About us

The Griffin Institute for Surgical Training and Research is a leading charity.

We possess nearly 30 years of experience, converting the best in surgical training and medical research into genuine successes that transform patient care.

Our  mission is to improve patient safety and outcomes by:

  • Providing bespoke training in robotic surgery and other advanced minimally invasive surgical (MIS) techniques in state-of-the-art facilities
  • Supporting translational and innovative research that advances patient health
  • Delivering high-quality and novel preclinical (CRO) studies.


We are delighted to announce that our Honorary President and benefactor, John Griffin, has been awarded a knighthood in the New Year Honours List for services to Business and to Charity.

We thank Sir John for all his support and congratulate him on this deeply deserved award.

About us

The Griffin Institute

Our Medical Research
We are at the forefront of medical research, with a remarkable track record in developing cutting-edge initiatives which accelerate innovative solutions that translate into new treatments designed to make a noticeable difference to people’s lives.
Preclinical Research Services
Our scientific and research team provides high quality studies to propel research, through the most appropriate models, into the marketplace. We provide a full, comprehensive and bespoke service tailored to specific requirements.
Healthcare Training
Building on our long experience in delivering microsurgical courses, we are expanding and developing healthcare training across a range of specialties.

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