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Browse our list of network members or search for a specific type of facility or support you need.

For further information, contact the team at translation@manchester.ac.uk.

 
  • Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust Biobank

    We are a not-for-profit service established to increase the availability and use of human biomaterials for research within academic institutions, NHS Trusts and private industry.

    Jay Brown, Biobank Manager
    email: jay.brown@mft.nhs.uk
    tel: 0161 701 1890

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  • Manchester Cancer Research Centre Biobank

    We collect cancer samples from five collaborating NHS trusts across the region.

    Jane Rogan, MCRC Biobank Business Manager
    email: jane.rogan@christie.nhs.uk
    tel: 0161 918 2110

    Biobank, biobank, facility, Facility
  • Manchester Allergy, Respiratory and Thoracic Surgery (ManARTS) Biobank

    We are a repository of biological samples and detailed clinical information from patients with a range of different diseases.

    Helen Francis, Biobank Manager
    email: helen.c.francis@manchester.ac.uk
    tel: 0161 291 2847

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  • Business engagement (University of Manchester)

    We support a range of activities including strategic partnerships, research projects, consultancy, knowledge exchange, sharing facilities, professional development and recruiting talent.

    Saq Rasul, Business Engagement Manager
    email: saqab.rasul@manchester.ac.uk
    tel: 07920 471453

    Advice, advice, Expertise, expertise
  • Cell and Gene Catapult

    Many companies in the cell and gene therapy industry start in academia which is why we are actively seeking to work with researchers in the field.

    We have formed partnerships with many academic institutions across the UK, giving them access to our state-of-the-art development and viral vector laboratories and to our in-house experts.

    Dr Lee Dunham
    email: lee.dunham@ct.catapult.org.uk
    website: ct.catapult.org.uk

    Advice, advice, Expertise, expertise, facility, Facility
  • Centre for Health Informatics

    The Centre for Health Informatics is multi-disciplinary by design and encourages diversity and collaboration to enhance research outputs.

    Ruth Norris, Research Programme Manager
    Email: ruth.norris@manchester.ac.uk

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  • Clean Room Facility, The University of Manchester

    We support University of Manchester researchers to translate their work from basic studies and pre-clinical work, to clinical trials, by providing the capacity to generate clinical grade investigational medicinal products (IMPs) and advanced therapy medicinal products (ATMPs).

    Joan Benson, Clean Room Manager
    Email: joan.benson@manchester.ac.uk
    Tel: 0161 275 7436

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  • Faculty Research Governance (The University of Manchester)

    We support researchers in the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health undertaking clinical and health-related research in the NHS, particularly when applying for ethical or regulatory approvals.

    email: fbmhethics@manchester.ac.uk

    advice, Advice, expertise, Expertise
  • Health and implementation (Health Innovation Manchester)

    We support researchers who have an innovation whether it be research, clinical or educational to realise adoption.

    Cath Barrow, Policy Manager
    email: cath.barrow@healthinnovationmanchester.com

    website: www.healthinnovationmanchester.com

    advice, Advice, expertise, Expertise
  • Diagnostics and Technology Accelerator (DiTA)

    Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust’s DiTA initiative is led by a multidisciplinary team of clinicians and methodologists, directed by Professor Rick Body, Professor and Honorary Consultant in Emergency Medicine, to catalyse the generation of evidence for commercially supplied in vitro diagnostics and medical technology.

    email: dita@mft.nhs.uk

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  • Manchester Clinical Trials Unit

    We aim to collaborate and conduct high-quality clinical research that leads to individual and societal benefit. Our team of 55 staff have expertise in the design, management, analysis and delivery of multi-centre

    Kevin O’Brien, Director

    email: kevin.obrien@manchester.ac.uk

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  • Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing (MICRA)

    We are a leading research centre carrying out multidisciplinary and collaborative research into fundamental questions about ageing.

    email: micra@manchester.ac.uk

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  • Manchester Institute of Biotechnology (MIB)

    Focusing on advanced quantitative approaches to specific biotechnology challenges at the interface between medicine and biology and the physical sciences, engineering, mathematics and computation the MIB enjoys a unique pluralistic and open research culture that is supported by world-class infrastructure.

    email: mib@manchester.ac.uk
    tel: 0161 306 5200

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  • Manchester Molecular Pathology Innovation Centre (MMPathIC)

