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BIA’s Genomics Nation 2022 Report

27 Jul 22

Louise Whitley, Senior Partner at tranScrip and member of BIA’s Genomics Advisory Committee, is pleased to share BIA’s Genomics Nation 2022 report which launched today!

This report higlights future opportunities for one of the most exciting sectors in the UK’s innovation economy in 2022: genomics.

Key findings

The UK genomics sector:

  • 121 high growth companies with over 3,500 employees
  • £1.8bn venture investment raised since 2017
  • £35.7m public R&D grants since 2017
  • Top investors: University of Cambridge seed and enterprise funds
  • Top spin out universities: Cambridge and Oxford

Genomics skills challenges:

  • Computational and data science skills most difficult to recruit for
  • Lack of cross-sector experience and knowledge identified
  • Difficulties in recruiting European talent highlighted

Read the full report here;

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