EUROTOX 2014 - Sponsors
Gold sponsors of EUROTOX 2014 held in Edinburgh were Food Standard Agency and GSK.
Food Standard Agency
Food Standard Agency is a UK agency responsible for food safety and food hygiene. They work with local authorities to put food safety regulations into effect food. At the same time they conduct research related to food safety. FSA have staff who work in UK meat plant to ensure the requirements of the reregulation’s are being met. The Food Standards Agency strives to meet the Greening Government commitments, and is committed to being open and transparent about their work. FSA is providing helpful and efficient service both to costumers and businesses.
GSK is a science-led global healthcare company that researches and develops a broad range of innovative products in three primary areas of Pharmaceuticals, Vaccines and Consumer Healthcare. They are present in in more than 150 countries with a network of 86 manufacturing sites in 36 countries and large R&D centers in the UK, USA, Spain, Belgium and China. GSK is one of the few healthcare companies researching medicines and vaccines for the World Health Organization’s three priority diseases - HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.
GSK has spent £3.4 billion in 2013 in the search to develop new medicines, vaccines and innovative consumer products.
Silver sponsors of EURTOX 2014 were Astra Zeneca, Johnson Matthey and Roche
AstraZeneca is a biopharmaceutical company specialized in the discovery, development, manufacturing and marketing of prescription medicines. It was founded in 1999 when two companies Astra AB of Sweden and Zeneca Group PLC of UK merged into one.
The company manufactures in 16 countries and operates in over 100 countries and its medicines are used by millions of patients worldwide. It employs around 50.0000 people. Astra Zeneca also conducts R&D investing over 4 billion dollars each year.
Johnson Matthey is a leading company in sustainable technologies founded in 1817. They develop and manufacture a wide range of high technology products such as emission control catalysts, catalysts and technologies for Ammonia, Methanol, Gas and Refineries, Catalysts for Chemical Processes, Fine Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals, Fuel Cell Technologies, Precious Metal Chemicals and Catalysts etc.
Johnson Matthey has operations in over 30 countries and employs around 12,000 people. Their products and services are sold across the world to a wide range of advanced technology industries. The company has been awarded The Queen’s Award for Enterprise in 2014, as well as Pipeline Industries Guild Award, The Responsible Business Award and ICSA Hermes Transparency in Governance Award.
Supporting Sponsors were HESI
HESI (Health and Environmental Sciences Institute) is a non-profit, charitable organization which provides the framework for scientists from the public and private sectors to collaborate in developing science for safer and sustainable world. Their mission is to resolve global and environmental challenges with the help of scientists, government, industry, NGOs etc. In support of this objective, all HESI projects make a contribution to the scientific public domain via publication in the peer-reviewed literature, deposition of data in publicly accessible databases, workshops and/or other public outreach efforts.
ELSEVIER is a world-leading provider of information solutions that enhance the performance of science, health, and technology professionals. Elsevier provides web-based, digital solutions such as Science Direct, Scopus, Elsevier Research Intelligence, and Clinical Key. ELSEVIER has published nearly 2,200 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and over 25,000 book titles, including a number of iconic reference works. Elsevier currently has 61 offices and 5 warehouses – A total of 66 locations in 24 countries. Elsevier features also the Elsevier Foundation which provides grants to institutions around the world, with a focus on support for the world's libraries, nurse faculty and for scholars in the early stages of their careers. Since 2002, the Foundation has awarded more than 60 grants worth millions of dollars to non-profit organizations working in these fields. Elsevier also supports Awards for Organizations such as higher education and research institutions and these awards recognize excellence in research performance and contributions made to the scientific development of their home country. Awards for Researchers are a tribute to the men and women who have contributed to the progress of humanity through their dedication to science. Serving as a source of inspiration, the awards help raise the profile of talented individuals and the organizations, in addition to the profession as a whole.
NOVARTIS was created in 1996 through the merger of Ciba-Geigy and Sandoz, two companies with a rich and diverse corporate history. Throughout the years, Novartis and its predecessor companies have discovered and developed many innovative products for patients and consumers worldwide. Their mission is to care and cure, discovering, developing and successfully promoting innovative products to prevent and cure diseases, to ease suffering and to enhance the quality of life.
They also want to provide a shareholder return that reflects outstanding performance and to adequately reward those who invest their money, their time and their ideas in our company.