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Launch of the META Tool

NICE Scientific Advice and Greater Manchester AHSN are welcoming you to the launch of the META Tool!

Invitation to ‘Meet the NIA’

Find out all you need to know about the NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA) by coming along to one of our ‘Meet the NIA’ information events.

NHS Innovation and Technology Payment (ITP)

In his speech at last week's NHS Confederation Conference, Simon Stevens, Chief Executive of NHS England, announced the launch of the NHS Innovation and Technology Payment (ITP). This programme builds on the Innovation and Technology Tariff (ITT) which went live on 1 April 2017.

ABHI supports MedTech companies keen to forge relationships with California

The Association of British Healthcare Industries (ABHI) - the industry association for the MedTech sector in the UK - is leading a mission to California to help British companies forge stronger relationships across the state.

SBRI Healthcare announces details of next competition focused on cancer diagnosis, treatment and care

SBRI Healthcare is an NHS England funded initiative led by the Academic Health Science Networks to develop technology solutions for known healthcare challenges. The next funding round focuses on finding innovative solutions with the ability to transform screening, accelerated diagnosis and...

New funding opportunities for healthcare companies in Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester Academic Health Science Network (GM AHSN) has announced it will re-open its three funding streams to provide support to innovative healthcare practices that address the health and social care needs of the city region.

Wellcome Trust Innovator Funds

The Wellcome Trust is offering up to £500,000 to researchers who are developing healthcare innovations that could make a major impact on human health.

MIMIT FORUM: Innovation Opportunities

MIMIT (Manchester: Improving Medicine with Innovation and Technology) is offering innovators a chance to work on solutions to REAL Clinical Needs Projects to be presented at this Forum: Safer and more accurate ways to locate the trachea (windpipe) when inserting tracheostomy tubes ...

Corporation Pop receive funding from Nominet Trust for augmented reality hospital app

Nominet Trust has awarded £50,000 to Corporation Pop, a GM AHSN supported SME, through its seventh round of Social Tech Seed funding.

How to develop evidence and commissioning for your medical device

Are you: A Medical or Health Technology Small to Medium Enterprise?  Wanting your devices to be trialled or evaluated?  Unsure on how to get your products procured by the NHS? If so, the North West Surgical Trials Centre, in collaboration with both the Greater...

NIHR Child Prosthetics Industry Collaboration Survey

On the 20th September 2016 the Department of Health announced a total of £1.5M funding for child prosthetic research and technology. The national Child Prosthetics Research Collaboration will bring together clinicians, academics and industry partners so that innovations and research into child...

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.

New opportunities for Small and Medium Enterprises in Greater Manchester and East Cheshire

Working in partnership with the GM Business Growth Hub and the Innovation Agency (North West Coast AHSN), Greater Manchester Academic Health Science Network (GM AHSN) is helping Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to do business with the NHS.

BRIDGING THE GAP: Event

TITCH (Technology Innovation Transforming Child Health) is a national healthcare technology network that has been established to support the development of technology solutions to help improve children’s healthcare.

Supporting a digital solution to diabetes foot health

Entec Health Ltd, a Surrey-based healthcare innovation company, has successfully engaged via GM AHSN’s Innovation Nexus with two lead clinicians at Central Manchester University Hospitals Foundation Trust (CMFT).

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.