Purpose of the group
- Act as a channel for communications and information between the Scottish Parliament and people within organisations working in the life sciences sector in Scotland, including industry, academia, research and manufacturing.
- To identify and discuss policy areas of particular relevance to the Scottish life sciences sector and to support the delivery of the Scottish Life Sciences Strategy as set out by the Life Sciences Scottish Industry Leadership Group.
- Work with Scottish parliamentarians to ensure that the skill-set required to deliver the Scottish Life Sciences Strategy is acknowledged and met including positively addressing the challenge of women into science.
- To enable the Life Sciences sector from across Scotland to showcase their world class work to the Scottish Parliament.
Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry - secretary
European Lead Factory
Stratified Medicines Scotland
Skills Development Scotland
British Lung Foundation
Roslin Innovation Centre and Roslin BioCentre
Cancer Research UK
VQC Analytics Ltd
University of Edinburgh
University of Strathclyde
NHS National Services Scotland
Association of British HealthTech Industries
College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Scottish Lifesciences Association
Royal Pharmaceutical Society
Scottish Council for Development and Industry
Healthcare Public Affairs Ltd
University of Dundee
MS Society Scotland
Community Pharmacy Scotland
Heriot Watt University.
Cross Party Groups and GDPR
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