Sheffield is a national leader in health economics, advanced manufacturing and neuroscience. It is home to the Medical Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre and the Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience. The Insigneo Institute is a unique multi disciplinary centre for the advancement of insilico medicine.


Centres and Institutions

Sheffield University:

Sheffield University Medical School has three research departments and a proud track record of discovery and innovation.

Genomic Medicine Centre:

The GMCs have a track-record of providing excellence in genomic services.

Yorkshire & Humber Academic Health Science Network (AHSN):

Y&H AHSN is focused on adopting and spreading proven innovation, research and evidence at pace and scale – improving clinical outcomes through driving behaviour change, building collaboration and encouraging enterprise and investment.

Insigneo Institute:

The Insigneo Institute for insilico medicine is a collaborative initiative between the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

NIHR Sheffield Clinical Research Facility:

A purpose-built, state-of-the-art, dedicated research facilities which provide a specialist environment for the conduct of high quality clinical research.

School for Health Related Research:

The largest multidisciplinary school of health research in the UK.

Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre (ECMC):

Conducts research identifying biomarkers associated with genetic susceptibility to cancer, carcinogenesis, disease progression and response to treatment.

Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience (SITraN):

One of the world leading centres for research into Motor Neurone Disease, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Disease

Chemical Engineering at the Life Science Interface (ChELSI):

Bringing life science interface work right into the heart of chemical engineering. Substantially funded by the Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and the University of Sheffield.

Florey Institute:

World-class research into infectious diseases - developing radical solutions to the global problems of disease and antimicrobial drug resistance.

The University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC):

The University of Sheffield AMRC with Boeing identifies, researches and resolves advanced manufacturing problems.

EULAR Centre of Excellence in Rheumatology:

One of 18 European centres of excellence in rheumatology.

Fusion IP:

Technology transfer organisation for University of Sheffield and Cardiff University (guaranteeing university equity in spin-out companies).

The Healthcare Gateway:

A joint venture to implement a Medical Interoperability Gateway to facilitate the sharing of data between healthcare professionals.


Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust:

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK’s largest, busiest and most successful NHS Foundation Trusts.

Northern General Hospital:

This hospital contains an NIHR funded clinical research facility.

Sheffield Children’s Hospital:

The Sheffield Children's Clinical Research Facility (CCRF) opened in 2008 as the first dedicated CCRF in the UK.

Weston Park Hospital:

Weston Park Hospital is one of only four dedicated cancer hospitals in the country.

Royal Hallamshire Hospital:

Nearly 6,000 staff work at the Royal Hallamshire in a wide variety of clinical and non-clinical roles.

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