Scotland can be a Global Leader in the Lifesciences Sector

14 April 2016

Share
More

I attended the annual Scotsman Conference in Edinburgh a few weeks ago and not only was it extremely insightful, but it certainly emphasised that the life sciences sector is one of our key strengths within Scotland.  The contribution of life sciences to the Scottish Economy is currently £3.2billion per annum and this is expected to grow to £6 billion by 2020.  I am very excited to be part of it. The conference certainly outlined the strong presence of the life sciences sector in Scotland along with giving an insight into how Scotland can be a global leader within this area.

There were a number of interesting and thought provoking suggestions from a range of expert speakers who outlined how Scotland can become a genuine centre for the life sciences sector. I have detailed a few of these below:

Collaboration

The first speaker of the day was Deputy First Minister of Scotland, John Swinney, who recognises that innovation and research is strong in Scotland but could be stronger if there was more emphasis around collaboration, especially between academia and the industry.

Having researched this further I can see that Scotland has around 19 universities and higher education institutions, and our life sciences researchers are among the most productive in the world, as measured by a number of publications and citations. I truly feel that the quality of Scotland's research and development is a key reason why companies choose to locate in Scotland and if the government does put more emphasis on collaboration then the industry can only thrive and attract more international organisations. Which brings me onto one of the other speaker’s suggestions;

City Deals

Patrick Wiggins (Chief Executive Officer at i3, a leading partnership including Scottish Enterprise and North Ayrshire Council) talked about taking Scotland’s life sciences industry forward and doing this is by generating interest from overseas companies. He feels that this is achievable as North Ayrshire is already home to a number of globally recognised businesses including GSK and Sigma Aldrich. The area also offers a range of businesses including a skilled labour market, high quality specialist supply companies, a supportive planning approach with easy access to the central belt.

Global Investment

 We then had an extremely passionate and inspirational presentation from Hugh Griffith (CEO Nucana BioMed).  Pulling on his own experiences, Hugh gave an encouraging insight into attracting global investment to support the life sciences sector, stating that it can be achievable if you get - finance, commercial relevance, development strategy and most importantly a strong IP (key management team) in place. He said that people within any business is crucial and if you can get that right then the rest should take care of itself.

This led nicely into the 2nd part of the day where the speakers were focused on growing new and successful business in Scotland, the common theme throughout was PEOPLE. It couldn’t have been emphasised enough that people are the most important asset to any company, if any business gets this right they can only grow, therefore leading to the growth of the Life Sciences Sector in Scotland.  On reflection, I feel extremely excited that I can play a huge part in finding the right people for organisations within the Scottish market.  Entrust People are experts in sourcing the right talent for companies within the industry and I feel we can play a huge part in the growth of the Scottish Lifesciences sector.

There are exciting times ahead for a sector that I am very proud and passionate to be involved in. 

