Who we are

The Science Innovation Union is a graduate and post-graduate led not-for-profit organisation with a primary focus in translational science, and assisting in bridging the gap between academia and industry. Our translational science scaffold is supported by four arms: Events & Networking, Consulting, Education, and Editorials; an all-inclusive set of training and educational activities engaging scientists and expanding the mind-set to the interface of business, science and entrepreneurship. In combination, these serve to inspire and support translation in science to industry and introduce a new trend to counter the classic academic culture.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide a communication and training platform for academia, industry and government to bridge the knowledge-translation gap in life and health sciences. By forging communication channels and collaborations between the previously isolated fields of academia, industry and government, Science Innovation Union (SIU) exists to introduce a new methodology facilitating collaboration and allowing diffusion of knowledge between previously disparate professions leading to more translation of science and driving the field of life and health sciences forward.


The Four Arms


SIU Consulting provides access to a variety of workshops and tool-kits tailored to a scientific community. Together with our partners we discuss and interactively provide solutions in healthcare and life sciences.


SIU organises high-quality professional events, providing holistic views from the top speakers within academia, industries and government. Networking is always an integral feature.

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SIU uses its biotech-orientated focus to provide one of a kind education programmes for future and current bio-entrepreneurs, teaching them the key skills they need to succeed.


SIU Editorial delivers easily accessible, quality information and updates on the latest technology, developments and events in the biotechnology business world.

Meet the team

Are you a student, a post-docs, a budding entrepreneur, an innovative academic, an industrial professional or policy maker?