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UK Firms Fly Flag in San Francisco at Key Conference

With the much-hyped JP Morgan Healthcare Conference kicking off later today in San Francisco, the UK life sciences community is flocking over the Atlantic to “raise the Union flag in Union Square”.

The BioIndustry Association and dozens of UK-based biotech companies will be attending the plethora of investors meetings being held in and around the JP Morgan conference. The BIA says that 2014 saw the best year for UK domestic healthcare and life science IPOs in a decade, boosted by the £211 million raised by Circassia.

The association’s chief executive Steve Bates said that “2015 looks to be set for more of the same. This coming week is an important global shop window for our world-leading companies at all stages of development”.

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UK Firms Fly Flag in SF