Comments

Thanks to Dr.Kumola for helping me get my wife back, My wife started acting very weird, every little thing she gets angry and one day she wanted to move out. She finally moved out and since then things have not been easy for me I can't lie, until I saw an advert of Dr.Kumola and how he helped people. I wrote to him on his email (Dr.Kumola_lovespell@outlook.com) and told him I did all the Spell caster told me, My wife came home 2 days later we talked about all that happened, she said she did not know what got over her. We are back together Thanks to Dr.Kumola his email (Dr.Kumola_lovespell@outlook.com), he is a great Spell caster.. Hoe ik mijn vrouw terug kreeg: .. Dank aan Dr. Kumola voor het helpen van mijn vrouw, mijn naam is Holden en ik ben al 8 jaar getrouwd. Mijn vrouw begon heel raar te doen, elk klein ding dat ze boos werd en op een dag stelde ik haar voor dat we voor counseling gingen, maar ze weigerde en vertelde me dat ze naar buiten wilde. Uiteindelijk is ze verhuisd en sindsdien is het voor mij niet gemakkelijk geweest. Ik kan niet liegen, ik was in de war, totdat ik een advertentie van dokter Kumola zag en hoe hij mensen hielp. Ik schreef hem op zijn e-mail (Dr.Kumola_lovespell@outlook.com) en vertelde hem wat ik heb meegemaakt. Hij vertelde me dat mijn vrouw een andere man in haar leven had en hij zou ervoor zorgen dat ik haar terugkrijg. Ik heb alles verteld wat de spreukgieter me vertelde, hij vertelde me dat mijn vrouw terug zou komen in minder dan 2 dagen na de betovering. Mijn vrouw kwam 2 dagen later thuis, we hadden het over alles wat er gebeurde, ze zei dat ze niet wist wat haar overkwam. Ik heb het haar vergeven en nu zijn we weer samen. Dank aan Dr. Kumola voor het terugbrengen van mijn vrouw. Neem contact op met zijn e-mail (Dr.Kumola_lovespell@outlook.com), hij is een groot spellersysteem en hij is ook betrouwbaar.
Posted on Sunday, March 25, 2018 19:44 by Holden
diet pills best weight loss products best weight loss products weight loss pill slimming pills
Posted on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 00:26 by Rocky
slimming tablets gnc diet pills that really work weight loss products gnc diet pills that really work weight loss drugs
Posted on Wednesday, February 07, 2018 17:45 by Luigi
diet pills that work weight loss tablets diet pills that really work best diet pills that work appetite suppressants that work
Posted on Friday, February 02, 2018 13:45 by Brandon
casino online usa casino games free casinos online best us casinos online
Posted on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 23:53 by Milagros
loans online payday loans online payday loans online no credit check payday loans online bad credit
Posted on Tuesday, January 02, 2018 08:11 by Lavada
griseofulvin isoelectric point gekdebgdfagdfedd
Posted on Friday, November 10, 2017 13:28 by Smithd719
I do trust all of the ideas you've presented in your post. They're very convincing and can certainly work. Nonetheless, the posts are very short for beginners. May just you please lengthen them a bit from next time? Thanks for the post. dbecgfefaefbdffe
Posted on Thursday, November 09, 2017 10:00 by Smithd893
ESO-Power-leveling.com offers you most considerate The Elder Scrolls Online Power leveling service. It's our pleasure to help you with the long-last progress leveling up progress. 1.We keep your account safe. we have implemented multidata encryption, hardware certification, and professional logging software to protect the security of your account password. 2.The gold or items acquired in the course of power leveling, except for using to upgrade your character, most of them will be preserved in your own character. 3.you will receive a detailed report on power leveling progress from us. 4.We give you professional service and your orders will be finished by hand http://www.eso-power-leveling.com/ eso power leveling http://www.eso-power-leveling.com/eso-power-leveling.html http://www.eso-power-leveling.com/the-elder-scrolls-powerleveling.html http://www.eso-power-leveling.com/eso-champion-points-powerleveling.html http://www.eso-power-leveling.com/eso-gold.html http://www.eso-power-leveling.com/eso-power-leveling-ps4.html http://www.eso-power-leveling.com/eso-power-leveling-xbox-one.html
