Sponsors and Partners
Local employers from the sector play a major role in the development of the Life Sciences UTC. They work to shape the curriculum, with a specific focus on the technical skills and knowledge that relate to future jobs and skills shortages that match the needs of the local economy. This includes delivery of projects in and out of the classroom by consultants at the Royal Liverpool Hospital, expert masterclasses and skills development with our partners, Redx Pharma, Novartis, Thermo Fisher, Pro-Lab Diagnostics, Unilever and many more.
Our Vision is shared by our partners:
A number of international and national organisations have committed support to the UTC, including:
Redx Pharma is a Liverpool-based pharmaceutical company developing potential new drugs using a novel approach, including new antibiotics with improved activity against resistant infections and drugs to fight cancer.
Thermo Fisher create and distribute analytical instruments, laboratory equipment, software and services to help our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.
Science Research and Development
Unilever work to meet everyday needs for nutrition, hygiene and personal care with brands that help people feel good, look good and get more out of life
Research and Development
Pro-Lab Diagnostics is a company specialising in the field of In Vitro Diagnostics. Our products are developed, manufactured and distributed to laboratories in hospitals, private laboratories, industry, food, pharma and education.
Sales and Marketing
Novartis discover and develop drugs and vaccines to prevent and cure diseases, to ease suffering and to enhance the quality of life.
Manufacturing and Distribution
Sales and Marketing
Eden Biodesign is a successful, biopharmaceutical company based in Liverpool. As part of Actavis Inc., they are the Global Centre of Excellence for Biologics R&D, focused primarily on the development of a growing portfolio of products for Actavis and support their evolving Biologics Strategy. These products include biosimilars, biobetters and innovative biopharmaceuticals primarily in oncology, urology and women’s health fields.
Product Characterisation Specialist
Analytical Quality Control Scientist
Process Development Scientist
Biopharm Regulatory Documentation Officer
Environmental Health & Safety Manager
Nutricia specialises in the delivery of advanced medical nutrition for the very young, the old and the sick. They are largest specialist health nutrition company in Europe and UK market leader.
Medical Sales Representatives
The Siemens facility in Llanberis manufactures and distributes IMMULITE reagents used on blood analysers in hospitals and clinics worldwide to aid the diagnosis of medical conditions.
The Terumo UK facility’s range of perfusion circuit products for the cardiovascular healthcare community is one of the most comprehensive in the industry, offering solutions from the smallest circuit to a fully pre-connected oxygenator tubing pack.
At the Knowsley plant, design engineers work directly with customers to create customised solutions.
Technical Service Engineers
Production Line Operatives
Quality Assurance Specialists
Administration and Sales Support
The Mast Group offers an extensive range of home produced microbiology and immunology products through it’s Subsidiary and Associate companies and a global network of Distributors.
Logistics and Distribution
Croda is a world leader in natural based specialty chemicals which are sold to virtually every type of industry. The company has approximately 3400 employees, working in 34 countries.
Activities can be broadly classified into three sectors:
Consumer Care which consists of global businesses in personal care, health care and crop care – all markets with an increasing need for innovation and sustainable ingredients.
Performance Technologies which comprises home care, additives for polymers, coatings and polymers, lubricant additives, and geo technologies.
Industrial Chemicals which consists of base oleochemicals and co-products.
In addition, the group has an Technology Investment Group function which identifies and integrates new technology into Croda’s global business structure.
Liverpool Community Health NHS Trust deliver community health services to people in their own homes, in over 100 locations including health centres and clinics, 5 Walk-in Centres, Broad Green Wards 9 to 11 – Intermediate Care Centre and 10 GP practices in Liverpool and Sefton.
Speech and Language Therapists