industry. Focuses on applying biology in healthcare applications.

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The government’s strategy for the UK life sciences industry. Focuses on applying biology in healthcare applications. Explains how the UK will become the global hub for life sciences in the future, providing an unrivalled ecosystem that brings together business, researchers, clinicians and patients to translate discovery into clinical use for medical innovation within the NHS. The UK will provide an environment and infrastructure that supports pioneering researchers and clinicians to bring innovation to market earlier and more easily, making the UK the location of choice for investment. Life sciences will continue to be vibrant in the UK and will be a key contributor to sustained economic growth.

See also the update Strategy For Life Sciences: One Year On.

The life sciences strategy is part of the government’s industrial strategy.

The life sciences infographic is available in other formats from Flickr: Industrial sector infographics.