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Global Leader in Bioscience Genetics and Genomics
From seminal discoveries in fundamental science through to translation into clinical practice, the UK has made a vast contribution to this rapidly evolving and exciting field. The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough region is well known for having one of the world’s largest concentrations of scientific and technical expertise in Bioscience. The region is home to the European Bioinformatics Institute and the Wellcome Sanger Institute, where part of the human genome was sequenced.
High Growth eco-system
The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough region is globally renowned as a centre of excellence for life sciences research and there is a thriving eco-system of Bioscience researchers, scientists and clinicians, as well as a number of world-class research institutes. The region has one of the world’s most sophisticated life sciences commercialisation environments, with a blend of accelerators, investors, growth support and successful mentors.
World Class Networks
Wellcome Sanger Institute
The Institute has a culture and history of scaling technologies, some of these capabilities have become spin-out companies that represent an important step towards the creation of a positive impact in today’s healthcare sector. Since 2011, the Institute’s Technology Translation Team has helped to spin out key companies such as Cogenica and Kymab.Find out more
Illumina for Startups
Illumina Accelerator is a company creation engine co-located with Illumina research and development sites in San Francisco Bay Area and Cambridge. Illumina Accelerator provides select startups with access to seed investment, business guidance, Illumina’s sequencing systems and fully operational lab space in the UK during each six-month funding cycle.Find out more
One Nucleus is a not-for-profit Life Sciences & Healthcare membership organisation HQ’d in Cambridge. They provide local, UK-wide and international connectivity for all their members to help them find the best talent and route to market.Find out more