Milestone moment for the region’s life science sector as construction on No. 1 Birmingham Health Innovation Campus gets underway

Construction of No.1 Birmingham Health Innovation Campus (BHIC) in Selly Oak is underway, marking a major milestone for the region’s rapidly growing life sciences sector. The development of No.1 BHIC forms the first phase of a ten year masterplan for the Campus being developed by Bruntwood SciTech in partnership with BHP founding member the University … Continue reading “Milestone moment for the region’s life science sector as construction on No. 1 Birmingham Health Innovation Campus gets underway”

High-profile appointee to lead Birmingham’s Precision Health Technologies Accelerator

The University of Birmingham has announced the appointment of an experienced academic and industrial pharmaceutical professional to the position of Managing Director of its new Precision Health Technologies Accelerator (PHTA). Professor Luigi ‘Gino’ Martini joins PHTA Ltd – a wholly-owned subsidiary of the University that will operate the new facility – from the Royal Pharmaceutical … Continue reading “High-profile appointee to lead Birmingham’s Precision Health Technologies Accelerator”

Bayer to invest in childhood cancer trial at the University of Birmingham

Significant funding from Bayer, a global enterprise with core competencies in the life science fields of healthcare and nutrition, is enabling the University of Birmingham’s Cancer Research UK Clinical Trials Unit (CRCTU) to deliver a new study arm of an international clinical trial which aims to identify more effective treatments for a rare type of … Continue reading “Bayer to invest in childhood cancer trial at the University of Birmingham”

Birmingham Health Innovation Campus takes another step forward after planning permission granted

Work is set to begin on the first phase of Birmingham Health Innovation Campus this Summer after planning permission was granted by Birmingham City Council. The first phase will see the development of No.1 Birmingham Health Innovation Campus which will offer 133,000 sq ft of lab and office space purposely designed for health innovation and … Continue reading “Birmingham Health Innovation Campus takes another step forward after planning permission granted”

Plans submitted for new Birmingham Health Innovation Campus

Ambitious plans for Birmingham Health Innovation Campus (BHIC) took another step forward this week, as a hybrid planning application was submitted to Birmingham City Council. The plans for BHIC will help create up to 3,000 jobs at the Campus, as part of 10,000 jobs in the wider region boosting the local economy by around £400m … Continue reading “Plans submitted for new Birmingham Health Innovation Campus”