HOUSE OF LORDS INQUIRY IN LIFE SCIENCEHOUSE OF LORDS INQUIRY IN LIFE SCIENCE

30th Nov 2017

The HoL Science and Technology Committee conducted an inquiry into Life Sciences and the Industrial Strategy.

The UK life sciences sector is high-tech, research-intensive, diverse and innovative. A strong life sciences sector can simultaneously benefit the UK’s economy and help improve the nation’s health. The inquiry will investigate issues such as whether the Government has the necessary structures in place to support the life sciences sector; how the NHS can use procurement to stimulate innovation and the contents of the new life sciences industrial strategy, when published.

The evidence submitted to this inquiry can be viewed here:

A number of organisation with a focus on plant science submitted written evidence to the inquiry.

These include from:

GARNet, Rothamsted Research, John Innes Centre

and a broader ranging submission from RCUK.