Life Science and Healthcare
Manchester offers a unique opportunity to life science companies. The only devolved health and social care system in the UK, companies can benefit from a streamlined innovation adoption pathway to deliver health innovations to over 11.8 million patients.
A city of firsts, Manchester introduced In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) to the world enabling over 8 million babies to be born and pioneered hip replacement surgery and bionic eye implants. Still a hub of innovation the city is now 国际利来城home to world leading research and development assets as well as the largest clinical academic campus in Europe.
As well as innovation, businesses based here can benefit from easy connectivity to global healthcare hubs as well as an experienced and diverse talent pool. The city’s four universities provide a steady supply of graduates in addition to establishing research collaborations with organisations globally.
For businesses looking to deliver innovation at pace and scale MIDAS - Manchester’s inward investment agency, can offer free confidential advice, help you engage with the globally renowned research centres, and enable you to establish a foothold in one of Europe’s top business destinations.
Deliver innovation at pace and scale
The NHS provides care for 64.6 million people in the UK covering everything from general practice to emergency treatment and antenatal screenings. Manchester is 国际利来城home to over 30 NHS organisations including:
• The Christie, a hospital renowned as a world pioneer in the care, treatment and research of cancer
• Salford Royal NHS Trust, the only fully e-enabled NHS trust in England
• Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital, the largest children’s hospital in the UK
Manchester is the only UK city to have devolved control of its £6bn health and social care budget. As a devolved health care system, city leaders have developed a streamlined innovation pathway to deliver innovations at pace and scale across the city’s 2.8 million citizens and additional 9 million people in the health catchment area. Innovations which deliver the most benefit to the most prevalent diseases are being prioritised across are being prioritised across oncology, cardio-vascular disease and diabetes.
Manchester has range of specialists which work together to create an innovation ecosystem which is greater than the sum of its parts.
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In addition to these sub sector strengths the city is also a world scientific lead in cancer biomarkers, the molecular targeting of cancer, early-phase clinical trials and cutting-edge radiotherapy. Manchester is also a global destination for advanced materials and digital, giving businesses the opportunity to explore medical applications of graphenes and 2D materials as well as emerging technologies such as VR and AR.
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Global brands, SMEs and start-ups alike are thriving in Manchester thanks to the city’s outstanding connectivity, its international reputation for innovation and the wealth of expert talent available here. MIDAS – the city’s dedicated inward investment agency – has helped hundreds of businesses relocate to or expand into the city.
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Find out how Manchester can help you innovate. Talk to our sector specialist:
Head of Business Development – Life Sciences
T: +44 (0)161 237 4470