Posted on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 03:51 by eso-power-leveling.com
Cheapowerleveling.com is the official website to offer game gold and power leveling. ESO Power Leveling, FFXIV Gil, FFXIV Power Leveling, GW2 Powerleveling, AION Power leveling, WoW Power Leveling on hot sale now! Cheap price, fast delivery, professional 24/7 non-stop customer care can help you for your buying. http://www.cheapowerleveling.com http://www.cheapowerleveling.com/eso-power-leveling.html http://www.cheapowerleveling.com/wow-power-leveling.html http://www.cheapowerleveling.com/ffxiv-power-leveling.html http://www.cheapowerleveling.com/aion-power-leveling.html http://www.cheapowerleveling.com/gw2-power-leveling.html
Posted on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 15:00 by cheapowerleveling
شركة نقل اثاث بالدمام التفاؤل شركة نقل اثاث بالخبر كما انها افضل شركة نقل اثاث بالجبيل نقل عفش واثاث بالجبيل والخبر والقطيف والدمام http://www.tfa2ol.com/naklasas.html شركة نقل اثاث بالدمام http://www.tfa2ol.com/naklafsh.html شركة نقل اثاث بالجبيل http://www.tfa2ol.com/ نقل عفش بالقطيف
Posted on Monday, April 17, 2017 21:25 by شركة نقل اثاث بالدمام
I was just looking at your -- website and see that your website has the potential to become very popular. I just want to tell you, In case you don't already know... There is a website service which already has more than 16 million users, and most of the users are interested in websites like yours. By getting your site on this network you have a chance to get your site more popular than you can imagine. It is free to sign up and you can read more about it here: http://dmrgnza.de/4 - Now, let me ask you... Do you need your website to be successful to maintain your way of life? Do you need targeted visitors who are interested in the services and products you offer? Are looking for exposure, to increase sales, and to quickly develop awareness for your site? If your answer is YES, you can achieve these things only if you get your website on the network I am describing. This traffic service advertises you to thousands, while also giving you a chance to test the service before paying anything. All the popular websites are using this network to boost their readership and ad revenue! Why aren’t you? And what is better than traffic? It’s recurring traffic! That's how running a successful site works... Here's to your success! Find out more here: http://link.virtualrick.com/8u
Posted on Sunday, March 19, 2017 08:18 by Vickie Figueroa
Hello!
Posted on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 00:28 by Pharmd352
Hello! online pharmacy cialis http://www.cia9online.com/#4.html
Posted on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 00:28 by Pharmd621
Hello! [url=http://www.cia9online.com/#2.html]online pharmacy cialis[/url]
Posted on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 00:28 by Pharmc23
Hello!
Posted on Sunday, January 15, 2017 18:19 by Pharmd156
Hello! cialis online pharmacy http://www.cia9online.com/#4.html
Posted on Sunday, January 15, 2017 18:19 by Pharmf26
Hello! [url=http://www.cia9online.com/#2.html]cialis online pharmacy[/url]
Posted on Sunday, January 15, 2017 18:19 by Pharmb250
Hello!
Posted on Saturday, January 14, 2017 12:17 by Pharmc841
Hello! cialis online pharmacy http://www.cia9online.com/#4.html
