Business engagement

Partnering with academics in the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health can help your business access world-leading research and innovation opportunities. You'll be at the heart of a collaboration that offers knowledge transfer from across our range of academic expertise.

Whether you are a promising small or medium-sized business or an international blue-chip firm, we are here to support your journey.

We can help you identify the right relationship to take you forward in the biomedical, life sciences, and healthcare technologies sectors. This could include partnerships around early-stage novel research or translational discoveries ready to be implemented and delivered at the cutting edge.

We can guide you and your business through the range of options available. These range from collaborative research, consultancy, and knowledge exchange, to commercialisation and support with intellectual property, through our links with the University's Innovation Factory.

Our research

Research in the Faculty ranges from understanding fundamental mechanisms underpinning health and how they are disturbed in disease, to the development of new diagnostic tests, treatments and technologies.

Our researchers are affiliated with several interdisciplinary institutes, centres, and organisations. These include:

  • Manchester Collaborative Centre for Inflammation Research (MCCIR)
  • NIHR Clinical Research Network
  • NIHR Biomedical Research Centre
  • Manchester Cancer Research Centre
  • Stoller Biomarker Discovery Centre

Some researchers are also key members of Health Innovation Manchester and the Christabel Pankhurst Institute for Health Technology. Learn more about our research.

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