Setting out the new ministerial responsibilities for the life sciences sector.
The Office for Life Sciences (OLS) will continue to be a joint unit across the Department of Health (DH) and the newly formed Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).
The full list of ministerial responsibilities in the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has now been confirmed.
Following the creation of the new Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and the appointment of Rt Hon Greg Clark MP as Secretary of State, the full list of ministerial responsibilities within the department has now been confirmed.
The government is now welcoming expressions of interest for the second wave of the science and innovation audits, the Minister for Universities and Science Jo Johnson MP announced this week at the EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) in Manchester.
In a speech at EuroScience Open Forum 2016 in Manchester, Jo Johnson MP, Minister for Universities and Science, said:
Seven Academies - the Academy of Medical Sciences, the British Academy, the Royal Academy of Engineering, the Royal Society, the Learned Society of Wales, the Royal Society of Edinburgh and the Royal Irish Academy - have published a statement on research and innovation after the EU Referendum.
Emma Jones MBE has been appointed to help more small businesses in the UK bid for and win government contracts.
In her new position working with government departments and the Crown Commercial Service, Emma Jones will help smaller businesses in the UK bid for and win important government contracts.
Statement from Life Science Minister George Freeman on a new relationship with the European Union and the UK's commitment to the life science sector.
The Mnister said:
£365m funding announced for new UK aerospace research and development projects and major partnership with Boeing to create 2,000 jobs in the UK.
Have your say on the use of advanced driver assistance systems and ‘self-driving’ technologies in cars on British roads.
The NHS is seeking innovative business ideas that could improve patient flow on acute wards and increase independence for children with long-term medical conditions.
More than £1 million is being made available to address the challenges, which have been identified by Academic Health Science Networks.
Acute care takes up around half of NHS spend. Improved management of patients in and out of acute care is seen as a significant opportunity to be more efficient.