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

University of Sheffield:

The University of Sheffield's Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health is one of the major UK centres for Education and Research in health and related subjects, with four research departments and a Medical School teaching over 2,500 students each year.

Sheffield Hallam University:

Sheffield Hallam University's research focuses on three key themes: enabling healthier lives, building stronger communities and driving future economies.

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.

Sheffield NIHR Biomedical Research Centre:

The UK’s only Biomedical Research Centre dedicated to neurology. Main areas of research are: neurodegenerative diseases, neuroinflammation and cerebrovascular disease.

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 Medical Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC):

The Medical AMRC has more than 40 multi-disciplined engineers from a wide range of industrial backgrounds who have extensive experience in solving problems through engineering design, product development and access to clinical expertise.

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).

Sheffield Healthcare Gateway:

The access route for service providers and pharmaceutical, clinical, life science and biomedical companies wanting to create healthcare partnerships and collaborations with the University of Sheffield.

Sheffield Neuroscience:

A world leading Neuroscience research institution at the University of Sheffield that brings together researchers across medicine, science and engineering.

Centre for Assistive Technology and Connected Healthcare (CATCH):

A translational research centre that harnesses new technologies to enable people to live well and age well.


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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