Brexit Creates Difficulties And Opportunities For UK Pharma And Medical Device Industries

Published: Jun 30, 2016

While the exit of the UK from the European Union (EU) undoubtedly creates significant issues for the UK pharmaceutical and medical device industries in ensuring highly regulated European markets remain open to business, opportunities remain for these sectors to thrive, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData.

The company’s latest whitepaper states that the vote to leave - also known as Brexit - will have significant consequences for the pharmaceutical and medical device industries in five key areas, namely: regulatory impacts, research and development, access to talent, intellectual property rights, and market access.

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