Aerial shot of the North Campus Research Complex

North Campus Research Complex (NCRC)

Part of the University of Michigan’s North Campus, the North Campus Research Complex (NCRC) includes 28 buildings comprising 2.1 million square feet of office, research and manufacturing space acquired from Pfizer in 2009.

Now, more than 3,500 U-M faculty, staff and students, and employees of private companies, are based in the NCRC. The Medical School has invested more than $300 million to transform the space and operate it. The facility boasts:

  • 9 shared research facilities including 11 advanced instruments
  • A range of multidisciplinary centers and institutes including the:
  • Biointerfaces Institute
  • Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation
  • Michigan Institute for Clinical & Health Research
  • Michigan Center for Integrative Research in Critical Care
  • Precision Health Initiative
  • 32-acre Mcity, a testing ground for connected and automated vehicles by the Mobility Transformation Center
  • U-M offices of Technology Transfer and the Business Engagement Center
  • A state-of-the-art Clinical Pathology facility
  • Amenities such as a child care center, fitness center, dining hall, art galleries, library services and a self-driving shuttle bus, as well as regular shuttle service to the medical and main campuses
  • More NCRC history on the Lab Blog
North Campus Research Complex
2800 Plymouth Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105