Why Cambridge will be key to new Government life sciences strategy

“Cambridge business big guns have given a largely warm reception to the launch of the Government's new life sciences strategy which aims to make Britain a world leader in the sector. [...]

The Cambridge cluster is recognised as the hub of the UK life sciences industry, with many important breakthroughs made by city firms.

“Dr Misha Kapushesky, CEO of Cambridge-based bioinformatics company Genestack said: “Creation of innovation centres for the manufacture of vaccines and advanced therapies is to be welcomed but in a knowledge-based economy you can't have a pure manufacturing investment. Skills in managing, analysing and interpreting data are also vital to realise the benefit of this investment.„

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