CityLabs 1, Oxford Road Corridor, Manchester

Citylabs is the only development of its kind in the UK, based on a joint venture partnership between Manchester Science Partnerships (MSP) – the UK’s leading science and technology park operator, and Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) – the UK’s largest NHS provider Trust.

Citylabs brings together and accelerates collaboration between the NHS, scientific and academic communities and industry on the largest clinical academic campus in Europe and in the heart of Manchester’s Innovation District – the Oxford Road Corridor.

Citylabs provides opportunities for health and medical technology businesses to grow and co-create new health products in collaboration with the NHS and academia, and is strategically aligned with the NHS’ ‘Innovation, Health and Wealth’ agenda.

The £60m expansion to the Citylabs campus – the development of Citylabs 2.0 & 3.0, will also create a national hub for precision medicine and data analytics innovation.

Businesses who locate to the Citylabs campus can benefit from the Corridor Manchester Enterprise Zone, a UK government designation which reduces set up, operational and expansion costs. Businesses can access up to £55,000 rate relief per year for up to five years. Find out more information and apply here or email

By locating at Citylabs, companies receive growth support from a range of specialist services including access to finance, talent, markets and university and clinical resources. MSP also offers a comprehensive events programme, both business support and social.

Citylabs is the perfect environment for companies in the health and medical technology sector to succeed. These include those working within:

  • Digital health
  • Medical devices
  • Diagnostics
  • Precision medicine
  • Biomaterials
  • National and international R&D infrastructure