BioKinetic welcomes any opportunity to shout about the mertis of conducting clinical trials at our unit. This article from Lorraine Shah outlines some interesting facts regarding UK Life Sciences:
UK-originated medicines account for 16% of the sales of the world’s top 100 drugs, second only to the US.
The UK has created five of the world’s top 20 best-selling medicines and has discovered as many leading medicines as the rest of Europe combined.
The UK produces the highest number of life sciences graduates annually in Western Europe.
The UK has the largest biopharmaceutical pipeline in the EU, with 31 per cent of biopharmaceuticals in development originating here.
The UK life sciences industry spends almost £5bn on R&D annually.he UK attracts almost 10 per cent of the worlds pharmaceutical R&D funding.
Two of the top five global pharmaceutical companies have their headquarters in the UK.
35% of European biopharmaceutical trials take place in the UK.
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