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Brunel’s latest instalment of the Fact to the Future reports.
The highly anticipated second set of reports from Brunel’s Fact to the Future series is launching soon. The latest Life Sciences (Pharmaceutical) report will delve into topical themes, such as:  

The report talks about the lack of funding in the industry being spent on innovation and the challenges this brings in regards to attracting and retaining top talent 


Our first report is still available to download. Keep reading to find out more.

Facts to the Future Life Sciences

Cutting-edge diagnostic tools, emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), and groundbreaking techniques are reshaping the landscape of the Life Sciences industry on a global scale. This transformation indicates a bright future where AI and automation will drive customised patient care, contributing to improved results for patients. Our new survey, Fact to the Future, therefore found that an overwhelming 90% of pharmaceutical industry specialists perceive the industry to be highly innovative and exciting.

Key themes from the report

Pharmaceutical specialists recognise that their work is innovative and exciting – but it’s the impact they can have on patients that’s most important.

The results of the survey demonstrate that the ability to improve people’s lives is the main driver for a career within the industry.

Facts to the Future Pie Chart Life Sciences

Pharmaceutical research is target-driven and pressurised, with specialists working long hours.

This might be why 46% of those we spoke to believe they could enjoy a better work/life balance in another industry.

Facts to the Future Statistics Life Sciences
Michela van der Heijden

Working at Brunel to drive the Life Sciences business, I am excited about the incredible potential that lies in attracting top-tier talent in the fields of AI and technology. This provides an opportunity for both growth and innovation which the Pharmaceuticals industry can’t afford to miss out on. By instigating open communication with the industry about ways in which they can attract new talent to the sector with a hybrid skill set, we aim to create a dynamic network of pioneering professionals to shape the future of the sector.

Michela van der Heijden, Global Driver Life Sciences

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