Guest blog post by Mitigo

Cyber breaches are not acts of God. They are preventable, provided you have taken the right steps to protect your business from attack. The central theme of this article is that the only way to prove to yourself and your senior leadership team that you have put the right defences in place, is to obtain independent assurance.

What is assurance?

Guest blog by Sabrina Griffin, Region Market Development Manager, Life Sciences and Laboratory Products Group at Thermo Fisher Scientific

Guest blog post by RSM 

What are the key business risks in healthcare and life sciences?

Guest blog post by Dr. Panteli Theocharous, Global Vice President, Cell and Gene Therapy Strategic Lead, Thermo Fisher Scientific

A recent blog post from AMSBIO introduces a selection of the ‘green products’ it offers to life science researchers looking to maintain rigorous scientific standards in their lab whilst also trying to minimize environmental impact.

Laboratories are known to consume a significant amount of energy and produce a considerable amount of waste. However, with the increasing awareness of the importance of sustainability, many life sciences labs are taking steps towards prioritizing sustainable products and practices.


Guest Blog: Ahead of BioBeat23, Miranda Weston-Smith, BioBeat founder, talks to Alisa Molotova, Investment Manager at Martlet and co-organiser of BioBeat23 about her investment journey.

Miranda: It’s a total pleasure working with you on BioBeat23: Out of adversity comes opportunity on 18 May at the Cambridge Union.  I’m curious to know, how did you get into biotech investing?

There is no doubt that AI is a revolution underway, not just in healthcare, but across a broad range of industries.  Although, continuing improvements in technology capabilities, such as computing power, and access to data are creating more opportunities for the application of AI in the drug discovery process, Pharma still lags behind other industries for AI adoption.

Global life expectancy at birth increased from 66.8 years in 2000 to 73.3 years compared to 2019, and healthy life expectancy at birth increased from 58.3 years to 63.7 years. However, the pandemic has had a detrimental impact on life expectancy and healthy life expectancy and global inequalities remain a challenge. [World Health Statistics 2022, WHO]