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Home to leading life sciences companies from across the world, behind every door is someone working hard to revolutionise healthcare through innovative new ideas and developments.


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Scotland’s top life sciences companies at BioQuarter

We view the companies who choose to call BioQuarter home as very special and we want to support them to grow and succeed. We are proud that these multi award-winning life sciences companies and entrepreneurs have chosen to come here. We welcome and support investment into our tenant companies, and with two recent acquisitions in excess of £200m+ there are many opportunities amongst our growing cluster.

  • Roslin Cells based at BioQuarter has created over 80 new jobs and given rise to two further spin-off companies (Roslin CT and CENSO)
  • IoMET was a new start-up based at BioQuarter and was acquired by Merck for >£100s millions in 2016
  • Janssen Pharmaceuticals has invested over £6m to establish the Centre for Dementia Prevention at BioQuarter, with a commitment to recruit 100s of patients for dementia research

Join Scotland’s Top Life Sciences Companies

Our companies are always on the lookout for exceptional talent. From Chief Scientists to Marketing and Sales Managers, keep an eye out for a list of jobs at our companies on site.


Trial Manager

This is an exciting opportunity to work within the Edinburgh Clinical Trials Unit (ECTU). Based within the Usher Institute at NINE, ECTU is a close collaboration between the clinical academic community affiliated to the University and NHS Lothian.

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Latest Case Studies

23.05.2022

Spaer Medical Limited – Case Study

Dr Jamie Watson, Managing Director of Spaer Medical, tells us about his passion for invention (named inventor on over 130 issued US patents) and the thrill of being part of the technology journey from concept to launch.

03.12.2020

Galecto BioTech – Case Study

Dr Alison MacKinnon, Director of Research, tells us how much of her initial research was conducted at the University of Edinburgh’s Centre for Inflammation Research and led to the creation of Galecto BioTech with facilities on BioQuarter to direct preclinical activities.

26.10.2020

Kelpie Scientific – Case Study

Mark McNeil, Director of Kelpie Scientific, tells us about his passion for research and industry and background in immunology and infectious diseases which led to founding his own company and the opportunities he looks forward to as a Business Member at Edinburgh BioQuarter.

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