Industry and Partners

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We partner with industry, charity, academic and clinical organisations, as well as NIHR infrastructure, providing the expertise and state-of the art, purpose-built facilities to deliver high-quality experimental medicine studies.

Partners benefit from our links with internationally-renowned clinicians and key opinion leaders, and access to extensive patient groups as well as healthy volunteers. We have a proven track record of delivering complex trials to time and target for over 20 years.

Over half of our active research portfolio is delivering commercial studies, from first-in-human to complex phase 3 clinical trials in a wide range of health specialties, including pharmaceuticals, immune therapies, advanced therapy medicinal products (ATMPs) and medical devices.

Together with our campus investigators, we have built many successful partnerships with commercial companies, from large multinational pharmaceutical companies such as AstraZeneca, GSK, Roche, Novartis, MSD and Incyte to smaller, pioneering biotech and medtech companies such as Agios Pharmaceuticals, CellCentric, Owlstone Medical and many more.

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Since 2017, we have collaborated with over 160 companies, ranging from small start-up and small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) to large multinationals. We have delivered multiple studies with many of these companies, who continue to benefit from our facility’s expertise and flexible approach.

Benefits of Partnering with NIHR Cambridge Clinical Research Facility

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  • Excellent experimental medicine facilities for adults and children, with specialist equipment including: a pan-endoscopy suite; 2 calorimeter rooms; iDXA scanner; echocardiography; optical coherence tomography; magnetic resonance spectroscopy and much more.
  • Dedicated, highly-trained clinical research, biosample handling and administration teams to deliver and support a wide range of studies, including high-intensity and high-risk trials.
  • Access to a wide range of patient groups, healthy volunteers, NIHR BioResource cohorts and fresh biological samples via our research tissue bank. Click here to read more about VAMP Research Tissue Bank
  • Well-established collaborations with a wide range of local and national centres, organisations and people, including NHS Trusts, University of Cambridge and NIHR infrastructure.

Contact Us

To find out more about how we can support your commercial research, and to arrange to visit us, please contact Helen Morris, Experimental Medicine Operations Manager,

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