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Facilities and initiatives that can help with translation

National initiatives

There are many national resources available to you. These include:

Examples of local initiatives and facilities

Therapeutic innovations networks are hosted by the UCL translational office. They aim to bring together multidisciplinary researchers and industry experts to tackle common obstacles and mobilise around strategic opportunities to accelerate translation. Networks include biologics, cell and gene therapies, devices and diagnostics, regenerative medicines, repurposing and small molecules.

The University of Edinburgh Healthcare Technology Accelerator Facility (HTAF), is an initiative to expedite the development and commercialisation of healthcare technology. HTAF removes the barriers that frequently prevent the development and translation of new healthcare technology, by providing facilities and services such as biological validation labs, specialist manufacture, regulatory experts, experienced project managers, as well as access to industry collaborators.

Get in touch with the team

These are just a couple of examples of how universities are accelerating translation. Let us know if you would like us to showcase any others.

Email: rsc@mrc.ukri.org

Last updated: 5 December 2023

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