Life Sciences

A fast evolving hub for scientific innovation and growth

Kent’s innovative life science businesses are changing the world

Kent is one of the fastest growing centres for life sciences and medical research in the UK. Some of the most innovative new medicines have been discovered and manufactured in Kent as well as new technologies to help rid the world of land mines and reduce the carbon footprint.

A centre of excellence for scientific innovation

World-class facilities, industry leading talent, access to funding and an unrivalled level of connectivity into London’s research community makes Kent an ideal location for life science companies.

Which is why it is no surprise that Kent is home to some of the biggest and brightest names including Pfizer, Mylan, Diasorin and Smiths Medical and the birth place of many medical and life science discoveries.

Within the county’s life science cluster of 252 companies, 64 companies are involved in medical technologies, putting Kent firmly on the world map within this sector.

Download our Life Science brochure for more information on how you could grow your business in Kent.

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Find out how these businesses benefit by locating in Kent

Read more about the support we offer to Kent’s life science sector in our free brochures

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Imran Khan, Business Development Manager
Direct: +44 (0)1732 520700
Mobile: 07809 423 754