Posted on Saturday, January 14, 2017 12:17 by Pharmc117
Hello! [url=http://www.cia9online.com/#2.html]cialis online pharmacy[/url]
Posted on Saturday, January 14, 2017 12:17 by Pharmk626
Hello!
Posted on Friday, January 13, 2017 06:03 by Pharme273
Hello! cialis online pharmacy http://www.cia9online.com/#4.html
Posted on Friday, January 13, 2017 06:03 by Pharmg194
Hello! [url=http://www.cia9online.com/#2.html]cialis online pharmacy[/url]
Posted on Friday, January 13, 2017 06:03 by Pharmf536
Hello!
Posted on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 23:52 by Pharme744
Hello! cialis online pharmacy http://www.cia9online.com/#4.html
Posted on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 23:52 by Pharmb494
Hello! [url=http://www.cia9online.com/#2.html]cialis online pharmacy[/url]
Posted on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 23:52 by Pharmd49
Hello!
Posted on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 17:28 by Pharmd551
Hello! online pharmacy cialis http://www.cia9online.com/#4.html
Posted on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 17:28 by Pharmb617
Hello! [url=http://www.cia9online.com/#2.html]online pharmacy cialis[/url]
Posted on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 17:28 by Pharmf140
Hello!
Posted on Monday, January 09, 2017 11:22 by Pharmb536
Hello! online pharmacy cialis http://www.cia9online.com/#4.html
Posted on Monday, January 09, 2017 11:22 by Pharmb444
Hello! [url=http://www.cia9online.com/#2.html]online pharmacy cialis[/url]
Posted on Monday, January 09, 2017 11:22 by Pharmc367
Hi, Neat post. There's a problem with your website in internet explorer, would test this IE still is the market leader and a good portion of people will miss your great writing due to this problem. cfkgfdbdbebd
Posted on Sunday, January 08, 2017 19:58 by Johne601
What are a portion of the reasons that you may need your own duplicate of your credit report. http://www.checkmycreditratings.co.uk/ http://www.freeannualcreditsreport.co.uk/
Posted on Friday, October 07, 2016 05:40 by devidjack123
Hello!
Posted on Sunday, October 02, 2016 08:48 by Pharmf426
Hello! cialis online pharmacy http://www.cia9online.com/#4.html
Posted on Sunday, October 02, 2016 08:48 by Pharmd230
Hello! [url=http://www.cia9online.com/#2.html]cialis online pharmacy[/url]
Posted on Sunday, October 02, 2016 08:48 by Pharmd267
Hello!
Posted on Saturday, October 01, 2016 00:52 by Pharme875
Hello! cialis online pharmacy http://www.cia9online.com/#4.html
Posted on Saturday, October 01, 2016 00:52 by Pharmd413
Hello! [url=http://www.cia9online.com/#2.html]cialis online pharmacy[/url]
Posted on Saturday, October 01, 2016 00:52 by Pharmf670
Hello!
Posted on Thursday, September 29, 2016 18:44 by Pharmc663
Hello! online pharmacy cialis http://www.cia9online.com/#4.html
Posted on Thursday, September 29, 2016 18:44 by Pharme463
Hello! [url=http://www.cia9online.com/#2.html]online pharmacy cialis[/url]
Posted on Thursday, September 29, 2016 18:43 by Pharmf973
Hello!
Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 12:31 by Pharme760
Hello! cialis online pharmacy http://www.cia9online.com/#4.html
Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 12:31 by Pharme259
Hello! [url=http://www.cia9online.com/#2.html]cialis online pharmacy[/url]
Posted on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 12:31 by Pharma341
Hello!
Posted on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 06:16 by Pharma98
Hello! online pharmacy cialis http://www.cia9online.com/#4.html
Posted on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 06:16 by Pharmc364
Hello! [url=http://www.cia9online.com/#2.html]online pharmacy cialis[/url]
Posted on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 06:16 by Pharmd595
Hello!
Posted on Sunday, September 25, 2016 23:37 by Pharmk86
