Giant Pfizer is planning to collaborate on a new Innovation Hub at Swansea University’s new £450 million Bay Campus.and also work with Institute of Life Science (ILS) academics at the Singleton Campus medical school. The company joins forces with Swansea University in a bid to improve healthcare in the region.
The new partnership has been announced by the company’s UK managing director Eric Nordkamp at a conference underlining also how much essential and crucial is the cooperation between the pharmaceutical sector, academia and the NHS to tackle today’s health demands: “Through sharing our different skills and expertise we really can make a difference to improving health outcomes for patients, developing new ways of supporting the provision of healthcare.”
Professor Richard Davies, vice-chancellor of Swansea University , welcomed the partnership, and added: “This exciting new collaboration with Pfizer, one of the world’s largest research-based biopharmaceutical companies, is part of an intensified mission of mobilising the university’s resources in support of the NHS Wales, working closely with health boards.”
Figures on how many jobs could be created were given.
Source: Wales online