Platform Technologies

Platform Technologies

To further boost activity in the area of drug discovery and promote cross-Welsh HEI collaboration the Network has supported 10 platform projects and 3 renewals across its range of activity.  Grants have been provided to fund assays or platform technologies that will support research in the area of drug discovery.

Our 8 currently active platforms are listed below:

  • All Wales Cellular Bioenergetics Analysis Platform
  • Roboworm – Increasing the speed of anthelmintic drug discovery
  • Welsh Computer-aided Drug Design (CADD) Platform
  • Cancer Metastasis Modelling Platform
  • Antivirals Discovery and Development
  • In Vivo Imaging of Tau Distribution in the Brain
  • Novel Antimicrobial Evaluation Service
  • Development of a PDX platform for Drug Discovery and Studies of Disease Biology in Wales
  • Roboworm 2 crop