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Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund Briefing

Join us to hear more about the £400m of finance available for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the North working in the Health Care Sector.

New call for proposals: Use of Wearable and Sensor Technology and the Internet of Things for Healthcare

This call is a part of a programme of support for research and innovation that is operated by the Central Manchester University Hospitals Foundation Trust (CMFT)'s Research and Innovation Division and is part of delivering the trust's overall research strategy.

SBRI Healthcare supports novel technologies that aim to revolutionise primary care and GP services

AHSNs are co-developing novel technologies for primary care as part of its SBRI Healthcare programme. Innovations that could revolutionise GP Services have been funded to address the challenges of an ageing population.

Innovate UK Biomedical Catalyst 2017 Round 2 Late Stage Announced

UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £12 million to develop innovative ideas that will help solve healthcare challenges.

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.

Early Diagnosis Industry Challenge - 22 February to 30 March 2017

The national Cancer Vanguard recently launched a unique and innovative opportunity for a select group of industry, academic or third sector partners to work on a project improving the early diagnosis of cancer.

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

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.

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.

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.

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 which aims to help develop solutions that improve patients’ lives and support NHS efficiency.