This Bath University spin-out became a commercial operation in 2006, producing specialist, individually tailored medicines such as patient-specific chemotherapy. The company has two sister businesses: Pharmaxo, which provides traditional pharmacy and hi-tech homecare services, and Microgenetics, a biotech start-up specialising in microbiology and pathogens. Overseen by co-founder and chief executive Chris Watt, 51, the group has focused its research on increasing the shelf life of biological chemotherapy drugs, significantly reducing wastage. Sales rose 26% to £239.6m in 2019.
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