The centre of innovative medical discoveries. The Medicines Discovery Catapult is a new, national centre of applied R&D expertise to promote and support innovative, fast-to-patient drug discovery in the UK through collaborative projects across the community. MDC work with biopharma companies of all sizes, translational researchers, technology experts, patient groups and the contract research and finance sectors to help transform great ideas into commercial products and services for the wider health and wealth of the country. By developing and validating new ways of discovering new medicines, and promoting key talent and expertise across sectors, MDC can help the UK maintain its heritage position as a global leader in this key industry. Find out more with Adrian Dawkes of PharmaVentures, as he discusses the significance of having patients in the centre of drug discovery with Chris Molloy, CEO of MDC.