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Health & Life Sciences

Providing critical support to a vital sector.

Liverpool City Region is renowned for its commitment and successes in the fields of health and the life sciences. Via it’s famous Knowledge Quarter, it has become a global innovator in research fields as diverse as Precision Medicine; Infection Control; Children’s Health; Veterinary Science; Big Data; Sensors and the Internet of Things – to name just a few.

Echoing this commitment to keep the region at the forefront of the global Health and Sciences industry we provide businesses like yours with the opportunity to:

  • Get involved with initiatives designed to shape and strengthen the sector (predominantly focused on areas including pharmaceutical manufacturing and medtech / digital)
  • Give you access to business support programmes to boost the growth and skills of your business
  • Access support if you’re a business in the health and life sciences sector looking to move to Liverpool City Region
  • Access collaborative networks, whilst supporting you to fund promote and run activities

Business Support and Funding

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eHEalth Cluster

Providing practical support to both technology and care organisations through collaborative Cluster working

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Innovate UK Edge 

Empower innovation-driven businesses to grow at pace and achieve their industry- and society-transforming ambitions

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Productivity & Innovation Centre (PIC)

Delivers impact through an intensive fully funded programme that helps SMEs with the vision and potential for growth

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Inspiring Sector Initiatives

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HealthTec Cluster

A community dedicated to increasing intra & cross sector connectivity, to support health technology solutions.

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Sector Support Organisations

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Health Innovation North West Coast

Deliver programmes, support and innovations for adoption and spread in our region.

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Liverpool Health Partners

A network of 12 world-leading organisations who are working together to develop groundbreaking research.

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LYVA Labs is driving growth and innovation across Liverpool City Region.

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Latest Sector Events

Jul 24

LCR Finance Hub – Meet the Advisor

Oct 02

AIMday Civic AI and HealthTech


Key Health & Life Sciences Hubs

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Sci-Tech Daresbury

An internationally recognised centre for world class science, innovation and enterprise

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Knowledge Quarter Liverpool

A world leading district encouraging and enabling innovation, creative problem solving and collaboration

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The Heath

The Heath Business and Technical Park is widely regarded as one of the country’s leading business and science parks.

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Liverpool City Region Health & Life Sciences Cluster Board

Made up of leading figures from the sectors, the Health & Life Sciences Cluster Board’s remit is to influence policy, stimulate economic growth, productivity and competitiveness whilst supporting the city region in its ambitions for inclusive growth and sustainability.

The board reports into the Combined Authority’s Business and Enterprise Board.

  • Alison Pountney, University of Liverpool
  • Andrew Sisson, AstraZeneca
  • Anna Owens, Associates of Cape Cod International
  • Claire Eyers, University of Liverpool
  • Damian Mohammed, CPI
  • David Cosgrove, TriRX
  • Fergus Watson, 5D Health Protection
  • Hannah Randles, Lyva Labs
  • Iain Pritchard, Bachem
  • Leanne Katsande, Sciontec
  • Lindsay Sharples, Health Innovation North West Coast (chair)
  • Natalie Kenny, Biograd
  • Philip Carvil, STFC
  • Ray Kent, The Pandemic Institute
  • Renatta Clerice-Ologbosere, Everpresent
  • Steve Molyneux, Bells Healthcare

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