The Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute Innovation Centre

Giving researchers access to state-of-the-art equipment and cutting-edge technologies.

Proudly supported by the NSW Government, the Innovation Centre features the latest technology, including high-content and high-throughput technologies, uniquely suited to translational medical research including disease modelling, mechanism deconvolution and validation of therapeutics. Each facility has dedicated staff with outstanding technological and biological expertise.

The Innovation Centre is dedicated to facilitating and expediting research outcomes across all aspects of human health including cardiovascular disease, neurological, metabolic and immune disorders, and cancer. The technologies and expertise at the Innovation Centre can also support research and development activities in other sectors beyond health.

Innovation Centre Services

The Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute Innovation Centre offers fully serviced provisions by expert Innovation Centre Facility staff.

Our services are suitable for:

Researchers can choose between self-access and training-provided services.

Innovation Centre Service Offerings

To learn more about the Innovation Centre or to discuss your needs, bespoke services, and to enquire about costs, please contact:

Dr. Jacek L. Kolanowski, BSc, MSc, PhD, hab.
Head, Research Facilities & Innovation Centre

Learn more about funding opportunities to access Innovation Centre services. Full lists of competencies, infrastructure, technologies, and contact person can also be found in each Facility below.

The Innovation Centre Facilities

The unique combination of expertise & technologies available within the Innovation Centre are detailed for each of the Facilities below. Please contact us to discuss your needs, and to enquire about our competitive pricing.

Innovation Centre Grants and Special Services

Teaming up with innovative and visionary partners across Australia, the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute is able to offer some unique services and access to latest start-of-the-art technology and instruments. Take a look at some of the funding opportunities and special services that we provide.

Scientist in the Innovation Centre - CVRN Grants

CVRN - Innovation Centre Grants

Partnering with CVRN, we offer an exciting opportunity, which provides early to mid-career researchers (EMCRs) access to the Innovation Centre to support short-term projects focussed on cardiovascular research.

The 2024 NSW CVRN-VCCRI Research Innovation Grant Applications have now closed.

Scientist with tubes in the Innovation Centre - Pipeline Accelerator Program

Pipeline Accelerator Program

The Innovation Centre is an official service provider for Therapeutic Innovation Australia under their Small Molecules - High throughput screening capability.

Through their Pipeline Accelerator Program, vouchers are available to academic and commercial researchers across Australia to access Innovation Centre Facilities.

Phoenix pluripotent stem cells Science Art

Stem Cell Production Facility iPSC Reprogramming Service

In partnership with Phenomics Australia, the Innovation Centre provides human induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) reprogramming services.

Learn how the Stem Cell Production Facility can deliver patient specific iPSC disease models to aid research from both academic and industry partners.

Innovation Centre Staff

Your Innovation Centre Experts

Learn about the experts behind the most advanced microscopy platforms, high-throughput, revolutionary tools, CT and robotic technologies.

Acknowledgement of Country

The Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute acknowledges Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures; and to Elders past and present.

Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute - The Home of Heart Research for 30 Years