The Anglia Ruskin MedTech Campus will bring together all of the essential components of the innovation process, provide one of the world’s largest health innovation spaces and drive business growth in the UK MedTech sector. It will also help to establish Essex and the UK as a global centre in this sector and will secure local and national economic growth.
The focus, collaboration and added value brought forward by the venture have been decisive in securing the active support of a range of private and public sector interests, including central government, especially the Department of Health.
The venture is a partnership between Anglia Ruskin University (with its Postgraduate Medical Institute, PMI, providing a network of hospital and mental health trust partners and community-based providers), Chelmsford City Council, Harlow District Council and Southend-on-Sea Borough Council. The founding partners are supported by a number of other key stakeholders in industry, local and central government and the NHS.
A BUSINESS NETWORK SERVICE which will provide a dedicated and focused range of services to companies in the medical and assisted living technologies and service businesses sector.
COMMERCIALLY DRIVEN SITE DEVELOPMENTS promoted by the partnership to bring together land owners, developers and investors to deliver a campus based over three sites in Chelmsford, Harlow and Southend-on-Sea. These sites will provide the infrastructure necessary to support innovation with a combined space of at least 120 acres.
MEDTECH INNOVATION AND ECONOMIC GROWTH ON A GLOBAL SCALE