Category: Wessex Life Science Cluster

The 100,000 Genomes Project - Jessica's Story

This film, created by Genomics England, follows one of the first children to receive a diagnosis from the 100,000 Genomes Project. Jessica's family talk about what it means to them, and how it will affect her treatment.

FortisNet - Strength through Collaboration

An interdisciplinary hub of expertise in regenerative medicine, orthopaedics, prosthetics and assistive technologies.

Wessex AHSN Stakeholder Conference October 2015 - Innovation into Practice

Almost 150 delegates joined Wessex AHSN's executive, programme and clinical teams at St Mary's Stadium on 13th October to learn how we've been making a difference to people's health and supporting economic growth in the region's health and life science industries during 2014-15. Here's just a small selection of our achievements.

Orthopaedic Research Institute, Bournemouth University

The Bournemouth University Orthopaedic Research Institute has been established with the support of Wessex AHSN and through collaboration with the local NHS, healthcare industry worldwide and companies from startups to multinationals. The Institute will focus on R&D of new technology, international collaborative projects, and making Bournemouth a world-leading location for research into the prevention and treatment of osteoarthritis.

Wessex Life Science Cluster launch event March 2015

A distinguished panel of speakers and exhibitors shared their support for Wessex Life Science Cluster with delegates and the media attending the launch event at Salisbury City Hall on March 3rd 2015.

This important collaboration is committed to drive employment and investment in the Wessex region with the goal of creating at least 2000 jobs and attracting £100 million in new investment by 2020.

Wessex AHSN: improving health, generating wealth

The Wessex Academic Health Science Network is bringing life sciences industries together to create a better business environment to improve health delivery and accelerate needed health innovations to market.

This will improve health, create jobs and generate new wealth for the region and UK plc.

Here we show an example of what we’re achieving with Bournemouth University’s Orthopaedic Research Institute.