Translate your research

A partner of choice for academia and industry

Our extensive basic science portfolio, therapeutic discovery infrastructure, and experience in drug and technology development make us the perfect partner for translational research, whether you're in academia or industry.

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How we support drug discovery research

We fund a broad portfolio of investigator-led biotherapeutic and small molecule drug discovery, supported by an extensive core-funded infrastructure including the drug discovery sites of Cancer Research Horizons, our innovation engine.

How we develop new treatments

At the CRUK Centre for Drug Development (CDD) we translate today’s science into tomorrow’s medicine. The academic, pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors across the globe trust us to realise the full potential of their research. This is why we are the partner of choice for early phase cancer drug development.

How we develop new treatments

Cancer Research Horizons

Our expert teams at Cancer Research Horizons, our innovation engine, can work with you to develop promising ideas into successful cancer therapeutics, vaccines, diagnostics and enabling technologies.

We can support you with specialist expertise including project development, patent filing, licensing and partnering.

Entrepreneurial Programmes

Our entrepreneurial programme will show you how to build a business, connect you to a network of like-minded people and help you find the right advice and support, when you need it.

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Our Search & Evaluation Team can advise you on the options available for translating your research and the support available to you.



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