Delivering future health solutions.
Health & Life Sciences
Major European Biomanufacturing cluster
Highest number of specialist hospitals outside of London
Home to the world renowned Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
The highest concentration of Category Level 3 laboratories in the UK
There is no better validation of Liverpool’s medical credentials than the global players that choose to locate and reinvest here. From stem cell and gene therapy treatments and nutraceuticals research and development, to large scale manufacturing and the production of pharmaceuticals, vaccines and biologics.
Liverpool is home to companies delivering world-class solutions in life sciences from research and trials to medical manufacturing. Significant new investments in modern production facilities at these companies have created a vibrant, efficient and cost-competitive environment to produce new drugs and vaccines.
The emergence of sensor technologies, big data and robotics is changing the possibilities and processes in the life sciences sector. Liverpool is leading the way with its LCR 4.0 programme, creating a new infrastructure that connects physical and digital assets to make the industrial internet a reality.
Latest Health & Life Sciences news
Liverpool’s Pandemic Institute awards almost £500k for monkeypox research
Almost half a million pounds has been awarded to Liverpool’s leading health and life science researchers to help treat and stop the spread of the growing global threat of monkeypox.
£4.1m accelerator will support Mersey tech SMEs
A £4.1m tech accelerator will aim to support growth and job creation at up to 60 businesses during the next five years.
Leading Fintech provider Cashplus Bank signs Sciontec deal at The Spine
Fast growing digital bank, Cashplus, to expand operations in Liverpool, as part of Sciontec AI’s largest deal to date.
FREE REAL ESTATE LIVE WEBINAR: UK Cities: What do UK Cities need to create and grow a life sciences hub?
Life Sciences are becoming a key ingredient in city centre plans – but which will succeed? What are the components needed within a city to attract life sciences businesses and their employees? Which cities have established a tangible, credible strength in the sector and how has this been achieved? What are the biggest challenges in establishing new hubs and what opportunities can this growing sector bring?
Port Sunlight bids for World Heritage status
Seeking greater international recognition of the historic village, Port Sunlight Village Trust is teaming up with Wirral Council, National Museums Liverpool and Unilever to apply for the Unesco award.
Extra £3.2 million to support city region start-ups
LCR ventures was launched in 2020 to support Liverpool city region start-up businesses – now it has a new name and an extra £3.2m.
Peel Ports supports local business as it hits million litre green fuel milestone at the Port of Liverpool
Liverpool City Region’s independent fuel business County Oil Group has helped Port of Liverpool operator Peel Ports reach a key milestone in the use of ‘green’ fuel.