What does the North East
Health & Life Sciences
Sector look like?
The story so far...
The North East Health, Life Sciences and Medicines Manufacturing Strategy
The North East Health, Life Sciences and Medicines Manufacturing Strategy has been developed by the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) working in partnership with the NHS, businesses, universities and leaders in the health and life sciences sector.
As well as aiming to double the number of jobs in the sector from 12,000 to 24,000 by 2030, the strategy aims to double the number of businesses active in the North East health and life sciences community from 150 to 300.
Read the executive summary Read the full strategy
The Health and Life Sciences Steering Group
The Health and Life Sciences strategy is overseen by a steering group which brings together leaders from our health, life sciences and medicines manufacturing ecosystem to work together to develop and steer the delivery of the strategy.
Find out more about the Steering Group here.
a network of over
of biological sciences research at Newcastle University was rated 4 stars in the Research Excellence Framework 2014 meaning it is world-leading.
North East institutions secured
from the Medical Research Council.