Strategic partnerships

As well as the four partner organisations that have come together to form the Oxford Academic Health Science Centre, there are a number of other important strategic partnerships which support the development of technologies to deliver patient benefits. The key ones are listed below:

  • The National Institute for Health Research
    • The Oxford Biomedical Research Centre – currently a £95.5m programme delivered with the University of Oxford, awarded £113.7m for 2017-2022, comprising 20 research themes including cancer, diabetes, genetics, neurology, infection, musculoskeletal, stroke and surgery.
    • The Oxford Health Biomedical Research Centre – a newly awarded £12.8m programme delivered with the University of Oxford, one of two across the country dedicated to mental health and dementia, launching in April 2017-2022.
    • The Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC)
    • Clinical Research Networks
    • Translational Research Partnerships
    • Health Informatics Collaboration
    • Diagnostic Evidence Co-operatives
  • Commissioners, public health, local authorities and Local Enterprise Partnerships
  • Oxford Academic Health Science Network

Other Oxford-based funders include the Medical Research Council, the Wellcome Trust and Cancer Research UK.

The University of Oxford and Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust are working with other partners to deliver a BioEscalator to translate scientific advances into commercial healthcare products.

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