14 innovative women in Cambridge leading the way in healthcare

Its annual report was followed by a summit on biotech business, held at the Francis Crick Institute in London last Thursday and heard from leading women in the sector on biotech partnering can make a greater impact on health and wealth.

It came just weeks after a report for the Government called for progress on the adoption of innovative medicines, devices and digital products to help improve healthcare in the UK.

In ‘Life Sciences Industrial Strategy’, John Bell, regius professor of medicine at the University of Oxford, wrote: “The UK should be in the top quartile of comparator countries, both for the speed of adoption and the overall uptake of innovative, cost effective products, to the benefit of all UK patients by the end of 2023.”

The 14 women profiled here will play a key role in helping meet that aim.

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