Northumberland is home to an impressive array of pharmaceutical healthcare and life sciences businesses.

Leading companies in life sciences, pharma and healthcare businesses who call Northumberland home include Aesica Pharmaceuticals, Piramal Healthcare, Legrand Tynetech, ThermoFisher Scientific, Femeda, Arcinova and Merck Sharp and Dohme (MSD).

The wider North East area is recognised for its established and dynamic pharmaceutical and life sciences industry including manufacturing, medical devices, assistive technology and health informatics that inject energy and creativity into the cluster.

All of these areas underpinned by strong cluster networks including Bionow, NEPIC and First for Pharma, hospital trusts and research translation organisations as well as a strong university presence from five globally recognised universities.

Companies investing into the County benefit from an established ecosystem, access to support and expertise to drive forward new global opportunities from Northumberland.