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BioQuarter Bulletin February 2024


Find out more about our place, our people.

From the latest developments and opportunities, community activities, research breakthroughs, company and individual achievements, new facilities and innovations to upcoming events in this February 2024 issue of BioQuarter Bulletin, our regular round up of news from across Edinburgh BioQuarter.

Featured highlights:

  • Foreword from Anna Stamp, Edinburgh BioQuarter Programme Director, highlights new openings and developments, and the advantages of BioQuarter’s unique ecosystem with research space, clinical buildings and commercial innovation accommodation on one campus
  • We welcomed the UK Government’s Director of the Office for Life Sciences (OLS)  to understand how our health innovation district is contributing to health care advances globally
  • Dr Susan Bodie, head of business development for the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine at Edinburgh Innovations, outlines why Scotland is well-positioned to lead in advanced therapies for complex diseases
  • LifeArc welcome STV News for an exciting feature that showcased cutting edge technology to tackle a silent and serious lung condition
  • RoslinCT to manufacture the world’s first CRISPR-based therapy as part of the global manufacturing network for Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • Chancellor of the University of Edinburgh, Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, officially opens the Institute for Regeneration and Repair South building (IRR South)
  • Our Place, Our People shares a selection of individual achievements and recent developments on BioQuarter
  • Community Engagement showcases the importance and experience gained by an S5 pupil from Castlebrae Community Campus in a four-week paid summer internship at IRR
  • Data and Innovation play an ever-evolving landscape in health care with data-driven research playing a pivotal role in transformative discoveries and enhancing patient outcomes
  • Research Roundup and a selection of upcoming Industry Events


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