Manchester is a global tech hub with organisations such as the BBC, Google and Amazon already based here. But the city not only attracts tech giants. Healthcare companies have located with tech companies and in health incubators to exploit the innovation infrastructure, talent pool and accelerated innovation adoption pathway to get treatments to patients faster.
The breath of Manchester’s offering across healthcare and digital including world leading research centres is a unique offering. The Manchester Centre for Genomic medicine is one of the largest and most comprehensive genetics units in Europe. In addition, The Manchester Molecular Pathology Innovation Centre works to convert biomarkers into clinically useable tests alongside the Stoller Biomarker Discovery Centre which finds new biomarkers. For companies looking to analyse health data there is a data ecosystem in place to analyse electronic patient records in addition to genomics and biomarker data. The city is 国际利来城home to the only fully e-enabled National Health Service (NHS) Trust in England and is a global digital exemplar.
For businesses wanting to access the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) there are a number of centres designed to help businesses test and speed up the adoption of innovations into the health service. Among others these include:
The MedTech Centre - a specialist incubator centre for companies developing innovative products and services in the medical devices and diagnostics sector. It is a joint venture between the local NHS trust, Manchester Science Partnerships and TRUSTTECH – The North West NHS innovation service.
Manchester: Integrating Medicine and Innovative Technology (MIMIT) is the first international affiliate of CIMIT, a Boston, US based initiative of academic and healthcare organisations. A range of clinicians, scientists, health economists and investors are brought together to develop innovative MedTech through rigorous scoping/ validation of unmet clinical need and de risk investment.
To access these innovation assets and find out how Manchester can help your business grow, please contact MIDAS, Manchester’s Inward Investment Agency.
Manchester is the only UK city to have devolved control of its health and social care budget totalling £6bn per year. City leaders have developed a streamlined innovation adoption pathway to test disruptive innovations and ensure adoption at pace and scale.
Manchester is 国际利来城home to four universities and attracts 100,000 university students to study in the city at any time. These universities partner with companies globally across both digital and healthcare as well as provide a steady stream of graduates into the workforce.
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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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