Facts and figures
Health & Life Sciences East Sussex
Technology is transforming healthcare as life sciences pursue innovative solutions to help address today’s challenges.
East Sussex has a small but growing health and life sciences cluster of companies specialising in the research, development and manufacture of medical devices, biotechnology, pharmaceutical products and preparations and natural science and engineering research.
Innovation and cutting-edge research converge to shape the future of healthcare. Nestled along the picturesque coast of southeastern England, East Sussex is a dynamic hub of medical excellence, boasting a rich tapestry of healthcare institutions, biotech companies, and research centers. With its unwavering commitment to advancing medical technologies, improving patient outcomes, and promoting overall well-being, the region is establishing itself as a premier destination for breakthrough discoveries and transformative advancements in the fields of health and life sciences.
Companies in East Sussex supply specialist services and instruments for life science labs and biotechnology industries. These include temperature monitoring systems (QCBug) and bespoke software solutions (Biomedical Computing Ltd).
Health & Life sciences businessses in East Sussex can collaborate with world-class universities, research companies and development organisations with considerable expertise in a range of disciplines including human centred design, big data modelling, electronics, diagnostics, manufacturing and digital healthcare applications.
"East Sussex offers an untapped opportunity for start ups interested in this sector."
UK’s leading specialist provider in teleradiology (virtual radiology) reporting, helping provide access to essential diagnostic imaging around the globe.
Over 60 years experience in volumetric glassware calibration & scientific glass blowing. A leading manufacturer of standard & custom scientific glassware.
Works with clients globally to bring innovative medical technologies to market, providing quality clinical, management & regulatory services.
University of Sussex
School of Life Sciences
The School of Life Sciences is a diverse, collaborative community with varied expertise in cancer biology, drug discovery, neuroscience & biodiversity.
Horder Healthcare is a leading healthcare charity delivering high-quality care for both NHS and private patients across the southeast.
Brighton and Sussex Medical School
Opened in 2003, one of the most popular medical schools in the country. Ranked in the NSS as 1st in the UK for student satisfaction.
Manufacturer of scientific equipment, its world-renowned microscopes are used in neuroscience research, winners of two Queens Awards.
Run by academics, a start-up that is developing applications into interoception: the ability to understand your own body better.
Focused on micro-current therapy, becoming specialists in non-evasive health for humans, pets, and athletes.
Highlighted success story
TakeGoodCare is a wellness lifestyle brand that provides a varied selection of vegan skincare and sustainable products which include fashion accessories and mindful, eco-friendly gifts.
Locate East Sussex supported TakeGoodCare with advice during starting up, and finding its perfect home at the Newhaven Enterprise Centre.
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