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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.

University of Liverpool
University of Liverpool
The University of Liverpool is a member of the UK's Russell group of leading research institutions and has an annual turnover of £340 million, including £123 million for research.

With 22,000 students and 153,000 alumni in 159 countries, the University supports more than 5,000 jobs and generates more than £365 million for Liverpool's economy.

The institution works closely with key public agencies to drive the processes of knowledge transfer and business development into the heart of the UK economy and has 560 industry partners.

RLBUHT
RLBUHT
The Royal Liverpool 7 Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust is one of the largest university teaching hospitals in the North West of England.

It is comprised of the Royal Liverpool University Hospital, the Liverpool University Dental Hospital and Broadgreen Hospital.

As a centre of excellence for research, development and innovation, the Trust has long standing partnerships with the University of Liverpool, Liverpool John Moores University and the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.

North Liverpool Academy
North Liverpool Academy
North Liverpool Academy is a highly successful, oversubscribed 11-19 educational provider which has currently 100% pass rate at 5 or more GCSEs and 1005 at A level.

It has the highest CVA in the country and an exceptional VA.

It is systematically raising attainment across the North of Liverpool. Its core purpose is to transform the life chances of students and the community of North Liverpool.

2Bio
2Bio
2Bio comprises a team of life science and biotechnology specialists who work with a client base stretching from Australia and Singapore, to Europe and North America. 2Bio Ltd performs a wide variety of technical, IP and market analysis for numerous technologies, including pharmaceuticals & biotechnology, medical diagnostics & devices. The team has supported over 50 companies to grow from ideas to start-up to growth as independent businesses.
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.

Roles include:
Medicinal Chemists
Pharmacologists
Analytical Chemists
DPMK specialists
Biologists
Information Managers

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Thermo Fisher create and distribute analytical instruments, laboratory equipment, software and services to help our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

Roles include:
Product Management
Quality Assurance
Design
Engineers
Manufacturing
Marketing
Science Research and Development
Software 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

Roles include:
Marketing
Human Resources
Finance
Customer Development
Supply Chain
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.

Roles include:
Product Development
Production
Quality Control
Research
Sales and Marketing
Regulatory affairs

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Novartis discover and develop drugs and vaccines to prevent and cure diseases, to ease suffering and to enhance the quality of life.

Roles include:
Product Development
Manufacturing and Distribution
Quality Control
Research
Sales and Marketing
Regulatory affairs

The Mast Group offers an extensive range of home produced microbiology and immunology products through its Subsidiary and Associate companies and a global network of Distributors.

Roles include:
Microbiologists
Technical Support
Logistics and Distribution
Customer Services
Human Resources

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.

Roles include:
Dieticians
Food Technologists
Microbiologists
Analytical Chemists
Medical Sales Representatives
Regulatory Affairs

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.

Roles include:
Scientists
Laboratory Assistants
Accountants
Planners
Administrators
Procurement

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.

Roles include:
Design Engineers
Technical Service Engineers
Product Trainers
Production Line Operatives
Quality Assurance Specialists
Administration and Sales Support

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.

Roles include:
Analytical Scientist
Product Characterisation Specialist
Microbiology Scientist
Analytical Quality Control Scientist
Communications Manager
Site Engineer
Warehouse Operator
Quality Assurance
Process Development Scientist
Biopharm Regulatory Documentation Officer
Environmental Health & Safety Manager

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.

Roles include:
Nurses
Community Matrons
Health Visitors
GPs
Dentists
Dieticians
Podiatrists
Physiotherapists
Occupational Therapists
Speech and Language Therapists