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BIVDA recruiting a new Regulatory Affairs Manager – apply here!

BIVDA are recruiting a new Regulatory Affairs manager; offering a salary of £65,000 +. This Regulatory Affairs role is to help deliver the strategic objectives of BIVDA and BIVDA members by providing regulatory support activities and insights across the wider regulatory environment in the UK and internationally. Read the full job specification, including how to apply, here. Closing date for…
Ben Kemp
June 19, 2024
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FREE Precision Oncology Diagnostics Forum in London – 8 July

BIVDA member BICI London are hosting a free Precision Oncology Diagnostics Forum at Swedenborg Hall in London on 8 July from 12:30 - 19:30. The forum will feature leading scientists from the UK delivering keynote presentations on multi-omics and pathological imaging technology. Following these presentations, there will be a panel discussion addressing current challenges and future trends in cancer diagnosis.…
Ben Kemp
June 19, 2024
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Media Monitoring: 13 – 19 June

  Call to change ‘outdated’ prostate cancer guidance  Prostate Cancer UK urges an update to outdated guidance that limits proactive testing for high-risk men. Current guidelines require men to request tests, which many don't know to do, increasing health risks and inequalities. Revised guidelines could reduce deaths and NHS costs by enabling early detection and treatment​.   Integrated care systems…
Ben Kemp
June 18, 2024
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NHS set to be worse off than in austerity years – The Nuffield Trust

The Nuffield Trust has examined the health pledges in the manifestos of all three major parties with startling results. The think tank has indicated that the proposed NHS budgets under the Conservative and Labour party manifestos for the upcoming general election would result in lower spending than during the 2010-2015 austerity period up until 2029. The Nuffield Trust's analysis shows…
Ben Kemp
June 18, 2024
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BIVDA Springboard Event – “Finance, Funding and Investing”

Members of our BIVDA Springboard Programme assembled last week for the "Finance, Funding and Investing" Masterclass delivered in collaboration with Barclays Eagle Labs. We met in the Eagle Labs co-working space in Chiswick, which provided a lovely shared space for our day together. Jen Estherby and the Barclays Eagle Labs team shared details on the Demo Directory which is a…
Ben Kemp
June 18, 2024
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Innovate UK Global Business Innovation Programme in Sweden – AMR

Innovate UK invites up to 15 companies with expertise in antimicrobial resistance to participate in a Global Business Innovation Programme with a market visit to Sweden. Innovate UK’s Global Business Innovation Programme aims to help UK businesses to grow and scale on a global stage through building R&D and innovation collaborations and partnerships. This GBIP consists of a 'get ready…
Ben Kemp
June 18, 2024
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Your FREE monthly Life Science Access Academy webinars

BIVDA members can access two free webinars monthly, courtesy of our partnership with the Life Science Access Academy. Please email ben.kemp@bivda.org.uk to receive the links. This month's webinars are: Reducing Healthcare Inequalities: How can Life Sciences play their part? Key Learning Objectives: Gain insight into the current landscape of healthcare inequalities Explore the root causes and contributing factors that lead…
Ben Kemp
June 18, 2024
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BIVDA members recognised by Longitude Prize on AMR

We were delighted to see BIVDA members recognised at the awarding of the Longitude Prize for AMR last week, with Sysmex prevailing as winners while Llusern Scientific were runners-up. The Prize was initiated ten years ago to encourage the development of a new diagnostic test capable of identifying bacterial infections within minutes and determining the appropriate antibiotic to prescribe, aiming…
Ben Kemp
June 17, 2024