Covid-19: Resources for Businesses 2020-04-07T15:44:48+01:00

Covid-19: Resources for Businesses

Information for science businesses on coping with the Covid-19 situation and opportunities to help in the fight.


The UK Government’s breakdown of support for businesses.

A useful article from Life Sci VC on strategic planning for biotechs during a pandemic.

Business Leader have published some detailed advice on furlough leave.

Here is the Wold Health Organisation’s recipe’ for making hand sanitiser in the lab.

How to deal with internal communications during the coronavirus crisis.

The BioIndustry Association have a list of support for biotech businesses.

Bristol City Council’s guide on support for businesses and people.

Get Involved

TheBioIndustry Association have posted a list of contacts for those who can help (i.e. vaccine development, testing/diagnostics, ventilator manufacture). There is also info on funding.

OpenCell are working to provide testing for the NHS, and are looking for assistance (from programming to reagents and qPCR expertise). Take a look if you might be able to help.


LifeArc have a £10m funding call open for those with Covid-19 therapeutics.