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Working with industry, government and health providers

The UEA School of Pharmacy is the UK's top new School of Pharmacy, with excellent research facilities and teaching. Many of our staff come from, and students go to, pharmaceutical, healthcare and technological industries or government agencies. We are always looking to foster links with industrial or governmental partners in terms of collaborative programs or contract research. Examples of recent partners include Astra Zeneca, Colorocon, Gattefosse, GSK, Merck, Sharp & Dohme, Novartis, Pfizer, Rosemount Pharmaceuticals, Takeda, Tibotec Pharmaceuticals, UCB Celltech, Unilever, as well as the NHS, DTI Governmental Departments and the Brazilian, French and Norwegian Governments as well as the EU.

Opportunities for partnership

Working in partnership with businesses of all sizes, we are able to offer state-of-the-art facilities and techniques, as well as the best expertise, that would significantly add value to commercial projects. We also offer our expertise to provide advice as consultants to both industry and governments, and are keen to expand such links.

Knowledge transfer partnerships

We always seek to advance our intellectual property and transferring our technologies and spin-out business ideas, with several notable successes to date such as Karus Therapeutics and ventures through JEMA. Through our experienced UEA Enterprise Office, you will find us receptive to your approaches, in confidence and with professional business staff.

If you would like to work with us, please contact the UEA's Relationship Manager for Medical and Life Sciences, Dr Karen Smith (Tel: +44 (0)1603 593147; Email: or Director of Innovation and Engagement, Dr Chris Morris (Tel: +44 (0)1603 59 3136; Email;