About us

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We are a specialist oncology drug discovery, development and commercialisation company that fast tracks scientific breakthroughs for patient benefit.

Who we are

We accelerate the discovery and development of new therapeutics with our novel approach to therapeutic innovation – uniting the strengths of our established drug discovery engines, our network of world-class biology, cutting-edge technology platforms and clinical expertise, to bring new treatments to patients faster.

We take cutting-edge innovations from the lab bench to the bedside, translating them into effective treatments and diagnostics for cancer patients.

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Our purpose, mission & vision

Our purpose is to beat cancer.

Our mission

We bring together the brightest minds, boldest ideas and best partners to fast-track scientific breakthroughs for patient benefit.

Our vision

To bring forward the day when all cancers are conquered.

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Our network

With exclusive rights to  over £400m of Cancer Research UK's world-class cancer research each year, we have unparalleled access to the UK's best science.


Our leadership

Find out more about our people.

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Our governance

We're led by governing boards expert in cancer and the life sciences, medicine, industry, business and law.

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Our impact

We’ve played an instrumental role in forming over 60 startups and bringing 11 new cancer drugs to market, arising from our pioneering research.