Scottish Enterprise continues to move ahead with development of its £1 billion ($1.6 billion) Edinburgh BioQuarter life sciences complex, in keeping with a 15-year timeframe for developing the 1.4 million square feet planned for the 100-acre life sciences campus, two officials of Scotland's economic development ministry said this week.

Scottish Enterprise is a partner in the BioQuarter, along with the University of Edinburgh, the National Health Service Lothian, and lab developer Alexandria Real Estate Equities.

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