Life Sciences Hub Wales
Life Sciences Hub Wales, based in Cardiff Bay, is the focal point for the sector in Wales – stimulating interaction, innovation, networking and collaboration.
As the heart of the life sciences sector in Wales, the Hub was designed to be home to a wide range of academic and clinical organisations, as well as funding bodies and professional and business services. Described as “a commercially-driven melting pot of talent”, the Hub aims to ensure that the Life Sciences sector is contributing more than £1 billion to the economy by 2022.
The Life Sciences sector is extremely broad, encompassing areas as diverse as medical technology, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, clinical testing, manufacturing, as well as research and development into new ways of improving health and wealth. In their own words, “Membership of the Hub will provide a single access point to explore finance, business support, expert advice and collaborative opportunities with clinical and academic partners for start-ups, SMEs, multinationals, existing businesses and investors.”