The Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC) Project is delivering a $1 billion world-class cancer centre being built in Parkville, Melbourne and the new facilities will sit amongst a rich concentration of world-renowned educational, research and clinical facilities.
It is being developed on the site of the former Royal Dental Hospital and also includes new facilities across the road at The Royal Melbourne Hospital - City Campus.
The VCCC will rival the world’s best and will be home to hundreds of talented researchers and clinicians with access to state-of-the-art technologies. It will be a magnet for the best and brightest minds in cancer research, education and training, treatment and care and will position the VCCC in the top 10 of cancer centres worldwide.
The VCCC Facility has:
OGTR/NATA/ARPANSA and TGA PC2 Laboratories
TGA /GMP Clean room spaces;
- Cyclotron – Radionuclie dispensing – Grade C Cleanrooms
- Cytotoxic Pharmacy – Cytotoxic dispensing – Grade B Cleanrooms
- Radiopharmacy - Radionuclie dispensing – Grade C Cleanrooms
- Centre for Blood Cell Therapies – PC3 clean contained Grade B Cleanroom
- Centre for Blood Cell Therapies – PC2 clean contained Grade C Cleanroom
OGTR/AWB/NHMRC and TGA PC2 Laboratories (AWB and NHMRC relate to Animal welfare)
The successful completion of this project resulted in LCI receiving the judge's award at The Australian Engineering Excellence Awards (AEEA) 2016 for the submission Supporting Cancer Research and Treatment through Mechanical Design.