Private Equity investment in Pharma – why is the UK bucking the global trend?

In recent years we’ve become used to claims that the impasse of Brexit is drying up investment in UK life sciences. The argument also goes that global investment by pharmaceuticals in R&D – predicted to grow to $181 billion by 2022 – will instead flow to other countries. There is evidence that can support this theory but if you scrape below the surface and look at investment by private equity into life sciences the picture looks quite different. The figures actually suggest that...

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Joe Cormack 25th Sep, 2019 Insight
Brexit , Healthcare , Investment , pharma
5 min read

Artificial Intelligence: UK ‘pharmatech’ industry growth

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been a mainstay in the public’s vocabulary for several years now. Tech revolutionaries have painted a futuristic and transformed world, if not a dystopian one; but only recently have we started to understand what this means for the ordinary citizen, such how it is transforming consumer healthcare. The ever-faster power of computer processors, the ability to house and...

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Ian Perrin 4th Dec, 2018 Insight
pharma
4 min read