Growing a UK cell therapy industry delivering health and wealth.


The Cell Therapy Catapult vision is for the UK to be a global leader in the development, delivery and commercialisation of cell therapy.

Where businesses can start, grow and confidently develop cell therapies, delivering them to patients rapidly, efficiently and effectively.


The Cell Therapy Catapult will grow the industry in the UK to substantial and sustainable levels by:

  • Taking products into clinical trial, de-risking them for further investment
  • Providing clinical expertise and access to NHS clinical partners
  • Providing technical expertise and infrastructure to ensure products can be made to GMP and delivered cost effectively
  • Providing regulatory expertise to ensure that products can get to the clinic safely in the shortest time
  • Providing opportunities for collaboration, nationally and globally
  • Providing access to business expertise, grants and investment finance so that commercially viable products are progressed and investable propositions generated