2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Christabel Pankhurst Institute for Health Technology Research and Innovation – Online Launch

Online event

The online launch of the University of Manchester’s Christabel Pankhurst Institute for Health Technology Research and Innovation will take place on the 12th January 2021.

The Institute is a £25m initiative to promote needs-led health technology research and innovation, providing end-to-end support for translation into practice, and acting as an external flagship for the University’s rapidly expanding health technology portfolio. A unique partnership between the University, NHS, business and local government, it will form an important part of the Greater Manchester health innovation ecosystem, working together to translate world-leading research into new products and services.

Building on the University’s research strengths in digital technology and advanced materials, the Institute will develop innovative solutions to pressing health and care challenges, fostering new collaborations, improving lives and catalysing growth in the health innovation business sector.

Introduced by University President Dame Nancy Rothwell, and Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham, the event will provide an opportunity to learn more about the Pankhurst, and how to get involved.

The research institute is being launched by The University of ManchesterManchester Science Partnerships (MSP), Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT), and Health Innovation Manchester (HInM).

This will be housed in a flagship building at the centre of the University’s campus on the Oxford Road Corridor, as well as having bespoke, state-of-the-art research and business development spaces at MSP’s Citylabs campus.

Find out more about The Christabel Pankhurst Institute in this short video.

If you have any questions please contact Ania Jolly: ania.jolly@manchester.ac.uk

On behalf of the University, and partners Health Innovation Manchester, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester Science Partnerships, and the Greater Manchester Combined Authority we very much look forward to welcoming you to the launch.

The Pankhurst Leadership Team:

Professors Chris Taylor, Sami Kaski, Julie Gough and Niels Peek.

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