A Swiss pharmaceutical group has scrapped plans to conduct a major drug trial in the UK, damaging government efforts to showcase the country as an attractive destination for investment in life sciences after Brexit. Three years ago Novartis’s decision to collaborate with the NHS on rolling out inclisiran, a twice-yearly injectable drug for lowering cholesterol, was announced to fanfare, after the UK’s slow take-up of innovative medicines compared with peers was criticised. Matt Hancock, health secretary at the time, described it as “a strong vote of confidence in our world-leading life sciences sector”.
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One is a well-established, large-cap drugmaker, while the other is still making a name for itself in the industry.