Andrew McAllister, British Deputy High Commissioner here, said that with the United Kingdom being inherently rich in life sciences and with flourishing partnership between the two nations, they would extend full support to the 11{+t}{+h}BioAsia Conference.

The State capital will host the three-day conference from February 17, an event that is scheduled to address aspects relating to the increasing disease burden, the need for more efficacious and affordable healthcare solutions, innovative products and operating models that could optimise research and development costs and innovating financing models.

Flourishing partnership

He said that the UK-India partnership in the sector was flourishing, and that it had great potential, with a number of Hyderabad-based life sciences and pharmaceutical companies setting up successful businesses in the United Kingdom, including Dr. Reddy’s Aurobindo Pharma, Vivimed Labs, Nandan Biomatric and Redoc.