In 2010, The MedTech Centre was officially opened by Sue Dunkerton who is Co-Director of the UK’s HealthTech & Medicines Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN), a government sponsored initiative to support innovation and technology exploitation in the broad healthcare industries. She is also Associate Director & Business Manager at TWI, one of Europe’s leading Research and Technology Organisations.

Jim Bristow, MTC Manager said “It was an honour to have Sue open the MTC, and provides a clear statement of the importance placed on the role of technology incubation. The event went very well and was attended by a broad cross section of the Medical Technology community from across the country”.

Welcome to the future of healthcare business incubation…

The MedTECH Centre Incubator is the first joint venture between the NHS (Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust & TRUSTECH) and the private sector (Manchester Science Parks) with the objective of stimulating the growth of successful healthcare technology companies.

A home for your MedTECH business start up…

The MedTECH Centre is a specialist business incubator for innovators who are developing technology which can help the NHS to provide high-quality, efficient care to its patients.

You do not have to work for the NHS to base your company in MTCi…

The MedTECH Centre provides a new approach to the development of medical technology. where the NHS and the private sector collaborate to meet the needs of the healthcare system.

Access to NHS expertise…

The incubator is within a few minutes walking distance of the largest clinical academic campus in Europe, comprising five hospitals which treat around a million patients each year (St Mary’s Hospital (women’s hospital), Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital, Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, Manchester Dental Hospital and Manchester Royal Infirmary) and the Manchester Universities.

Stimulating Health and Wealth…

Innovators have the chance to work alongside NHS partners to accelerate new products into the NHS market.


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