Scotland is a world-recognised hub for the biotechnology industry - from academic driven science to full-scale commercial production. The size of this industry is often underestimated, and key to the success of it all is a supportive community with clear communication and collaboration. This must happen not just between scientists, whose ideas are the foundation of the industry, but also with the public and private sectors who are responsible for helping these ideas grow into successful ventures. Getting these groups to talk isn’t always an easy thing, which is where Nexxus – a life sciences networking organisation – steps in.
From a mere idea thrown about during the formative years of Scottish biotech in the mid 1990s, Nexxus has grown into a successful, publicly funded industry organisation with staff in Edinburgh and Glasgow devoted to facilitating networking and communication within the industry. Read more »