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Research and Innovation

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Carrying out research into the best way to fight children’s illnesses has been one of our three main ambitions ever since our hospital opened in 1852.

We’ve come a long way since then and, with our dedicated research partner the UCL Institute of Child Health (ICH), we now form the largest paediatric centre in Europe dedicated to both clinical and basic scientific research.

We are committed to carrying out pioneering research to find treatments and cures for some of the most complex illnesses, for the benefit of children here in the UK and worldwide.

Great Ormond Street Hospital and UCL Institute of Child Health were awarded NIHR Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) status in 2007, and had the award renewed in 2011. This was in recognition of the research conducted in the organisation. We are the only paediatric BRC in the UK.

Discover more about research and innovation at GOSH and the ICH.
Find out more about the research infrastructure and facilities we have available.
Information for commercial and academic partners about how to work with us.

Find out about research opportunities and hear from other children and families.
Learn more about the support and resources available to researchers. 

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Contact us

R&D Office 
UCL Institute of Child Health & Great Ormond Street Hospital 
30 Guilford Street
London. WC1N 1EH

Tel: 020 7905 2700 
Fax: 020 7905 2201