Globally, Scotland is one of the top 5 emerging locations for life sciences.
Key strengths include clinical and translational medicine, medical technologies, pharmaceutical services, stem cells and regenerative medicine. The Enterprise Area represents key life sciences opportunities.
Irvine already has an established life sciences community with a major GlaxoSmithKline manufacturing base, Sigma Aldrich, Vogel, DSM and others.
With nearby teaching hospitals and universities, Irvine is closely connected to the hub of life sciences development in central Scotland.