An easy-to-reach location combined with world-class research makes Manchester the ideal choice for your location or collaboration. Dynamic, entrepreneurial, multicultural, pioneering, influential - that’s Manchester. It is a thriving cosmopolitan city, constantly reinventing itself as it develops and expands.
Manchester is the commercial, financial, educational and cultural capital of the UK's largest economic region outside London. It is also the North West’s regional centre for retail and leisure; home to a major international airport and one of the largest student populations in Europe. It has transformed itself from an industrial city dependent on manufacturing to a prosperous, modern, international city. Manchester was the cradle for the industrial revolution. Nowadays, through a combination of world class academic research and commercial ventures, Manchester contributes to an industrial resolution.
UMIC is located at the centre of the University’s research cluster and provides the opportunity to network with the academic research staff as well as the highly trained scientists and clinicians within the University institutes. Proximity to Manchester city centre, the international airport and the major motorway infrastructure enables that network to extend nationally and globally.
As well as national and international sources of finance, Manchester has access to several local and regional-specific investment funds: