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Innovation Nexus News Archive

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Funding Boost for Urgent and Emergency Care Services From SBRI Healthcare

£1.3 million awarded to develop innovative new technologies that reduce pressures on A&E

Greater Manchester AHSN has been jointly leading this call with SBRI Healthcare, an NHS...

The good news about NHS procurement

Nick Allen is procurement advisor for GM AHSN, where he puts more than 30 years of NHS experience to use, helping companies get their products into public sector healthcare.

More success for Zilico

Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CMFT) is the latest organistation to adopt Zilico's pioneering innovation - ZedScan™ - to improve the speed and accuracy in...

1,000 patient case study published for ZedScan™

Zilico Ltd has published a 1,000 patient case study for its cervical cancer diagnostic system, ZedScan™.

The patient review in to the routine use of ZedScan as an adjunct to colposcopy...

Senior citizens in Manchester play computer games to prevent falls

Neighbours Joy (80) and Bert (90) who live in Sale, Manchester, have been keeping active by trialling new computer games designed specifically to prevent older people suffering falls, called...

TITCH Innovation Workshop

National healthcare technology network, TITCH, are working with GM AHSN and CMFT to run an afternoon workshop on improving children's healthcare.

Technology Innovation Challenge call now open!

Calling all innovators! GM AHSN is once again working with MIMIT, to fund companies developing products and solutions to unmet healthcare needs.

Happy Birthday to our Innovation Nexus!

Our Innovation Nexus - www.intohealth.org is one year old this week! We launched the Nexus last October to provide support to medtech and healthcare SMEs in Greater Manchester,...

Our support for SMEs and focus on increasing NHS procurement spend on SMEs is featured in the HSJ

One of the core objectives of AHSNs is the creation of wealth through the spread of new products and services, which at Greater Manchester AHSN, we are addressing in part with a programme of...

Greater Manchester AHSN to jointly lead latest SBRI Healthcare call for innovative projects to reduce pressure on urgent and emergency care

SBRI Healthcare, an NHS England funded initiative to develop innovative products and services that address unmet health needs, today announced the launch of its latest clinically-led competition...

UK’s Minister for Life Sciences celebrates the success of GM AHSN’s Innovation Nexus

Speaking at the Health & Social Care Expo in Manchester last week, Minster George Freeman spoke of the current opportunities and challenges facing the NHS.

Innovation Nexus support Med-Tech companies move to Manchester

Innovation Nexus has supported several med-tech companies to open offices and laboratories in the North West over the last few months.

GM AHSN supports £1m leveraged funding for SMEs

SMEs are benefiting from £1 million funding leveraged through GM AHSN’s work, which is directly leading to job creation for the local area.

Manchester first to adopt Congenica’s SapientiaTM technology

Manchester is to become the first NHS genetics service in the country to use genome DNA sequence analysis supported by SapientiaTM, a technology developed by UK company Congenica; a recent spinout...

GM AHSN secures 2nd big win in supporting a local company win NHS Contract

Greater Manchester Academic Health Science Network has secured a second big win in supporting a Manchester-based company with a three-year contract with the NHS.

Event: Joint EFGCP-MedTech Europe conference, London, June 2015

This Joint EFGCP-MedTech Europe conference will explore existing best practices and forthcoming changes in the clinical development of medical devices. Through dialogue between regulators,...

Spreading innovation to improve patient care

GM AHSN is providing funding to enable a local SME to engage with Fracture Liaison Services across the area.

BSI publishes a code of practice for health and wellness apps

BSI has published a code of practice which defines a set of quality criteria for the development, testing and releasing of health and wellness apps.

Healthcare Innovations: Protect Your Intellectual Property

You can use IPR to protect your ideas, trade secrets and creations – and your business’ growth. Want to know more? Check out our latest infographic: