Seven new data hubs to be rolled out across UK

PharmaTimes | September 13, 2019

Seven “pioneering data research centres” are being rolled out across the UK next month, in order to speed up research for new medicines, treatments, and technologies that support quicker diagnosis and save lives. The hubs will be the home of “cutting-edge research” for health discoveries, with an aim to improve the lives of people with debilitating conditions. The potential benefits to patients include earlier diagnosis, the development of more effective treatments and more efficient management of the health service, all of which have the potential to improve outcomes, helping patients enjoy longer and healthier lives. The hubs have been announced as part of a four-year £37million investment from the UK Government Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF) announced in November 2017, led by UK Research and Innovation, which aims to create a UK-wide system for the safe and responsible use of health-related data on a large scale. There will be a cancer hub, an eye health hub, inflammatory bowel disease hub, acute care, clinical trials, respiratory and real world data hubs.

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The manufacture of ethical pharmaceutical products is a critically important process in the provision of healthcare. The process is both technical and carefully regulated, and staff ed by highly trained professionals, and thus the business enjoys high barriers to entry. Although the industry itself is global, regulations are national, with precise requirements varying slightly from one country or region to the next. This adds a further barrier to entry the ability to provide materials and products that meet the precise requirements of the territory in which they are to be sold.

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