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Latham & Watkins are a global international law firm offering life sciences and healthcare industry leaders deep sector knowledge, legal expertise, and commercial and government insights. Latham’s cross-disciplinary healthcare and life sciences team delivers insightful, practical guidance and sophisticated representation to a full spectrum of companies across the globe, on every type of transaction or dispute a company may face. Many of us hold advanced scientific degrees and have served in senior positions as government regulators, C-Suite executives in leading healthcare and life sciences companies, as well as serving as primary outside counsel for key industry associations.
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Leaf Expression Systems is a new contract development business specialising in the plant-based expression and production of proteins, metabolites and complex natural products for research and biomedical applications using a proprietary, transient expression technology, Hypertrans®.
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LEX Diagnostics is a spin out from TTP plc, a leading technology development company in the life science and medical device sector. The origins of the LEX technology lie in an internal R&D project to reduce the time it takes to get a result from a PCR test. We formed a company when it became clear the solution also reduced the cost and size of any diagnostic device using it.

LifeArc is the new name for MRC Technology, a medical research charity with a 25 year legacy of helping scientists and organisations turn their research into treatments and diagnostics for patients. . The new name reflects the charity’s purpose: to be the arc or bridge between research and improving patients’ lives.. . LifeArc is pioneering new ways to turn great science into greater patient impact. It brings together a network of partners to tackle specific diseases and directly funds academic and early stage research. . . So far, LifeArc’s work has helped to develop four drugs (Keytruda®, Actemra®, Tysabri® and Entyvio®) and a test for antimicrobial resistance. . . Twitter @lifearc1.

LifeSci Search, is the executive search division of LifeSci Partners and operates exclusively within the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical technology, healthcare and cannabis sectors.

LifeSci Search offers access to a unique platform that allows you an insight beyond just talent acquisition. By collaborating with our colleagues across LifeSci Partners’ eight business verticals, we are able to ensure you are finding the talent that will impress investors and comfort wall street.

Our team consists of 40+ MD’s and PhD’s allowing us to better understand the science your business is built upon. We have research analysts covering every major therapeutic area allowing us to ensure we are sourcing relevant talent from the highest caliber businesses with the most exciting track record and pipelines.

Combined, that is 175 colleagues, all of whom have life sciences or wall street industry experience, meaning we understand the operational infrastructure and how important culture is within a growth life sciences company. We also have a pre-built network and access to industry executives beyond any other search firm.

Finally, with our investor relations, venture fund and banking group, we know exactly how to structure your board or executive team to get you the most exposure to investors and the street.

LifeSciences BC is a not-for-profit, non-government industry association that supports and represents the life sciences community of British Columbia through leadership, facilitation of investment and partnering, and advocacy and promotion of our world-class science and industry. Life science sectors, from biopharmaceuticals and medical technology to digital health and medical devices, are integrated into our organisation and our activities, ensuring that no life sciences sector is working in isolation and that all sectors come together in a comprehensive, complementary and coordinated fashion. Throughout the year, LifeSciences BC undertakes numerous programmes and projects in support of these sectors.