£210m world-class life science campus set for the West Midlands

Birmingham is set to lead the delivery of medical innovation in the Midlands through the development of Birmingham Health Innovation Campus; attracting significant inward investment, creating high value jobs in the region, and accelerating the development and deployment of new drugs, diagnostics and healthcare technologies to patients. The Campus will be the only science park … Continue reading “£210m world-class life science campus set for the West Midlands”

£10.8m investment kick-starts life sciences development in Birmingham

Birmingham Health Innovation Campus (BHIC) has been announced as one of eight ‘shovel ready’ projects in the West Midlands which will benefit from a combined £66 million of Government funding. BHIC will sit at the heart of a critical cluster of health excellence led by Birmingham Health Partners – a strategic alliance between the University … Continue reading “£10.8m investment kick-starts life sciences development in Birmingham”

Rethinking the role of health and life sciences as a regional driver of post-COVID recovery

Dr John Williams, Managing Director of Birmingham Health Partners and Michael Lewis, Professor of Life Science Innovation, discuss the role of health and life sciences as a regional driver of post-COVID recovery.  Two years ago, Professors Richard Jones and James Wilsdon published the wide ranging Biomedical Bubble report that asked whether a policy and funding landscape … Continue reading “Rethinking the role of health and life sciences as a regional driver of post-COVID recovery”

Introducing Birmingham Health Innovation Campus

Our upcoming capital development, due to open in 2022, will harness world-leading academic and clinical strengths to accelerate life sciences research, taking innovative new healthcare treatments and technologies from early development to real-life application. The development – until now known as Birmingham Life Sciences Park – will provide cutting-edge innovation facilities, building on our nationally … Continue reading “Introducing Birmingham Health Innovation Campus”

MP calls for Chancellor to ‘get it done’ for Birmingham Life Sciences Park

Steve McCabe, MP for Birmingham Selly Oak is calling on the Chancellor to invest in Birmingham Life Sciences Park as part of the Life Sciences Investment Programme. The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, in his first budget announced that he will be providing the British Business Bank with £200 million for a new dedicated … Continue reading “MP calls for Chancellor to ‘get it done’ for Birmingham Life Sciences Park”