MIDAS is Manchester’s Inward Investment Agency which aims to attract foreign direct investment into the City region, as both a leading European business location and complimentary proposition to the UK’s capital, London.
As one of four key sectors identified by the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA), life sciences and healthcare in Manchester has a proven track record in establishing successful and ensuring partnerships between industry, academia and the National Health Service (NHS). The city is home to Health Innovation Manchester, a unique academic health science innovation partnership formed to speed up the discovery, development and delivery of innovative solutions to improve patient outcomes and address unmet clinical need.
Manchester is the only UK city region to integrate health and social care and have devolved control of its £6 billion healthcare budget. Our sector team is perfectly placed to assist industry in accessing these opportunities, through business support services and its extensive reach into the life science and healthcare ecosystem.