The innovation lab is part of the Integrated Covid Hub North East, hosted by Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and based in The Biosphere at The Helix.
We offer a wide range of services, covering everything needed to scientifically evaluate and validate new diagnostics, including access to a biobank of clinical samples
Meet the team
Our team of NHS scientists has extensive expertise in life sciences, methodology, clinical research and phlebotomy.
Since launching in January 2021, we have engaged with over 60 potential clients and worked with national and international companies to evaluate their diagnostics and develop scientific testing protocols.
If you think we could help with your work, we would be delighted to hear from you.