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Health & Life Sciences

Liverpool’s global leadership in health and life sciences is driving innovation in specialist areas such as: Infection; Precision Medicine; Children’s Health; Veterinary Science; Independent Living; and Big Data, Sensors and Internet of Things. With hundreds of medical companies based here, we are part of the Liverpool-Manchester life sciences corridor, which is considered to be one of the UK’s top three clusters of biomedical activity.

At the heart of our life sciences cluster is the Liverpool Knowledge Quarter, which is home to the University of Liverpool, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and the Royal Liverpool University Hospital. It is fast becoming one of the world’s leading innovation districts and upon completion of its new hospitals, will be one of the largest academic and clinical campuses in the UK.

  • #1 Biomanufacturing cluster in Europe
  • 1st Life Sciences University Technical College in UK
  • #1 Research institution in the world for Tropical Medicine
  • One of largest concentrations of Cat 3 laboratories in the UK
One of UK’s Top 3 Biomedical Clusters

There is no better validation of Liverpool City Region’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 City region is home to companies delivering world-class solutions in life sciences from research and trials to medical manufacturing, including AstraZeneca; Allergan; Baxter Healthcare, Bristol Myers Squibb; Lilly; Nestlé Health Science; Seqirus and Unilever. 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.

  • One of the UK's top three biomedical centres
  • World class research centres of excellence and facilities
  • Life sciences worth in excess of £1.7 billion per annum

The emergence of sensor technologies, big data and robotics is changing the possibilities and processes in the life sciences sector. Liverpool City Region 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. The Hartree Centre at Sci-Tech Daresbury is shaping the future of digital UK pharmaceutical design, development and manufacturing through big data analytics expertise.

  • Home to Sci-tech Daresbury science & innovation campus
  • A UK centre for high-performance computing & big data
  • The region's Hartree Centre is transforming UK industry

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