Facility: Clinical Translationial Research and Innovation Centre (C-TRIC)


C-TRIC is a partnership between the Western Health and Social Care Trust, the University of Ulster and Derry City Council.

It is a unique facility, located at Altnagelvin Hospital in Derry, to promote and facilitate translational and clinical research, the primary objective of which is to reduce both the time to market and the costs associated with research and development of innovative health technologies, medical devices and therapeutics.

C-TRIC’s unique infrastructure and key support staff facilitate clinical research and innovation, enabling the streamlining of developments from the laboratory to the market place through a focused ‘bench to bedside’ approach.

C-TRIC creates the opportunity to develop and exploit partnerships between academic researchers, clinical practitioners and industry and provides specialist workspace and services for researchers, clinicians and the biotechnology industry - including the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, medical device and healthcare technology sectors.


  • http://biomed.science.ulster.ac.uk/bmsri/-Clinical-Translational-Research-.html