    We provide an environment to facilitate the translation of stratified medicine and biomarker research into usable tests that can be implemented within the NHS.

    email: mmpathic@manchester.ac.uk
    tel: 0161 306 5334

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  • Manchester: Improving Medicine with Innovation and Technology (MIMIT)

    We support researchers by taking their observations regarding unmet needs within healthcare and facilitating partnerships, collaboration and funding to enable practical solutions to be found to solve these problems.

    email: mimit@manchester.ac.uk

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  • Rare Diseases (Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust)

    Stephanie Yau, Rare Disease Project Manager

    email: stephanie.yau@mft.nhs.uk
    tel: 0161 276 3835

    advice, Advice, expertise, Expertise
  • NIHR Manchester Biomedical Research Centre (BRC)

    We are the largest BRC outside of the South East and are funded to drive forward basic science discovery from the first translational gap into proof of concept. 

    Lisa Miles, BRC Operations Manager
    email: lisa.miles@mft.nhs.uk
    tel: 0161 701 2669 

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    advice, Advice, expertise, Expertise, facility, Facility
  • NIHR Manchester Clinical Research Facility (CRF)

    We deliver early phase studies in adults and children across all therapeutic areas and all cancer types.

    Helen Pidd, Operational Director
    email: helen.pidd@mft.nhs.uk

    facility Facility
  • Policy@Manchester

    We can identify audiences in the local, regional, and national policy world who may be interested in, or able to make good use of, your evidence.

    email: policy@manchester.ac.uk

    advice, Advice, expertise, Expertise
  • Research and Innovation (Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust)

    We provide advice and support in planning research, seeking Trust authorisation and submission of grant applications, research finance, how to improve research performance, and the recruitment and management of research staff.

    Kate Barugh, Hospital Research and Innovation Manager
    email: kate.barugh@mft.nhs.uk
    tel: 0161 276 6201

    advice, Advice, expertise, Expertise
  • Research Design Service North West

    We will support anyone applying to a national (or international) funding body in open, peer-reviewed competition to undertake applied health or social care research. 

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  • Research Impact

    Impact is the benefit research has (or has the potential to achieve) for any non-academic audience, be they industrial, governmental or the general public. Our cross-university team of Impact Officers support researchers in planning and realising the impact of their research.

    Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health contacts
    Faculty of Science and Engineering contacts

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  • Research Programme Managers’ Network (RPMN)

    RPMN was set up in 2013 to provide peer support to research programme and project managers working in health and social care in both NHS and university settings.

    Charlotte Stockton-Powdrell, Project Manager (University of Manchester)
    email: charlotte.stockton-powdrell@manchester.ac.uk

    Hayley Brooks, Clinical Trials Manager (Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust)
    email: hayley.brooks@mft.nhs.uk

    advice, Advice, expertise, Expertise
  • Salford Biorepository

    We provide a professional sample handling and storage service to support clinical research activities.

    Julie Oxton, Biorepository Manager
    email: julie.oxton@manchester.ac.uk
    tel: 0161 206 5415

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  • The Stoller Biomarker Discovery Centre

    We carry out research to identify biomarkers – the molecular clues to the presence of a disease.

    Emma Davis, QA Manager

    email: emma.davis@manchester.ac.uk

    centre, Centre, expertise, Expertise
  • Strategic Funding Team (University of Manchester)

    We work closely with academics in the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health to help them develop and realise their full funding potential. We provide a professional service aimed at supporting academic colleagues in the production and submission of ambitious, collaborative and multidisciplinary research and fellowship applications.

    email: sft@manchester.ac.uk

    advice, Advice, expertise, Expertise
  • SynBioChem

    Ros Le Feuvre, Director of Operations

    email: r.a.le-feuvre@manchester.ac.uk
    tel: 0161 306 5184

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  • UMIP (University of Manchester)

    We are a division of UMI3 Limited which is the University’s agent for intellectual property (IP) commercialisation. Our Commercialisation Executives can help you develop your early stage ideas into sustainable businesses or license opportunities, to provide economic and social benefit to our communities, and generate funds that can be reinvested in the University.

    See UMIP contacts

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  • Trustech

    We are an NHS organisation that improves health and social care through innovation. We work with NHS Trusts and their staff to capture, develop and introduce new technologies and services that will improve patient care and increase system efficiency.

    email: innovations@trustech.org.uk
    tel: 0161 701 5764

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