Harnessing world-leading discovery science and clinical expertise to develop innovative therapeutics, devices and diagnostics for healthcare

First-in-Human Research

Examples of research projects testing out new drugs, devices and diagnostics in humans for the first time. The BRC is specifically aimed at supporting these kinds of experimental medicine studies.


The NIHR Imperial BRC has developed a range of innovative device technologies, in collaboration with scientists in our Faculties of Natural Sciences and Engineering. Some of the most recent are highlighted here.


The NIHR Imperial BRC has a strong, successful track record of collaborating with life sciences and other related industries, academic institutions, charities and research organisations. Most recent examples can be found here.