Hello! online pharmacy cialis http://www.cia9online.com/#4.html
Posted on Sunday, September 25, 2016 23:37 by Pharmc904
Hello! [url=http://www.cia9online.com/#2.html]online pharmacy cialis[/url]
Posted on Sunday, September 25, 2016 23:37 by Pharmf387
Hello!
Posted on Saturday, September 24, 2016 17:26 by Pharma546
Hello! cialis online pharmacy http://www.cia9online.com/#4.html
Posted on Saturday, September 24, 2016 17:26 by Pharmb688
Hello! [url=http://www.cia9online.com/#2.html]cialis online pharmacy[/url]
Posted on Saturday, September 24, 2016 17:26 by Pharmd548
I am no longer sure the place you're getting your info, but great topic. I needs to spend a while studying much more or understanding more. Thanks for wonderful info I was on the lookout for this info for my mission. bcddbekaaack
Posted on Saturday, September 24, 2016 03:49 by Johnd259
Very nice site!
Posted on Wednesday, September 07, 2016 01:14 by Pharma536
Very nice site! cheap goods http://oixypea2.com/qxqtovq/4.html
Posted on Wednesday, September 07, 2016 01:14 by Pharma41
Very nice site! [url=http://oixypea2.com/qxqtovq/2.html]cheap goods[/url]
Posted on Wednesday, September 07, 2016 01:14 by Pharmf579
Very nice site!
Posted on Monday, September 05, 2016 18:59 by Pharmc473
Very nice site! cheap goods http://oieapxy2.com/tyvkrt/4.html
Posted on Monday, September 05, 2016 18:59 by Pharmk702
Very nice site! [url=http://oieapxy2.com/tyvkrt/2.html]cheap goods[/url]
Posted on Monday, September 05, 2016 18:59 by Pharmd973
Very nice site!
Posted on Sunday, September 04, 2016 13:10 by Pharme221
Very nice site! cheap goods http://yieapxo2.com/qoqtoa/4.html
Posted on Sunday, September 04, 2016 13:10 by Pharmc825
Very nice site! [url=http://yieapxo2.com/qoqtoa/2.html]cheap goods[/url]
Posted on Sunday, September 04, 2016 13:10 by Pharma1
Very nice site!
Posted on Saturday, September 03, 2016 06:49 by Pharma529
Very nice site! cheap goods http://aieypxo2.com/tosyxs/4.html
Posted on Saturday, September 03, 2016 06:49 by Pharmg815
Very nice site! [url=http://aieypxo2.com/tosyxs/2.html]cheap goods[/url]
Posted on Saturday, September 03, 2016 06:46 by Pharmg991
Very nice site!
Posted on Friday, September 02, 2016 00:38 by Pharme25
Very nice site! cheap goods http://apeoixy2.com/tqtoav/4.html
Posted on Friday, September 02, 2016 00:38 by Pharmc16
Very nice site! [url=http://apeoixy2.com/tqtoav/2.html]cheap goods[/url]
Posted on Friday, September 02, 2016 00:38 by Pharmd177
Very nice site!
Posted on Wednesday, August 31, 2016 17:42 by Pharmk570
Very nice site! cheap goods http://apxoiey2.com/aosyxx/4.html
Posted on Wednesday, August 31, 2016 17:42 by Pharmb320
Very nice site! [url=http://apxoiey2.com/aosyxx/2.html]cheap goods[/url]
Posted on Wednesday, August 31, 2016 17:41 by Pharmc957
Very nice site!
Posted on Tuesday, August 30, 2016 11:22 by Pharme336
Very nice site! cheap goods http://ypxoiea2.com/qyvkrq/4.html
Posted on Tuesday, August 30, 2016 11:22 by Pharmd553
Very nice site! [url=http://ypxoiea2.com/qyvkrq/2.html]cheap goods[/url]
Posted on Tuesday, August 30, 2016 11:21 by Pharmf623
Very interesting topic, appreciate it for putting up. aeedkabdddkd
Posted on Monday, August 29, 2016 17:30 by Johnd304
http://www.paydayloansuklondon.co.uk/ http://www.paydayloansuklondon.co.uk/payday-loans-derby.html http://www.paydayloansuklondon.co.uk/payday-loans-leeds.html
Posted on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 11:21 by John Henry
free credit report @ http://www.onlinefreecreditreports.co.uk/ free credit score @ http://www.superfaxcreditchecker.co.uk/
Posted on Wednesday, August 03, 2016 06:17 by Super Fax
Thanks for more information about: http://3th.co.in/packers-and-movers-delhi/ http://3th.co.in/packers-and-movers-noida/ http://3th.co.in/packers-and-movers-ghaziabad/ http://3th.co.in/packers-and-movers-faridabad/ http://3th.co.in/packers-and-movers-guwahati/
