The Institute of Cancer Research, London, and the London Borough of Sutton are working in partnership to develop The London Cancer Hub. The vision is to create a leading district for cancer research, treatment and commercial enterprise.
Currently under development is the new Innovation Gateway. This will provide around 6,300 square feet of incubator space at the heart of The London Cancer Hub, the Innovation Gateway offers high-quality laboratory, office and collaboration space for a range of innovative companies working in areas of the life sciences related to cancer. There will be a particular emphasis on accommodating start-ups, spin-outs and small teams from the biotech, medtech, data science and pharmaceutical industries.
The creation of the Innovation Gateway is a significant step forward in realising the vision of The London Cancer Hub, which is projected to create 7,000 jobs in the life sciences and contribute £1.2bn each year to the UK’s economy.
The Innovation Gateway is located in Sutton, south London, with excellent access to talent pools across both London and Surrey. It aims to play a leading role in establishing an ‘open innovation’ ecosystem across The London Cancer Hub – by creating opportunities for companies to collaborate with world-class scientists at The Institute of Cancer Research, London, and to interact with each other, enabling a free flow of ideas across sectors and between organisations of different specialisms and sizes. Most importantly, it aims to drive forward the development of new treatments and technologies that will benefit cancer patients.
The Innovation Gateway offers companies an exciting opportunity to work closely and side by side with scientists and clinicians at The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) – including at the new Centre for Cancer Drug Discovery next door. They will also have the chance to share knowledge and develop collaborations with other companies within the Innovation Gateway and across The London Cancer Hub more widely. The London Borough of Sutton, as the project partner, will be offering the economic development support to ensure occupiers receive the full benefits from the wider partnership and collaboration opportunities in the sub-region.
Work has begun to create a new Innovation Gateway – a high-quality incubator space for life-science companies – at the heart of The London Cancer Hub in Sutton, South London. The creation of the Innovation Gateway is a significant step in realising the vision...
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