Collaborations and international partnerships drive breakthrough research, improving the quality, scale and impact of research outcomes, and increasing the likelihood of major innovations. The University of Melbourne Centre for Cancer Research engages in both local and global collaborations.
The University of Melbourne welcomes approaches from organisations interested in collaborative research, or using technologies we have developed. Contact us if you are interested in playing a part of the development of life-changing discoveries for cancer patients.
Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre
In the genomics era, partnerships are critical to advancing cancer research. The UMCCR is a proud partner of the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC) alliance, facilitating the sharing of infrastructure and supporting collaboration between 10 leading medical research, academic and clinical institutions .
The VCCC partners work strategically together, integrating cancer research, clinical trials and education to enable and accelerate the translation of scientific evidence into patient and community benefit.
The Centre for Cancer Research is located in the VCCC building along with alliance partner Peter Mac.
The University of Melbourne Centre for Cancer Research is located in the Melbourne Biomedical Precinct, home to more than 40 leading hospitals, research, teaching and biotechnology organisations.
Together the Precinct Partners have established a reputation as Australia’s, and one of the world’s, leading biomedical precincts. The Precinct employs close to 50,000 of the state’s brightest minds, including 10,000 researchers, and educates over 7,000 biomedical, health and medical students each year.