The life sciences sector significantly boosts the UK economy and enriches society with groundbreaking medical advancements like the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. 

In a competitive global environment, the UK faces several challenges that the construction industry has a crucial role to play in. Amid demand outweighing supply for state-of-the-art facilities, providing the space for academia, industry and manufacturing to seamlessly co-locate can enable further investment in the sector while also attracting the best talent. 

From delivering the Research & Development (R&D) space that is currently constrained to helping improve manufacturing fortunes, opportunities exist to tap into a wave of funding from public and private sources in building a new horizon for UK life sciences. 

What's inside the report? 

  • Sector overview: Learn where the major life science clusters are around the UK and the latest news on development pipelines. 
  • Identifying changing trends: Understand how the sector is adapting across R&D and with the use of Artificial Intelligence, along with the threats to growth and how to mitigate these. 
  • An analysis of UK manufacturing: Read how the UK’s medical export fortunes compare with competitor countries. Domestic and global manufacturing processes are continuously evolving, with the UK taking steps to address supply chain issues. 
  • Benchmarking data: Analyse the latest cost and design metrics for life sciences developments to learn how your projects align with budgetary and spatial considerations. 

Get the edge in a competitive market. Gain a better understanding of the growing life sciences sector, and where the opportunities are in keeping the UK competitive in a sector that is attracting both national and global interest. 



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Alex Bill

Alex Bill
Executive Consultant, Benchmarking Lead

Tony Morrice

Tony Morrice