UKSPA Directory 2017 2017-18 - Page 249

UKSPA Directory 2017 Scotland | Full Member 249 Its position The Forum is within open the to the public new Queen and Elizabeth is a space to meet, eat, University Hospital collaborate and network campus is ideal The Clinical Innovation Zone provides an unrivalled opportunity for tenant companies to engage with world-leading research within a flexible, state-of-the-art clinical environment. Fle xible Space The CIZ has been designed with collaboration at its heart. The innovative working environment, at the interface of academia and the NHS, provides an opportunity for industry to secure lab, office or hot desking space. Available space consists of 22,000 sq ft of high specification managed units in a modern and secure environment. Units can be easily and rapidly configured to accommodate office or laboratory operations, up to category 2. Single or multiple desks are also available in our Touchdown Space – a creative working environment designed to initiate and facilitate collaboration. Managing the CIZ Managed by the University of Glasgow, the Clinical Innovation Zone is one of three innovation-focused facilities funded by Glasgow City Region City Deal (GCRCD), and benefits from strong links to the other pioneering facilities (with access to a broad range of business support). The facility seeks companies across the broad spectrum of precision medicine, imaging, and diagnostics who wish to collaborate with academic and NHS researchers, including the Stratified Medicine Scotland “CIZ provides an unrivalled opportunity Innovation Centre. for tenant companies to engage with Licence agreements are flexible and world-leading research in a state-of- designed to support the‑art clinical environment” the aspirations of our partners – short or longer term. Flexibility also extends to touchdown space developed for companies, including Tr a n s p o r t l i n k s overseas companies, who do not wish to have a permanent base on-site. Professor Dame Anna Dominiczak, Regius Professor of Medicine, Vice Principal, and Head of the College of Campus on regular bus routes Medical, Veterinary & Life Sciences at Glasgow International Airport the University of Glasgow, said: “What Cardonald Train/Govan Underground makes this hospital campus so exciting is the triple helix partnership between the NHS, University, and industry. We have a N e a r by world-leading University working with a forward-thinking health board, and access to some of the brightest and best industry partners on earth.” Serene Lek, CEO of Clinnovate Health 6 miles from Glasgow City Centre UK Ltd, Singapore investor, said: “We are Accessible via A739 and M8 excited to be located at the heart of the Glasgow International Airport Precision Medicine Ecosystem within the University of Glasgow. We see great synergy with the various entities, given Str a te g i c n e tw o r k that we focus on both integrative diagnostics and personalised treatment. It has since helped us to accelerate partnerships with a number of groups within Scotland and the NHS who are University of Glasgow carrying out clinical research into cancer, NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde fibrosis, and kidney transplantation.” ■ MRC and GCRCD