GSK to support 60 years of innovation at the Queen’s Coronation Festival

Hannah Blake


GlaxoSmithKline is to be a headline partner at the Coronation Festival from the 11th to 14th July 2013 to celebrate 60 years of the British industry, innovation and excellence. The festival will also commemorate the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty The Queen’s Coronation and will be held within the gardens of Buckingham Palace.

As one of only three lead sponsors, GSK will celebrate its contribution to innovation through R&amp,D, manufacturing, vaccines, pharmaceuticals and consumer healthcare over the last 60 years. GSK will also exclusively support a celebratory concert on Friday 12th July.

“As the UK’s largest pharmaceutical company and biggest private investor in R&amp,D, GSK is delighted to be part of this iconic celebration of 60 years of excellence from British companies. Our industry makes a significant contribution to the UK economy providing employment in manufacturing and R&amp,D, exporting critical healthcare products, collaborating with universities on leading edge research, and inspiring the next generation of scientists.”

Sir Andrew Witty, CEO at GSK.

The four-day event will showcase a broad range of over 200 companies with a Royal Warrant, which means they have received a mark of recognition for supplying goods or services to the Households of The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh or The Prince of Wales.



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GlaxoSmithKline plc : GSK supports Coronation Festival event at Buckingham Palace Gardens marking 60 years of innovation and excellence (4-traders)

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GSK official press release 

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