The challenges we face
Companies, especially SMEs, can face significant challenges to introduce their new and innovative products into the NHS. The complexity of public procurement, patient safety and a risk averse culture across multiple organisations can be daunting. The Innovation Nexus aims to provide a single source of resource that can help companies, particularly SMEs, understand the steps that need to be taken to support their business planning and engage with the NHS more easily, thus progressing the adoption of their innovation at pace and with fewer unanticipated obstacles.
How can the Innovation Nexus help me?
Speak directly to a GM AHSN advisor with NHS expertise
Help with navigating NHS procurement
Information about funding and investment
Help with setting up a trial of your innovation
Information on science parks and office locations
Connect you with relevant organisations
MAHSE launches its Service Improvement & Innovation Fellowships
The Manchester Academy for Healthcare Scientist Education (MAHSE) is now accepting applications for its Service Improvement and Innovation Fellowships scheme which is aimed at healthcare science staff from all disciplines in the North West region.
The funding will facilitate the career and professional development of healthcare science assistants, associates, practitioners and early career healthcare scientists, by enabling them to participate in projects that improve patient care through making innovations in healthcare science and service delivery. Applicants can request up to £20,000 to cover the costs of their projects.
The Fellowships are being awarded as part of the Health Education England (North West) funded MAHSE Research and Innovation Project which aims to support the development of a research and innovation culture in the healthcare science workforce
Find out more about this opportunity by visiting the MAHSE Service Improvement and Innovation Fellowships webpage.