About London


London is one of the most important political, financial and cultural centres in the world, making a significant impact on education, entertainment, media and the arts across the globe.

The city is the hub of business for many domestic and international companies. The headquarters of more than half of the UK’s top 100 companies and over 100 of Europe’s 500 largest companies are based in the capital.


London’s cutting-edge facilities include 5 world class medical schools, over 8,000 healthcare companies and 18 medical research councils, 50+ research centres, 1,904 life sciences companies and 1,300 biomedical researchers. The city’s ‘Knowledge Quarter’ of King’s Cross, Euston and Bloomsbury is home to its connected life sciences ecosystem.

To find out more about London's best attractions and famous landmarks, please refer to Visit London's official website