May’s visit yields US$1.3b in Chinese funds for British biotech and life sciences companies


China’s increasing zeal for improving biotechnology and medical services is music to the ears of the British government after two venture capital firms received 8 billion yuan (US$1.3 billion) in funding commitments from mainland investors during Prime Minister Theresa May’s three-day visit last week.
Future Planet Capital and Eight Great Technologies signed the memorandums of understanding with Chinese investment firms, which was witnessed by Liam Fox, Secretary of State for…

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