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Agility Life Science are an award-winning formulation development CDMO, focussed on accelerating business milestones and futureproofing your products. Prof Claire Thompson is CEO of Agility Life Sciences and runs business development sessions in consulting and communication firms that work with organisations across the healthcare space to advance their products and raise their profile.

The BEST Growth Hub is funded by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to provide a free and impartial signposting service for business support. As a Growth Hub they can support businesses based within Essex, Southend or Thurrock Local Authority Areas.

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Beauhurst is a data platform that lets you discover, track and understand high-growth companies, accelerators and funds. They can help government agencies, think-tanks, membership organisations and academic institutions identify trends, understand impact and be at the forefront of data analysis across the country.

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Working with selected business partners, Invest Essex deliver a ‘total solution’ for expanding companies, providing dedicated assistance from the initial ‘location evaluation’ stage through to start of business operations and beyond. Their dedicated aftercare service continues to assist growing business long after their initial investments in Essex.

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FSB offer their members a wide range of vital business services including business advice, financial expertise, support and a powerful voice heard in government.

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Ignite Life Sciences is an organisation dedicated to facilitating the transition of early-stage innovation into successful commercial ventures through research translation and commercialisation efforts.

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Home to a burgeoning population and vibrant economy, this is Britain's fastest growing region. Ideas, commerce, progress – these are the building blocks on which the UK's pioneering heartland are built upon. Because where innovation thrives, people thrive.
Accentuated by London, a global finance and creative tech hub, and Cambridge, a platinum-grade knowledge hub with more patents than anywhere else in the UK, the region is uniquely knitted together with cutting-edge clusters of commercial innovation. Advanced technology, bioscience – this is the place of future-proof industry, the driving force of the UK economy..

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Medilink Midlands is a life sciences membership organisation that sits at the heart of business, academia, Government and the NHS across the region, with a vision to stimulate the growth of the Midlands’ life sciences sector by helping companies to establish, develop and grow through our support, connectivity and collaboration.

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Modern Networks is a leading provider of IT support, network infrastructure, telephone and broadband managed services to the UK’s commercial property sector.
They enable their customers to collaborate by providing Cloud services such as hosted IP telephone systems and popular Microsoft business applications. In August 2021, Modern Networks completed the acquisition of Bridge Fibre, a primary supplier of Connectivity and Telephony services to Science Parks & Multi-tenanted buildings (including Arise Harlow and Arise Chelmsford).

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One Nucleus is an award winning not-for-profit Life Sciences & Healthcare membership organisation centred on the Greater London-Cambridge-East of England corridor. Headquartered in Cambridge, at the heart of Europe’s largest Life Sciences & Healthcare cluster, we support those institutions, companies and individuals undertaking activity in or with the above region.
Through providing the local, UK-wide and international connectivity, One Nucleus seeks to enable our members to maximise their performance. Biomedical and Healthcare R&D have always been impactful in driving social and economic progress. In an increasingly outsourced, collaborative and multi-disciplinary sector, bringing the best people together is key to translating great innovation into great products that markedly improve patient outcomes and drive economic development.

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