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More than 1,200 biotech companies are located in the UK, and these companies are currently developing 900 biopharmaceutical products.
The UK industry is the largest in Europe and second-largest in the world.
The agency is also making plans for possible Brexit scenarios.
Brexit, as the proposal for the United Kingdom to exit from the European Union is known, is causing many companies to rethink their European strategies. Learn more about Brexit and its impact in this question-and-answer with the trade office that represents Wisconsin in the UK market.
The marking indicates that a product has been assessed to meet the European Economic Area's standards for safety, health and environmental protection.
This creates opportunities for Wisconsin suppliers of innovative products or solutions for the energy sector to collaborate with UK companies involved in these initiatives and distributors that are actively seeking new technologies in this industry.
Despite concerns about Brexit's impact on the economy, the growth of this industry indicates it is still a solid area for investment.
The market for medical technology and devices in the United Kingdom, around $9.6 billion in 2016, is the sixth-largest in the world. Business Monitor International expects a growth of 12.5 percent through 2019. Three-quarters of the demand is met by imports, providing opportunities for Wisconsin firms.
Every year, over 250,000 public authorities in the EU spend around 14 percent of the EU’s GDP on the purchase of services, works and supplies. In many sectors such as energy, transportation, waste management, social protection and the provision of health or education services, public authorities are the principal buyers. In order to create a level playing field for businesses, the EU law sets out minimum, harmonized public procurement rules, which are translated into national legislation and apply to tenders whose monetary value exceeds the following amounts: