School of Medicine
Professor Liz Sockett working in a lab in the Medical School

Industry Partnerships

Our researchers study everything from the mechanisms underlying disease through to full-scale clinical trials. These projects have resulted in long-term partnerships with over 100 companies in the last ten years. These have ranged from start-ups and small businesses to global pharmaceutical companies.

List of some of our industry partnerships
 Company Name Company Description
AstraZeneca  A global pharmaceutical company pushing the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines. Some of our studies into respiratory disease have received investment from AstraZeneca. We've also worked with them on trials on thrombosis and haemostasis.
deCODE genetics A global leader in analysing and understanding the human genome. We've worked with tools from deCODE genetics in our research into thrombosis and haemostasis.
GlaxoSmithKline A global healthcare company that researches, develops and manufactures innovative pharmaceutical medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products. GSK are among the sponsors of our PhD programmes and we work with them on some trials.

A global pharmaceutical company focusing on specific areas of medicine including:

  • cardiovascular and metabolism,
  • immunology,
  • infectious diseases and vaccines,
  • neuroscience,
  • oncology,
  • pulmonary hypertension.

Janssen proved the research grant which led to the opening of the Ex Vivo Cancer Pharmacology Centre of Excellence.

Mologic A leading developer of lateral flow and rapid diagnostic technologies, products and services in human healthcare, agriculture and aquaculture. Mologic are among the sponsors of our PhD programmes.
Novartis A group which develops, manufactures and markets innovative medicines, devices and diagnostic tests which help improve patient outcomes. They are among the sponsors of our PhD programmes.
ONO Pharmaceuticals ONO is a Japanese company which focuses on drug discovery leads that are high in certainty and globally competitive. Their aim is to help to further drug development. We've used tools from ONO in our research into thrombosis and haemostasis.
Pfizer One of the world's premier innovative biopharmaceutical companies, discovering, developing and providing over 170 different medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products. Pfizer have helped fund our studies into respiratory disease.
Source BioScience  A Nottingham based company which is an international provider of integrated state of the art Laboratory Services and Products. We collaborate with them on our studies into respiratory disease.


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