BIVDA Press Releases

14Mar

BIVDA Statement - BIVDA responds to the BEIS R&D partner organisation budget

BIVDA Statement - BIVDA responds to the BEIS R&D partner organisation budget

 

 

For Immediate Release -

 

 

The Government’s commitment to increasing the R&D budget to £39.8 billion – the largest ever – is welcomed by BIVDA. As the UK’s most representative association for in vitro diagnostic (IVD) technology and innovation, we acknowledge that this investment will provide our industry with vital funds to be able to pioneer cutting-edge research and technologies, which will boost the nation’s economy and health outcomes.

 

The IVD industry remains a critical cog in the effort to minimise care backlogs and, with targeted investment, will save countless lives and prevent numerous diseases through innovative diagnostic technologies. The ringfencing of the Horizon Europe budget will hopefully ensure that the UK will remain well-connected to European and international partners no matter what agreement is reached with the EU.

 

BIVDA has called for the Government’s ambitions to be provided with appropriate funding and industry input, so that the UK can build on the Life Sciences Vision, the Innovation Strategy, and ultimately cement the UK’s positioning as a global science superpower.

 

BIVDA Chief Executive, Doris-Ann Williams MBE, said: “This new spending allocation will help to address the issue of the UK falling behind on R&D spending in comparison with other nations. There are great opportunities for product development and innovative technologies in the IVD sector, and BIVDA member companies call for the best possible co-ordination of diagnostic funding activity across the various UK Government organizations to facilitate these advancements.”

 

 

For more information on this subject, and BIVDA’s current activities, please contact pressoffice@bivda.org.uk

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