Confirmed Partners


The University of Manchester
The University of Manchester, a member of the prestigious Russell Group of British universities, is the largest and most popular university in the UK. It has 20 academic schools and hundreds of specialist research groups undertaking pioneering multi-disciplinary teaching and research of worldwide significance. The University of Manchester is one of the country’s major research institutions, rated fifth in the UK in terms of ‘research power’ (REF 2014), and has had no fewer than 25 Nobel laureates either work or study there. The University had an annual income of £1 billion in 2014/15.


Connected Health Cities
Connected Health Cities (CHC) is a £20m investment by the Department of Health targeted in the city regions of north England. Delivered on behalf of the Northern Health Science Alliance, CHC is safely and securely combining population data and technology to address chronic disease burdens and reduce early mortality in therapeutic areas most relevant to the local population.

Working with the public, CHC is uniting experts from academia, NHS and industry to improve health services. #DataSavesLives


Health Innovation Manchester
Health Innovation Manchester (HInM) is a partnership between the region’s academic and research institutions, our NHS and social care providers, and industry. Our purpose is to align the strengths of this partnership to the health and social care needs of our 2.8m citizens, and accelerate the discovery, development, and delivery of innovations which will improve the health and wellbeing of Greater Manchester.

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ELIXIR unites Europe’s leading life-science organisations in managing and safeguarding the massive amounts of data being generated in publicly funded research. It coordinates, integrates and sustains bioinformatics resources across its Member States and enables users in academia and industry to access vital services for their research.

Located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) leads cutting-edge population-based health research to evaluate health care delivery and outcomes for Ontario’s more than 13 million residents. ICES researchers access a vast and secure array of health-related data, including population-based health surveys, anonymous patient records, as well as clinical and administrative databases. ICES goes to great lengths to protect privacy and is recognized as an international leader in maintaining the privacy and security of health information.

Intelligent Medical Objects (IMO)
Intelligent Medical Objects (IMO) is the market leader in terminology services for electronic healthcare records systems. With IMO ProblemIT Terminology, users gain access to over 260,000 clinician-friendly medical terms and concepts seamlessly mapped to all standard international nomenclatures and code sets. IMO provides Clinical Interface Terminology to support the use of ICD-10 and the adoption of SNOMED CT® in recording symptoms, diagnoses, and co-morbidities. Learn more at and follow us on Twitter @IMOsolutions

SAIL Databank
SAIL Databank is a world-class complete solution to sourcing, accessing, linking and analysing anonymised health and population data all within a robust, proportionate governed infrastructure that is safe and secure. Researchers can access a broad range of routinely collected data spanning up to 20 years from an entire population. SAIL Databank provides you with pre-linked, anonymised datasets ready for analysis that can be accessed remotely via our unique SAIL Gateway platform, complete with analysis tools.

Since 1985, Timberlake is the official Stata Distributor for the UK & Ireland. With this experience we are the leader in providing support and distribution of Stata, as well as delivery of training. Stata is a complete integrated statistical software package that provides everything you need for data analysis, data management and graphics. With Stata you get everything in one package.
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