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Citylabs

A world-class hub for health innovation and precision medicine, part of Europe’s largest clinical academic campus.

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  • Direct access to the UK’s largest NHS Trust

  • Access to finance and funding

  • Access the UK’s largest student community and world-leading research university

  • Access to the skills and talent your business needs

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A world-class health innovation hub.

Citylabs is home to a cluster of diagnostics, medtech, digital health and genomics businesses driving the future of healthcare. Part of the Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust campus, Citylabs offers the perfect location for companies looking to grow and scale, with direct access to the NHS and over 20,000 STEM graduates each year.

Ideal for start-ups, scale-ups and global corporates in:

Life science, medtech, diagnostics, digital health, genomics, precision medicine and more.

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Citylabs is home to

  • Qiagen at Citylabs logo
  • Assay Technologies Ltd at Citylabs logo
  • Stoller Biomarker Discovery Centre at Citylabs logo
  • Yourgene Health at Citylabs logo
  • MAC at Citylabs logo
  • TAKAGI at Citylabs logo
  • Health Innovation Manchester at Citylabs logo
  • Nuffield Health at Citylabs logo

How we support you

Through our extensive partner network of universities, NHS Trusts, city councils and sector-specialist organisations, we can help you grow your business by connecting you to opportunities to access clinicians, finance, skills and talent and new markets.

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Support for your business

Regardless of the size or stage of your business, we'll work with you to source the right support for your needs.

Our partner network

  • Manchester Foundation Trust logo
  • The University of Manchester logo
  • Manchester Metropolitan University logo
  • Manchester City Council logo
  • Salford City Council logo
  • Cheshire East Council logo
  • Health Innovation Manchester

    Greater Manchester LEP

    MIDAS - Manchester’s Inward Investment Agency

  • Bionow

    Innovate UK

    Tech Nation

  • Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce

    UK Science Park Association (UKSPA)


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Our location

Oxford Road Corridor

Located on the campus of the UK’s largest NHS Trust and in one of Europe’s largest innovation districts, Citylabs is surrounded by some of Manchester’s finest cultural, clinical and academic facilities close to the city centre.

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Flexible office and lab space available

Our dedicated account managers will work with you to help you identify the type and amount of space you need, both today and in the future to achieve your business goals.

  • Office space from £23.50 per sq ft per month
  • Lab space from £23.50 per sq ft per month

A service charge is also payable (starting from £5.99 per sq ft) to help us keep the campus well maintained and running smoothly.

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Facilities and amenities

As well as flexible office and lab space, Citylabs also offers a range of facilities and amenities for your business to enjoy.


  • Conference and event spaces

  • Meeting rooms

  • Starbucks cafe

  • Gym access at Manchester Science Park

  • Showers

  • On-site car parking and electric vehicle charging

  • Cycle racks

  • Health and wellbeing events and activities


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Contact us to find out how we can support your business, whether you want to talk to us about your business goals or book a tour.

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