ARTICLE | Politics & Policy

U.K. wants to catapult precision medicine

December 18, 2014 2:27 AM UTC

The U.K. will launch a "Precision Medicine Catapult" next year as part of the government's commitment to spend L5.9 billion ($9.3 billion) on its science and innovation strategy from 2015-21.

The plan, released on Wednesday, also pledges to create a National Formulation Centre to help U.K. companies develop medicines and chemicals that are deemed too high risk or technically challenging. ...