Browsing All posts tagged under »Office for Life Sciences«

David Willetts gives an update on the UK LIfe Sciences Strategy

August 29, 2012 by


The Office for LIfe Sciences give an update on how they are implementing the Strategy for UK Life Sciences

What progress has been made on implementing the LIfe Sciences Strategy?

June 19, 2012 by


David Willetts has given an update on the Life Sciences Strategy in reponse to a question by Chi Onwurah.

Office for Life Sciences supporting implementation of life sciences strategy

May 2, 2012 by


Interesting parliamentary question about the Office for Life Sciences' workplan

What are the Office for Life Sciences’ plans?

March 13, 2012 by


Interesting information on the Office for Life Sciences (OLS) came up today, in answers to parliamentary questions from Chi Onwurah, the shadow science minister.

Interesting announcements for health research in George Osborne’s statement today

November 29, 2011 by


George Osborne made his autumn statement today. This included an extra £200 million investment in science, some new measures to support small and medium sized enterprises and an update of the plan for growth – both reporting on what the government have achieved so far and setting out some new objectives. He also confirmed that […]

Government gets new life sciences adviser

July 26, 2011 by


Last week, George Freeman MP became a the new Life Sciences Adviser. He will advise David Willetts, who is Minister for Universities and Science, on the economic impact of life sciences in the UK. George Freeman has a background in biomedical research so he’s a bit of a pro on the life sciences sector. He’s […]

Who’s leading on which bits of the growth plan?

May 3, 2011 by


Chi Onwurah asked a few interesting questions about the health research actions the government set out in their plan for growth – particularly clarifying who is leading on what. They got answered just before the bank holiday. Background Alongside the budget on 23 March, the government published a plan for growth, outlining actions they are […]