- The London Cancer Hub in Sutton will have a new incubator and collaboration space for life-science companies.
- The innovation gateway will introduce ranges of innovative spin-outs and start-ups and get an opportunity to work with world-leading Cancer researchers.
- The Innovation Gateway contains around 6,300 square feet of space, of which about 3,500 square feet is set to be new laboratories.
The London Cancer Hub in Sutton, South London has opened its doors for a new incubator and collaboration space for innovative life-science companies. It aims to be the world’s leading district for cancer research, treatment, and commercial enterprise. To attain this goal, the Innovative Gateway will offer laboratory, office, and collaboration facilities at the heart of the London Cancer Hub.
In this collaboration, the lead partners The London Cancer Hub, The Institute of Cancer Research, London, and the London Borough of Sutton, will be attracting a range of life science Companies interested in collaborating or working with the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) or other London Cancer Hub occupants.
Innovation Gateway for a breakthrough in cancer
The Innovation Gateway will welcome a range of innovative spin-outs and start-ups, along with ICR emerging innovations. It will be built near the state-of-art Centre for Cancer Drug Discovery. The Innovation Gateway will be around 6,300 sq. ft., and 3,500 sq. ft. is dedicated to new laboratories.
The London Cancer Hub already has big key players like ICR and the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, which have together become the leading four centers for cancer research and treatment worldwide.
The participants of Innovation gateway will have the opportunity to collaborate with the world’s leading cancer researchers at ICR, along with access to some of the most advanced equipment and facilities—including the new £75m Centre for Cancer Drug Discovery, which is only meters away.
The Innovation Gateway will give access to a range of facilities at the ICR including,
- Genomics technologies
- ICR’s proteomics facility
- Bespoke mechanical and engineering services and 3D printing
- Light microscopes and multi-parameter flow cytometers
- Communal areas including café and catering facilities