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The Vision for Edinburgh BioQuarter

Edinburgh BioQuarter is a leading location for healthcare delivery, groundbreaking medical research and health innovation. Our vision is to unlock BioQuarter’s full innovation potential, accelerate its growth and become a global destination for pioneering health innovation and enterprise.

Over the next decade BioQuarter will transition into Edinburgh’s Health Innovation District – a new mixed use, urban neighbourhood of Edinburgh, centred around a world leading community of health innovators and companies.

What's at Edinburgh BioQuarter - a virtual visit

Queen’s Medical Research Institute

A world-leading clinical research facility, the Queen’s Medical Research Institute has four strategic centres, addressing major disease challenges.

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Edinburgh Imaging

Edinburgh Imaging clinicians, researchers and scientists work together to advance health through excellence in imaging science.

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University of Edinburgh Medical School, Chancellors Building

Edinburgh Medical School is a large medical school, delivering first-class education in first-class facilities by dedicated people who are at the cutting edge.

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Anne Rowling Regenerative Neurology Clinic

The Anne Rowling Clinic is Edinburgh’s hub for clinical trials into neurodegenerative diseases. Advancing Science, Building Hope.

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Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

A flagship teaching hospital which has been delivering pioneering healthcare since 1729.

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Simpsons Centre for Reproductive Health, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

Simpson’s is the biggest maternity unit in Scotland with more than 6000 babies born every year. In 2011 NHS Lothian’s first birth centre opened, the midwife-led facilityp situated next to the Simpson Centre for Reproductive Health.

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Royal Hospital for Children and Young People and Department of Clinical Neurosciences

An exciting new chapter in the proud histories of The Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Department of Clinical Neurosciences and Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service will begin when they move to BioQuarter.

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University of Edinburgh MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine

Scientists and clinicians study stem cells, disease and tissue repair to advance human health.

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Centre for Tissue Repair

Will form part of the new Institute for Regeneration and Repair and will be home to over 600 stem cell researchers.

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Centre for Dementia Prevention in BioCube 1

The University of Edinburgh’s Centre for Dementia Prevention combines research in science, medicine and social sciences to lead global efforts in preventing dementia.

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BioCube 2

BioCube 2 forms part of the commercial office and lab space at BioQuarter. The 12,000 sq ft building was completed in 2018.

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NINE - Life Sciences Innovation Centre

Offering 85,000 sq ft of prime laboratory and office accommodation for Life Science companies big and small.

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The co-location of the prestigious Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh teaching hospital, a world-renowned school of medicine, leading medical research institutes and a host of ambitious life sciences companies delivers a formidable network of clinicians, academics, scientists and entrepreneurs.

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Latest news

Keep up to date with the latest developments, research and opportunities across our innovation  community.

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