Life Sciences

Purpose of the group

  • Act as a channel for communications and information between the Scottish Parliament and people within organisations working in the life sciences sector in Scotland, including industry, academia, research and manufacturing.
  • To identify and discuss policy areas of particular relevance to the Scottish life sciences sector and to support the delivery of the Scottish Life Sciences Strategy as set out by the Life Sciences Scottish Industry Leadership Group.
  • Work with Scottish parliamentarians to ensure that the skill-set required to deliver the Scottish Life Sciences Strategy is acknowledged and met including positively addressing the challenge of women into science.
  • To enable the Life Sciences sector from across Scotland to showcase their world class work to the Scottish Parliament.

Forthcoming meetings

28 May 2019 at 5.45 in the Adam Smith Room (CR5)

8 October 2019 at 5.45 in the James Clerk Maxwell Room (CR4). This meeting will include the AGM. 

Next meeting: 05 February 2019

This meeting will be held at 5.45pm in the Robert Burns Room (CR1).

Agendas/Links

Minutes

Annual Return/Report

Group Officers

Group Members

Organisations

Association British Pharmaceutical Industry - secretary

European Lead Factory

Celgene

Tepnel

NovaBiotics

GSK

Roche

Stratified Medicines Scotland

Skills Development Scotland

British Lung Foundation

Ettrickburn

Roslin Innovation Centre and Roslin BioCentre

MSD

Cancer Research UK

Amgen

AstraZeneca

VQC Analytics Ltd

Moredun Foundation

UCB Pharma

NRS

University of Edinburgh

University of Strathclyde

SULSA

NHS National Services Scotland

Association of British HealthTech Industries

College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine

Scottish Lifesciences Association

Bristol-Myers Squibb

Novartis

Royal Pharmaceutical Society

Scottish Council for Development and Industry

Healthcare Public Affairs Ltd

Medtronic

Pfizer

Merck

BioAscent

Teva UK

University of Dundee

Get involved

Next meeting:
05 February 2019

Contact:

CHeadspeath@abpi.org.uk

Tel:

Contact

Kenneth Gibson MSP

Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh
EH99 1SP

0131 348 6536

 

Cross Party Groups and GDPR

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