China-UK Partnership to Develop Biotechnology Applications of Novel Heparinoids and Sulfated Polysaccharides

Lead Research Organisation: University of Liverpool
Department Name: Institute of Integrative Biology


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Description Network developed and new projects initiated between partners in UK and China.
First Year Of Impact 2014
Sector Pharmaceuticals and Medical Biotechnology
Impact Types Economic

Description Collaboration with Chenzhong Biopharma 
Organisation Shandong Chenzhong Biopharma Ltd
Country China 
Sector Private 
PI Contribution Partner in developing China-UK network
Collaborator Contribution Contribution of time, expertise, contacts and finances to support travel and accommodation for networking
Impact Ongoing collaboration and plans for joint ventures with spinout IntelliHep Ltd in UK
Start Year 2013
Description Collaboration with Chinese Academy of Sciences 
Organisation Chinese Academy of Sciences
Department Institute of Material Medicine
Country China 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Partner in developing China-UK partnership. Expertise and contacts in polysaccharide research in China.
Collaborator Contribution Prof Kan Ding is leading efforts to develop this link through the network meetings.
Impact Ongoing partnership in development.
Start Year 2016
Description Collaboration with Guangdong Pharmaceutical University 
Organisation Guangdong Pharmaceutical University
Country China 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Hub collaborator for developing China-UK partnership
Collaborator Contribution Expertise, contacts and resources to develop network.
Impact Hosting network meetings, resources to support travel and accommodation, Visiting Professorship to Prof Turnbull
Start Year 2014
Description Collaboration with Shanxi University 
Organisation Shanxi Medical University
Country China 
Sector Hospitals 
PI Contribution Working on collaborative testing of novel therapeutics in transgenic mouse models
Collaborator Contribution Transgenic animal model provision
Impact In preparation
Start Year 2020
Description Visit to Coleg Cambria, Wrexham. Meet the Scientist & Careers Talk. February 2019. 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Schools
Results and Impact Visit to Coleg Cambria, Wrexham. Meet the Scientist & Careers Talk. February 2019.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2019