We work with companies in a number of ways, including the delivery of commercially sponsored studies.

Learn more about how we can help you to achieve your goals below.

Clinical trials

We have a comprehensive research infrastructure, robust processes, diverse patient cohorts and the experience of managing commercially led clinical trials.

Access to clinical expertise and facilities

Working with our Innovation Management Service, TRUSTECH, we provide a range of commercial consultancy services to help UK and international companies develop medicines and vaccines, medical devices and equipment, diagnostics and screening tools, education and training materials, and software and information services:

  • Market research
  • Business case development
  • Proof of market studies
  • Clinical validations
  • Project management

To learn more about accessing clinical expertise and facilities please contact Rebecca Ryan, TRUSTECH Administration Manager, via email: innovations@trustech.org.uk

Licencing NHS Intellectual Property (IP) to develop new healthcare products

Manchester Health Ventures (MHV), a wholly-owned company of Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, manages the Trust’s Intellectual Property assets.

To learn more about opportunities to licence CMFT intellectual property and co-develop innovative medical technologies, please contact Dr Sunita Jones, Commercial Manager at MHV, via telephone: 0161 701 8158 or email: Sunita.Jones@cmft.nhs.uk.

If you are a CMFT employee requiring innovation management advice, please contact TRUSTECH, our innovation management service provider via email:  innovations@trustech.org.uk

Accommodation and support on the largest clinical-academic campus in Europe

Our collaboration with Manchester Science Partnerships (MSP), Citylabs provides accommodation for biomedical companies on our hospital site, plus access to clinical expertise to inform understanding of market need and develop/trial new diagnostics and devices.

Through the MedTech Centre Incubator, the partnership can also provide accommodation and support to smaller companies and innovators developing technology, which will help the NHS to provide high-quality, efficient care to its patients.

Please contact Marketing and Industry Engagement Manager, Emma.Smith@cmft.nhs.uk (+44(0) 161 701 2679), to discuss your requirements.