Posted on Monday, June 20, 2016 06:46 by Top 3 Packers and Movers Delhi
Very nice site!
Posted on Wednesday, June 08, 2016 17:49 by Pharmb691
Very nice site! cheap goods http://ypxaieo2.com/ooovvy/4.html
Posted on Wednesday, June 08, 2016 17:49 by Pharmd259
Very nice site! [url=http://ypxaieo2.com/ooovvy/2.html]cheap goods[/url]
Posted on Wednesday, June 08, 2016 17:49 by Pharmf69
Very nice site!
Posted on Tuesday, June 07, 2016 11:51 by Pharme622
Very nice site! cheap goods http://oieapxy2.com/tyatxt/4.html
Posted on Tuesday, June 07, 2016 11:51 by Pharme214
Very nice site! [url=http://oieapxy2.com/tyatxt/2.html]cheap goods[/url]
Posted on Tuesday, June 07, 2016 11:51 by Pharmf79
Very nice site!
Posted on Monday, June 06, 2016 05:35 by Pharmk540
Very nice site! cheap goods http://yieapxo2.com/qoqsv/4.html
Posted on Monday, June 06, 2016 05:35 by Pharme349
Very nice site! [url=http://yieapxo2.com/qoqsv/2.html]cheap goods[/url]
Posted on Monday, June 06, 2016 05:35 by Pharmk472
Very nice site!
Posted on Saturday, June 04, 2016 23:35 by Pharmc375
Very nice site! cheap goods http://aixypeo2.com/ayatxa/4.html
Posted on Saturday, June 04, 2016 23:35 by Pharme46
Very nice site! [url=http://aixypeo2.com/ayatxa/2.html]cheap goods[/url]
Posted on Saturday, June 04, 2016 23:35 by Pharmk868
Very nice site!
Posted on Friday, June 03, 2016 17:27 by Pharmg558
Very nice site! cheap goods http://apeoixy2.com/tqsvv/4.html
Posted on Friday, June 03, 2016 17:27 by Pharmg74
Very nice site! [url=http://apeoixy2.com/tqsvv/2.html]cheap goods[/url]
Posted on Friday, June 03, 2016 17:27 by Pharme661
Very nice site!
Posted on Thursday, June 02, 2016 11:26 by Pharme752
Very nice site! cheap goods http://apxoiey2.com/aovax/4.html
Posted on Thursday, June 02, 2016 11:26 by Pharme430
Very nice site! [url=http://apxoiey2.com/aovax/2.html]cheap goods[/url]
Posted on Thursday, June 02, 2016 11:26 by Pharme652
Very nice site!
Posted on Wednesday, June 01, 2016 05:25 by Pharmd200
Very nice site! cheap goods http://ypxoiea2.com/qyatxq/4.html
Posted on Wednesday, June 01, 2016 05:25 by Pharmd450
Very nice site! [url=http://ypxoiea2.com/qyatxq/2.html]cheap goods[/url]
Posted on Wednesday, June 01, 2016 05:25 by Pharmd59
Someone essentially help to make significantly posts I might state. This is the first time I frequented your web page and so far? I surprised with the research you made to create this actual submit amazing. Magnificent activity! kcecedgdddab
Posted on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 14:59 by Johne388
Please teach the rest of these internet hogaoilns how to write and research! http://ihwaznjqs.com [url=http://gilwsvzh.com]gilwsvzh[/url] [link=http://airunmleet.com]airunmleet[/link]
Posted on Saturday, May 21, 2016 07:59 by Jermajesty
Ceux qui classent le MPF et De Villiers à l&qtmuo;exsrêre droite est parfaitement RIDICULE. Personnellement, j’ai déjà voté pour ce parti et je n’ai jamais voté pour le FN ou Le Pen. Je suis électeur de droite parlementaire mais attaché à la maîtrise de sa destinée par notre pays et au respect du suffrage universel. Or, force est de constater que l’UMP (ex RPR et ex UDF), ne font rien dans ce sens. Le seul moyen de prendre la relève du véritable gaullisme est de se rapprocher de DLR (NDA). http://svnugytp.com [url=http://tnieqa.com]tnieqa[/url] [link=http://wvzoeh.com]wvzoeh[/link]
Posted on Thursday, May 19, 2016 02:02 by Voncile
holla amigos!buen trabajo su website!Hoy en día es de vital importancia, mantener el pueblo personas actualizadas sobre todos los temas, incluyendo su tra!Bjobauena escritura, hasta!!:)lo siento por horrible espanol!
Posted on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 10:29 by Digger

Post Comment

*
*
*