VARIOUS LOCAL MEDIA: Plans for a world-leading cancer research centre receive £25m in Government funding

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Release date: 10/7/2019

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Plans to create a globally leading cancer research centre in Manchester have been awarded £25 million by the Research England UK Research Partnership Investment Fund (UKRPIF).

The new research facility, currently known as the Paterson Redevelopment Project (PRP), will be built at The Christie on the site of the old Paterson building, which suffered fire damage in April 2017, displacing over 300 scientists and support staff.

The PRP is a multi-million pound development led by The Christie on behalf of the Manchester Cancer Research Centre (MCRC), an internationally renowned partnership between The University of Manchester, Cancer Research UK and The Christie.

https://www.manchester.ac.uk/discover/news/plans-for-a-world-leading-cancer-research-centre-receive-25m-in-government-funding/

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TitlePlans to replace fire-hit Paterson cancer research building at The Christie given £25m boost
Media name/outletManchester Evening News
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date10/07/19
DescriptionAmbitious plans to build a new 'world-leading' cancer research centre at The Christie have been given a multi-million pound boost.

Bosses at the cancer hospital want to replace the fire-ravaged Paterson building with a new development at the existing Wilmslow Road site in Withington.

The Paterson Redevelopment Project has been given another boost after being awarded £25m by the Research England UK Research Partnership Investment Fund (UKRPIF).

The development is being led by The Christie on behalf of the Manchester Cancer Research Centre (MCRC) - a partnership between The University of Manchester, Cancer Research UK and The Christie.
URLhttps://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/plans-replace-fire-hit-paterson-16562332
PersonsRobert Bristow, Nancy Rothwell