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Services to Industry

Industry Engagement

Achieving the key objectives of the Molecular Pathology Node will generate world-class facilities and expertise in Newcastle that can be harnessed to drive innovation and collaboration with industry and to deliver rapid uptake of novel diagnostic tests and techniques into clinical practice, improving outcomes for patients.

Supporting industry product development

The Newcastle Molecular Pathology Node has access to a wide range of expertise and can provide access to state of the art technology platforms. A dedicated team of highly skilled scientists within the Proximity and satellite laboratories can support the development of commercial programmes. Services include:

Access to well characterized archival tissue samples


Pathology services

Imaging and analysis

Clinical performance evaluation

Development and Commercialisation Partnerships

Node activity is already driving innovation in diagnostic tools and the work of the proximity lab will identify potential biomarkers and develop pathology techniques. The Node is looking to work closely with industry partners to identify potential markets for innovation, to translate intellectual property to address unmet needs, to access support for investment, product development, validation and commericalisation.

If you are interested in collaboration or commercial opportunities, please contact Claire Heron

Tel 0191 282 6148 email: