At the core of the NIHR Newcastle MIC's service is: medical research excellence; the availability of large, well-characterised groups of patients and access to tissue and blood samples held in our biobanks. 

Our aim is to provide a smooth, fast, responsive system that is attractive to IVD companies of all sizes, which leads to a far greater proportion of high quality, cost-effective diagnostic tests entering the NHS for patient benefit.

The NIHR Newcastle MIC works with technology developers addressing unmet clinical needs with a focus on our three clinical themes