University of Glasgow takes possession of medical imaging centre
March 28 2017£32m medical imaging centre at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Govan.
The Imaging Centre of Excellence (ICE) was built in collaboration with the NHS and Medical Research Council to draw together academics and business in order to translate ongoing research into business opportunities.
Professor dame Anna Dominiczak, vice principal and head of the College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, commented: “The ICE isn’t about ivory tower research, it is about bringing world-leading clinical academics together with industry to collaborate and to create something that not only positively benefits patients but also brings a meaningful economic benefit as well.”
Specialising in precision medicine the BMJ Architects designed facility will play host to a cutting-edge MRI scanner (costing £10m and weighing 17.5 tonnes), a floor dedicated to neuro operating theatres and a 22,000sq/ft clinical innovation zone.
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