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Innovation Nexus News Archive

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Job opportunity - Innovation Nexus Project Manager

GM AHSN and TRUSTECH are currently seeking a Project Manager for the Innovation Nexus.

Pressures in Acute Sector are target for SBRI Healthcare funding

£700K investment in innovations that target hospital efficiency

SBRI Healthcare Looks to Improve Young Lives

£900K awarded to develop innovations that support self-care and independence in children with long term conditions

The North of England Life Sciences Accelerator

The North of England Life Sciences Accelerator (NELSA) is looking for early stage businesses & those with a business idea in the life science and healthcare sector.

Innovative British healthcare companies invited to take part in Texas ‘medtech’ mission

Pioneering UK healthcare companies keen to develop or strengthen partnerships in Texas are being urged to take part in the next medtech mission to the state.

GM AHSN is recruiting a Commercial Programme Manager

Specifically this post will provide business support to SMEs across East Cheshire, as part of a 3 year business support programme funded by European Regional Development Funds.

Innovation Nexus recognised for excellence in supporting life science businesses

Greater Manchester Academic Health Science Network (GM AHSN) has been honoured with Bionow’s 2016 Business Services Award for its Innovation Nexus service which provides healthcare SMEs with and advice and support to help them introduce their innovative solutions to the NHS.

GM AHSN's Innovation Nexus makes shortlist for 15th annual Bionow Awards

The outstanding Northern life science and biomedical companies and projects of 2016 have been announced on a shortlist for the annual Bionow Awards, which take place on November 24.

GM AHSN's Innovation Funds and other opportunities

Following our “New Funding & Development Opportunities for Innovators” event, held this week (November 8) at the Nowgen Centre, Manchester, we are pleased to announce that our Ignite and Momentum funds are now open for applications.

STEP INto Healthcare

Greater Manchester Academic Health Science Network (GM AHSN), in conjunction with the Business Growth Hub, will be launching its STEP INto Healthcare development programme in early 2017. The first round of STEP INto Healthcare will be aimed at small businesses in Greater Manchester who expect to...

New funding and development opportunities for innovators

We are holding an event, on November 8th, for Greater Manchester-based innovators - from industry, academic and clinical backgrounds - which will give an overview of the latest opportunities for funding and development we are offering.

Mobilise the NHS - November 2016 & January 2017

Mobilise the NHS brings together NHS clinical staff and small digital companies to jointly design software applications that solve clinical and care problems.

Six local health innovators benefit from new Innovation Funds.

We are pleased to announce the successful companies and innovators in the first round of our new Innovation Funds.

SBRI Healthcare Awards £4 Million to Support Older People with Complex Health Needs

Five exciting innovations receive the financial backing of NHS England in competition seeking solutions for positive ageing.

Funding for innovations to help transform general practice of the future

SBRI Healthcare is delivered collaboratively by NHS England and the AHSN Network to develop innovative products and services that address unmet health needs. The autumn funding competition is now open for applications.

SBRI - Annual Review

The Small Business Research Initiative - SBRI Healthcare - launched their annual review at this year's NHS Expo. The report sets out the impact of the programme over the year but also provides a summary of the outcomes achieved in the period of the AHSN leadership (approx. four years). It...

Corporation Pop and Lucid Group Limited secure Pitch to TITCH innovation funding to work with NHS to improve care for sick children

The funding will be used to drive forward the development of: a virtual guide to reduce anxiety for children visiting hospital; and a new device aimed at improving diagnosis and treatment for children suffering from faecal incontinence.

NHS Salford CCG are looking to fund evaluations of digital health innovations

NHS Salford CCG has a fund of £450,000 to identify and evaluate digital health solutions that could help improve the services they deliver in the community.

New funding available for innovators trying to make a difference in healthcare.

We are pleased to announce three new funding opportunities for SMEs, academics and NHS innovators working in this region.

Futuristic Flyers for the NHS

A partnership between the NHS and an innovative design agency is set to change the way patients with chronic lung conditions receive education and information.