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Northern Powerhouse life sciences contributing £10 billion to UK economy, says minister

April 26, 2016
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Minister for Life Sciences, George Freeman MP, has revealed that life sciences businesses within the Northern Powerhouse are contributing over …


GlaxoSmithKline opens new £56 million facility in Hertfordshire

April 19, 2016
Manufacturing and Production Andrew Witty, GSK, GlaxoSmithKline, Sir Andrew Witty, ellipta, facility, george freeman, inhalers, manufacturing, new, respiratory, ware

GlaxoSmithKline has opened a new £56 million manufacturing facility in Hertfordshire, South-East England. The facility in Ware will create 150 …


Ministers reject bid to revive Off Patent Drugs Bill

February 1, 2016
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Ministers have rejected amendments to a proposed Parliamentary Bill that sought to reintroduce elements of the Off Patent Drugs Bill, …

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Medimmune and Cancer Research UK launch new drug discovery lab

September 11, 2015
Research and Development AstraZeneca, Cambridge, Cancer, Cancer Research UK, MedImmune, R&D, george freeman

MedImmune and the UK’s biggest cancer charity have opened a new laboratory for joint cancer research.Research at the laboratory, which …

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Health ministers vow NHS tech revolution

September 3, 2015
Medical Communications Jeremy Hunt, NHS, data protection, digital technology, george freeman

UK health ministers have challenged the NHS to fully utilise technology, to empower patients to manage their own healthcare needs.Their …


Parliamentary launch for UK life sciences group

July 21, 2015
Manufacturing and Production, Research and Development All Party Parliamentary Group on Life Sciences, Kit Malthouse, george freeman, government, lobbying, parliament

A Parliamentary body has been created to highlight the contribution the life sciences sector makes to the economy, and boost …

Life sciences minister George Freeman

Government launches Accelerated Access Review call to action

July 14, 2015
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The Government is urging pharma companies to participate in the Accelerated Access Review, and will launch a website for firms …

£3 million government boost for stem cells

March 26, 2015
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing NHS Blood and Transplant, Stem cells, UK, george freeman, government

The UK government will invest £3 million to further improve the provision of stem cells in the UK which will …

New details of Innovative Medicines review disclosed

March 11, 2015
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The government has announced details of a sweeping review into how medicines are accessed in the UK. The Innovative Medicines …

George Freeman – a US blog

January 27, 2015
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It is a privilege to have been appointed as the first ever minister for life sciences.I’m determined to ensure that …

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ABPI: NHS must change to allow stratified drugs

November 21, 2014
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The development of stratified medicines – especially in therapy areas outside of oncology – will have a significant effect on …

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Science will ‘lose out’ if Scotland chooses independence

August 18, 2014
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The new minister for UK life sciences George Freeman has warned that independence from England “would damage Scotland’s edge in …

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