​​Trade bodies

South East Health Technologies Alliance (SEHTA)​​

South East Health Technologies Alliance (SEHTA) is one of the biggest health technology networking organisations in the country with 1300 members from 20 different countries and a health-related database in excess of 7000 contacts.

It provides support to companies, universities, and public and private health providers through publicly-funded resources and programmes.

Membership to SEHTA is​ free and gives you access to regular news and updates.

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The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI)

The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) represents innovative research-based biopharmaceutical companies, large, medium and small, leading an exciting new era of biosciences in the UK.

ABPI's industry, a major contributor to the economy of the UK, brings life-saving and life-enhancing medicines to patients. The ABPI members supply 90 per cent of all medicines used by the NHS, and are researching and developing over two-thirds of the current medicines pipeline, ensuring that the UK remains at the forefront of helping patients prevent and overcome diseases. The ABPI is recognised by government as the industry body negotiating on behalf of the branded pharmaceutical industry for statutory consultation requirements including the pricing scheme for medicines in the UK.

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​The Association of British Healthcare Industries (ABHI) 

The Association of British Healthcare Industries (ABHI) ​is the industry association for the medical technology sector in the UK.  ABHI’s mission is to champion the benefits and use of safe and effective medical technologies to deliver high quality patient outcomes. 

With over 240 members, ABHI leads the advocacy of the industry in order to advance access to medical technology. Our  membership includes some of the leading multinational businesses in the sector in the UK right the way through to small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs).

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Ethical Medicines Industry Group​ (EMIG)

EMIG is the research based biopharmaceutical trade association that represents the interests of over 200 companies and organisations based in the UK. 

Our members range from start-ups, whose prime focus is often research and development (R&D), to highly developed businesses delivering essential products to patients and the NHS. They are commonly, but not exclusively, small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Less than 20% of our Members are represented by other trade bodies.

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